Open main menu

Czech Republic at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Czech Republic competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. A team of 83 athletes in 11 sports competed for the country.[1]

Czech Republic at the
2014 Winter Olympics
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
IOC codeCZE
NOCCzech Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.cz ‹See Tfd›(in Czech) ‹See Tfd›(in English)
in Sochi
Competitors88 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Šárka Strachová (opening)[1][2]
Ondřej Moravec (closing)[3]
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Total
8
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Bohemia (1900–1912)
 Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Alpine skiingEdit

Czech Republic qualified for the following events:[4]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ondřej Bank Downhill N/A 2:08.24 20
Super-G N/A 1:19.11 9
Combined 1:53.38 2 53.46 16 2:46.84 7
Slalom DNS
Giant slalom 1:22.01 2 1:24.28 15 2:46.29 5
Kryštof Krýzl Slalom 49.63 32 DNF
Giant slalom DNF
Combined 1:56.68 32 53.21 14 2:49.89 19
Filip Trejbal Slalom 50.80 38 DNF
Martin Vráblík Downhill N/A 2:11.73 35
Super-G N/A 1:22.01 33
Combined 1:56.36 29 51.56 5 2:47.92 16
Slalom DNF
Giant slalom 1:24.83 33 1:26.01 =30 2:50.84 31
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Martina Dubovská Slalom 57.80 28 53.62 21 1:51.42 22
Giant slalom DNF
Klára Křížová Downhill N/A 1:43.47 21
Super-G N/A 1:28.30 17
Combined 1:44.89 18 57.51 17 2:42.40 19
Kateřina Pauláthová Super-G N/A 1:30.17 25
Slalom DNF
Giant slalom DNF
Šárka Strachová Combined 1:46.51 25 50.10 1 2:36.61 9
Slalom 55.14 14 52.25 7 1:47.39 10
Giant slalom DNF

BiathlonEdit

Based on their performance at the 2012 and 2013 Biathlon World Championships, Czech Republic qualified 5 men and 5 women.[5]

 
Jaroslav Soukup won bronze in the men's sprint
Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Michal Krčmář Individual 56:14.1 3 (1+1+1+0) 61
Tomáš Krupčík Sprint 27:39.3 2 (1+1) 75
Ondřej Moravec Sprint 24:48.1 0 (0+0) 8
Pursuit 34:02.7 0 (0+0+0+0)  
Individual 51:55.8 2 (1+0+0+1) 18
Mass start 42:42.9 0 (0+0+0+0)  
Michal Šlesingr Sprint 25:51.7 1 (1+0) 31
Pursuit DNS
Individual 55:57.9 2 (1+0+0+1) 57
Jaroslav Soukup Sprint 24:39.2 0 (0+0)  
Pursuit 35:35.0 4 (0+0+2+2) 20
Individual 51:55.1 1 (1+0+0+0) 17
Mass start 45:22.2 4 (0+1+0+3) 24
Michal Krčmář
Tomáš Krupčík
Ondřej Moravec
Jaroslav Soukup
Team relay 1:15:11.9 5 (0+5) 11
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Jitka Landová Sprint 23:16.9 2 (1+1) 50
Pursuit 35:37.6 5 (0+2+3+0) 52
Individual 52:05.7 6 (2+1+2+1) 60
Eva Puskarčíková Sprint 23:00.9 1 (1+0) 45
Pursuit 33:59.0 2 (0+0+1+1) 42
Individual 47:34.6 1 (0+0+0+1) 22
Gabriela Soukalová Sprint 22:17.5 3 (3 + 0) 29
Pursuit 30:18.3 1 (0+0+0+1) 4
Individual 45:17.1 2 (0+1+0+1) 4
Mass start 35:45.8 1 (0+0+0+1)  
Veronika Vítková Sprint 21:50.8 0 (0+0) 16
Pursuit 31:42.9 2 (1+0+0+1) 21
Individual 45:46.0 1 (0+0+0+1) 6
Mass start 36:49.3 0 (0+0+0+0) 8
Jitka Landová
Eva Puskarčíková
Gabriela Soukalová
Veronika Vítková
Team relay 1:11:25.7 14 (0+14) 4
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Ondřej Moravec
Gabriela Soukalová
Jaroslav Soukup
Veronika Vítková
Team relay 1:09:49.6 7 (0+7)  

