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Václav Pšenička, Jr.

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameVáclav•Pšenička, Jr.
Used nameVáclav•Pšenička, Jr.
Born14 May 1931 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
Died31 December 2015 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
Measurements75, 82 kg
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic

Biography

Václav Pšenička, Jr. had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1953 European Championships Middleweight class (362.5 kg); 3rd in the 1954 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (395.0 kg); 2nd in the 1955 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (395.0 kg); 2nd in the 1956 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (400.0 kg); 2nd in the 1957 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (402.5 kg); 3rd in the 1958 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (417.5 kg); 3rd in the 1959 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (402.5 kg).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Weightlifting TCH CZE Václav Pšenička, Jr.
Middleweight, Men (Olympic) 11
1956 Summer Olympics Weightlifting TCH CZE Václav Pšenička, Jr.
Light-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 6

Olympic family relations