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Jiří Kormaník

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJiří•Kormaník
Used nameJiří•Kormaník
Born26 March 1935 in Scăiuş (ROU)
Died3 November 2017 in Chomutov (CZE)
Measurements178 cm / 79 kg
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic

Biography

Jiří Kormaník competed in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1960, 1964, and 1968 Olympics, winning a silver medal in 1964 at Tokyo. He also won two bronze medals in Greco-Roman at the World Championships, in 1965 and 1968. Kormaník also carried the Czechoslovakian flag at the 1960 Roma Opening Ceremony. He was a 10-time Czechoslovak champion between 1958-68, failing only in 1966. He also wrestled freestyle, winning Czechoslovak titles in that style in 1958-60 and 1962. His recorded career matches totaled 635, with 501 victories, 78 defeats, and 56 draws.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Wrestling TCH CZE Jiří Kormaník
Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 9
1964 Summer Olympics Wrestling TCH CZE Jiří Kormaník
Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1968 Summer Olympics Wrestling TCH CZE Jiří Kormaník
Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC

Other participations

Games Role NOC Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony TCH CZE Jiří Kormaník