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Ladislav Bačík

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLadislav•Bačík
Used nameLadislav•Bačík
Born24 July 1933 in Piešťany (SVK)
Died6 January 2016 in Piešťany (SVK)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Slovakia

Biography

Ladislav Bačík was a backstroke swimmer who competed at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics. He also competed at both the 1954 and 1958 European Championships. Bačík was also a top water polo player, leading his Kúpeľov Piešťany team in scoring several times, and leading them to a Czechoslovak national title. He competed at the 1966 European Water Polo Championships in Utrecht, where he was the second leading scorer in the tournament.

Bačík graduated from Charles University in Bratislava and later became a water polo coach and taught swimming. In 2003 the Slovak Olympic Committee awarded him the SOV Bronze Circles.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) TCH SVK Ladislav Bačík
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 20
1956 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) TCH SVK Ladislav Bačík
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 16