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Bronislav Danda

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBronislav•Danda
Used nameBronislav•Danda
Nick/petnamesBronek
Born10 January 1930 in Hradec Králové (CZE)
Died31 December 2015 in Brno (CZE)
Measurements170 cm / 74 kg
AffiliationsZbrojovka Brno, Brno (CZE) / Kometa Brno, Brno (CZE)
NOC(s) Czechoslovakia
Ethnic nationCZE

Biography

Bronislav Danda was a left winger who played over 350 games in the Czechoslovak club leagues. He started out with Rapid Pardubice, but switched to Zbrojovka Brno in 1951. In 1953 he joined Ruda Hvezda (RH) Brno, playing there until 1967, with the club called ZKL Brno from 1963-67. Danda finished his career with a single season in Italy, playing for Auronzo HC in 1968-69. Danda won 11 national titles with RH/ZKL Brno. He also played football in the top Czechoslovakian league with Zbrojovka Brno.

Danda played for Czechoslovakia at the 1952, 1956, and 1960 Olympics. He also played at the 1953-55 and 1961 World Championships, winning a bronze medal in 1955 and a silver medal in 1961. He later worked as a coach in Italy and Yugoslavia.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1952 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Czechoslovakia 4 TCH Bronislav Danda
1956 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Czechoslovakia 5 TCH Bronislav Danda
1960 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Czechoslovakia 4 TCH Bronislav Danda

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