Jan Fleischmann

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJan Maria•Fleischmann
Used nameJan•Fleischmann
Born6 July 1885 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
Died23 September 1939 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
AffiliationsSlavia Praha, Praha (CZE)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic

Biography

Jan Fleischmann started out as a bandy player in the early 1900s but switched to ice hockey. He played in 1906/07 with LTC Praha and PKC Ruch, but the next year joined Slavia Praha, and was with them for the remainder of his career, retiring in 1925. Playing defense, Fleischmann skated at the 1924 Winter Olympics and the European Championships five times in 1911-14 and 1921. He won four European medals, with golds in 1911 and 1914 and silvers in 1913 and 1921. A lawyer, Fleischmann became President of the Czechoslovakian Ice Hockey Federation. Jan was the older brother of Miloslav Fleischmann, and they played together at the 1924 Winter Olympics.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1924 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) TCH CZE Jan Fleischmann
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Czechoslovakia =5

Olympic family relations

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