Jan Jindra

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJan•Jindra
Used nameJan•Jindra
Born6 March 1932 in Třeboň (CZE)
Died20 September 2021
Measurements187 cm / 105 kg
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic

Biography

Jan Jindra was a rower who represented Czechoslovakia at three consecutive Olympic Games from 1952 to 1960. He won the gold medal with the coxed fours in 1952, and the bronze medal with the eights in 1960. In 1953 (gold) and 1954 (bronze) he collected the same medals with the coxed fours at the European Championships. With the eights he won the gold medal in 1956, bronze in 1957 and 1960, and silver in 1959.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Rowing TCH CZE Jan Jindra
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Czechoslovakia 1 Gold
1956 Summer Olympics Rowing TCH CZE Jan Jindra
Eights, Men (Olympic) Czechoslovakia 3 h2 r3/4
1960 Summer Olympics Rowing TCH CZE Jan Jindra
Eights, Men (Olympic) Czechoslovakia 3 Bronze