BobsleighEdit

 
Czech Two-man sled

Czech Republic qualified a four-man sled in bobsleigh. The qualification was based on the world rankings as of 20 January 2014.[6]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Michal Vacek
Jan Vrba*
Two-man 57.72 24 57.75 23 57.71 23 Did not advance 2:53.18 24
Dominik Dvořák
Dominik Suchý
Michal Vacek
Jan Vrba*
Four-man 55.95 17 55.47 =7 55.95 14 55.80 13 3:43.17 14

* – Denotes the driver of each sled

Cross-country skiingEdit

According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Czech Republic qualified a total quota of 10 athletes in the following events.[7]

Distance
Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Lukáš Bauer 15 km classical N/A 39:28.6 +58.9 5
50 km freestyle N/A 1:48:51.3 +1:56.1 31
Martin Jakš 30 km skiathlon 37:20.5 39 33:00.9 24 1:10:25.1 +2:36.7 28
50 km freestyle N/A 1:50:00.5 +3:05.3 37
Jiří Magál 30 km skiathlon 37:45.6 46 34:23.0 43 1:12:49.5 +4:34.1 44
50 km freestyle N/A 1:56:28.7 +9:33.5 52
Petr Novák 30 km skiathlon 37:56.0 47 32:59.2 21 1:11:28.5 +3:13.1 36
50 km freestyle N/A 1:48:41.0 +1:45.8 29
Lukáš Bauer
Martin Jakš
Dušan Kožíšek
Aleš Razým
4×10 km relay N/A 1:30:36.8 +1:54.8 8
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Klára Moravcová 10 km classical N/A 32:00.6 +3:42.8 48
15 km skiathlon 22:00.9 56 21:57.2 56 44:40.8 +6:07.2 58
30 km freestyle N/A 1:20:56.4 +9:51.2 45
Petra Nováková 15 km skiathlon 20:16.5 33 20:26.0 33 41:20.7 +2:47.1 36
30 km freestyle N/A 1:17:49.6 +6:44.4 37
Eva Vrabcová-Nývltová 10 km classical N/A 30:06.7 +1:48.9 21
15 km skiathlon 19:51.0 17 19:44.1 11 40:08.8 +1:35.2 11
30 km freestyle N/A 1:12:27.1 +1:21.9 5
Karolína Grohová
Klára Moravcová
Petra Nováková
Eva Vrabcová-Nývltová
4×5 km relay N/A 56:29.8 +3:27.1 10
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dušan Kožíšek Men's sprint 3:40.56 41 Did not advance
Aleš Razým 3:43.24 49 Did not advance
Martin Jakš
Aleš Razým
Men's team sprint N/A 23:39.06 2 Q 24:01.83 9
Karolína Grohová Women's sprint 2:41.75 38 Did not advance
Petra Nováková 2:39.44 25 Q 2:47.52 5 Did not advance

Figure skatingEdit

Czech Republic achieved the following quota places:

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Michal Březina Men's singles 81.95 12 Q 151.67 13 233.62 10
Tomáš Verner 81.09 13 Q 151.90 12 232.99 11
Elizaveta Ukolova Ladies' singles 51.87 20 Q 84.55 23 136.42 22

Freestyle skiingEdit

Czech Republic qualified five quota places in the following events:[8]

Moguls
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank
Nikola Sudová Women's moguls 31.30 14.86 20.38 11 31.48 14.98 20.43 3 Q 30.76 16.08 21.82 1 Q 32.09 15.76 20.97 9 Did not advance
Tereza Vaculíková 34.03 13.02 17.46 20 DNF Did not advance
Ski cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Tomáš Kraus Men's ski cross 1:17.41 10 3 Did not advance 18
Nikol Kučerová Women's ski cross DNF 27 3 Did not advance 24
Andrea Zemanová 1:25.96 20 3 Did not advance 21

