Josef Klapuch

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJosef•Klapuch
Used nameJosef•Klapuch
Born10 February 1906 in Zbyslavice (CZE)
Died18 December 1985 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic


Josef Klapuch had the following finishes at major championships – 1934 European Championship: Unlimited Freestyle (2nd); 1937 European Championship: Unlimited Greco-Roman (3rd).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1936 Summer Olympics Wrestling TCH CZE Josef Klapuch
Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC
Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

Other participations

Games Role NOC Nationality As
1936 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony TCH CZE Josef Klapuch