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Miloslava Misáková

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMiloslava•Misáková (-Čamková)
Used nameMiloslava•Misáková
Born25 February 1922 in Horákov (CZE)
Died1 July 2015 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
NOC(s) Czechoslovakia
Ethnic nationCZE

Biography

Miloslava Misáková was the sister of Eliska Misáková, who was on the Czechoslovak gymnastics team for the 1948 London Olympics, but contracted poliomyelitis while training in London, and died on the day the Olympic gymnastics competition began. Despite this tragedy, Miloslava Misáková won a gold medal with the Czechoslovak team. She later coached youth gymnastics and worked as a gymnastics judge. Before her death she was the oldest living Czechoslovak Olympic gold medalist.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1948 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Team All-Around, Women Olympic Czechoslovakia 1 Gold Representing Czechoslovakia    

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Created: Paul Tchir at March 04, 2012 16:09, Last edited: Paul Tchir at July 02, 2015 18:13