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Slopestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Marek Skála Men's slopestyle 51.60 54.60 54.60 26 Did not advance

Ice hockeyEdit

Czech Republic qualified a men's team by being one of the 9 highest ranked teams in the IIHF World Ranking following the 2012 World Championships.[9][10]

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the Czech roster in the men's ice hockey tournament of the 2014 Winter Olympics.[11][12]

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2013–14 team
1 G Jakub Kovář 184 cm (6 ft 0 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 19 July 1988 Písek   Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (KHL)
2 D Marek Židlický 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 3 February 1977 Most   New Jersey Devils (NHL)
3 D Radko Gudas 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 5 June 1990 Kladno   Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
5 D Ladislav Šmíd 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 1 February 1986 Frýdlant   Calgary Flames (NHL)
7 D Tomáš Kaberle 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 2 March 1978 Rakovník   Kladno (CZE)
8 D Michal Barinka 192 cm (6 ft 4 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 12 June 1984 Vyškov   Vítkovice (CZE)
9 F Milan Michálek 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 103 kg (227 lb) 7 December 1984 Jindřichův Hradec   Ottawa Senators (NHL)
10 F Roman Červenka 181 cm (5 ft 11 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 10 December 1985 Prague   SKA Saint Petersburg (KHL)
11 F Martin Hanzal 196 cm (6 ft 5 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 20 February 1987 České Budějovice   Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
12 F Jiří Novotný 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 12 August 1983 Pelhřimov   Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL)
14 F Tomáš PlekanecC 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 31 October 1982 Kladno   Montreal Canadiens (NHL)
18 F Ondřej Palát 181 cm (5 ft 11 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 28 March 1991 Frýdek-Místek   Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
23 D Zbyněk Michálek 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 23 December 1982 Jindřichův Hradec   Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
25 D Lukáš Krajíček 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 11 March 1983 Prostějov   Dinamo Minsk (KHL)
26 F Patrik EliášA 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 13 April 1976 Třebíč   New Jersey Devils (NHL)
31 G Ondřej Pavelec 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 31 August 1987 Kladno   Winnipeg Jets (NHL)
32 D Michal Rozsíval 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 3 September 1978 Vlašim   Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
46 F David Krejčí 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 28 April 1986 Šternberk   Boston Bruins (NHL)
53 G Alexander Salák 186 cm (6 ft 1 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 5 January 1987 Strakonice   SKA Saint Petersburg (KHL)
67 F Michael Frolík 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 17 February 1988 Kladno   Winnipeg Jets (NHL)
68 F Jaromír JágrA 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 15 February 1972 Kladno   New Jersey Devils (NHL)
83 F Aleš Hemský 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 13 August 1983 Pardubice   Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
89 F Jakub Voráček 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 15 August 1989 Kladno   Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
91 F Martin Erat 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 28 August 1981 Třebíč   Washington Capitals (NHL)
93 F Petr Nedvěd 192 cm (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 9 December 1971 Liberec   Bílí Tygři Liberec (CZE)

Forward Vladimír Sobotka was also selected but was unable to participate due to injury. He was replaced by Martin Erat.[13]


Group stage
Team
GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts
  Sweden 3 3 0 0 0 10 5 +5 9
   Switzerland 3 2 0 0 1 2 1 +1 6
  Czech Republic 3 1 0 0 2 6 7 −1 3
  Latvia 3 0 0 0 3 5 10 −5 0
12 February 2014
21:00
Czech Republic  2–4
(0–2, 2–2, 0–0)
  SwedenBolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi
Attendance: 11,419

14 February 2014
12:00
Czech Republic  4–2
(2–1, 2–1, 0–0)
  LatviaBolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi
Attendance: 5,831

