Miloslav Bělonožník

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Referee
SexMale
Full nameMiloslav•Bělonožník
Used nameMiloslav•Bělonožník
Born11 July 1918 in Vysoké nad Jizerou (CZE)
Died12 January 2010 in Liberec (CZE)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czechia

Biography

The Czechoslovakian ski jumping champion of 1948, Miloslav Bělonožník finished 16th in the St. Moritz Games that year. His greatest result came 7 years later, when he set an unofficial world record, landing after 107 m in Oberstdorf (Germany). After ending his active career, he designed ski jumping hills. With that background, he became chairman of the jumping hills subcomittte of the International Skiing Federation (FIS). In this function, he made the ski jumping world record an official record. As late as 2009, Bělonožník was still involved in the organization of the Nordic Skiing World Cup in his home town, Liberec.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1948 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) TCH CZE Miloslav Bělonožník
Large Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 16

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role Nationality As
1960 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) TCH CZE Miloslav Bělonožník
Individual, Men (Olympic) Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Judge #4
1972 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) TCH CZE Miloslav Bělonožník
Individual, Men (Olympic) Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Judge #5
Ski Jumping (Skiing) TCH CZE Miloslav Bělonožník
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Judge #4
Large Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) Final Standings Judge #4