Jana Hlavaty

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJana•Hlavaty (Ledvinkova-)
Used nameJana•Hlavaty
Born25 August 1941 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
NOC United States


A native of Czechoslovakia, Jana Hlavaty was naturalized as a US citizen in January 1976, enabling her to compete for the US at the 1976 Winter Olympics. Hlavaty had a masters degree from Charles University in Prague. In 1978 she began a long-time career as the director of cross-country skiing at Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Jana Hlavaty
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 35
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 37
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 9