15 February 2014
21:00
Switzerland   1–0
(1–0, 0–0, 0–0)
  Czech RepublicBolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi
Attendance: 10,253
Qualification playoffs
18 February 2014
21:00
Czech Republic  5–3
(3–0, 1–1, 1–2)
  SlovakiaShayba Arena, Sochi
Attendance: 3,628
Quarterfinals
19 February 2014
21:00
United States  5–2
(3–1, 1–0, 1–1)
  Czech RepublicShayba Arena, Sochi
Attendance: 4,606

LugeEdit

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ondřej Hyman Men's singles 53.222 24 53.145 25 52.783 26 52.708 26 3:31.858 25
Antonín Brož
Lukáš Brož
Men's doubles 50.665 15 50.387 11 N/A 1:41.052 13
Vendula Kotenová Women's singles 51.760 25 51.492 24 51.856 26 51.567 24 3:26.675 24
Antonín Brož
Lukáš Brož
Ondřej Hyman
Vendula Kotenová
Mixed team relay 55.600 9 56.926 11 57.279 8 N/A 2:49.805 9

Nordic combinedEdit

Czech Republic qualified a total of four athletes and a spot in the team relay.[8]

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance Points Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Pavel Churavý Normal hill/10 km 96.5 114.9 22 24:26.1 27 25:32.1 23
Large hill/10 km 123.0 103.6 24 24:10.0 32 25:52.0 32
Miroslav Dvořák Normal hill/10 km 89.5 101.8 44 23:59.6 18 25:58.6 29
Large hill/10 km 125.0 104.2 22 22:21.1 1 24:00.1 11
Tomáš Portyk Normal hill/10 km 97.5 119.8 13 25:30.2 36 26:17.2 32
Large hill/10 km 120.5 101.0 26 24:01.8 25 24:59.8 25
Tomáš Slavík Normal hill/10 km 94.0 108.1 33 24:09.4 22 25:43.4 25
Large hill/10 km 120.5 101.0 26 23:44.2 29 25:36.2 29
Pavel Churavý
Miroslav Dvořák
Tomáš Portyk
Tomáš Slavík
Team large hill/4×5 km 493.0 440.0 5 48:40.1 8 49:36.1 7

Short track speed skatingEdit

Czech Republic qualified 1 man (1500 m) and 1 woman (1000 m, 1500 m) for the Olympics during World Cup 3 and 4 in November 2013.

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vojtěch Loudín 1500 m 2:14.906 5 Did not advance 26
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kateřina Novotná 1000 m PEN Did not advance
1500 m 2:27.232 6 N/A Did not advance 31

Qualification legend: ADV – Advanced due to being impeded by another skater; FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Ski jumpingEdit

Czech Republic received the following start quotas:

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Antonín Hájek Men's large hill 117.0 91.8 34 Q 128.0 113.6 28 Q 124.5 112.1 28 225.7 28
Lukáš Hlava Men's normal hill 92.5 108.7 24 Q 91.5 105.7 46 Did not advance
Jakub Janda Men's normal hill 98.5 117.0 10 Q 98.5 125.2 17 Q 96.5 118.6 21 243.8 19
Men's large hill 124.5 113.6 10 Q 127.0 115.3 27 Q 126.0 116.3 27 231.6 27
Roman Koudelka Men's normal hill 99.5 121.3 6 Q 98.5 122.5 24 Q 99.5 124.3 13 246.8 16
Men's large hill 120.0 104.6 20 Q 128.0 119.1 21 Q 125.5 124.4 14 243.5 19
Jan Matura Men's normal hill 97.0 118.5 8 Q 96.5 123.9 18 Q 95.5 115.6 25 239.5 23
Men's large hill 120.5 106.4 17 Q 131.0 125.6 11 Q 121.0 119.2 22 244.8 18
Antonín Hájek
Jakub Janda
Roman Koudelka
Jan Matura
Men's team large hill N/A 504.0 476.0 7 Q 516.5 491.8 7 967.8 7

SnowboardingEdit

Czech Republic qualified six quota places in the following events:

Alpine
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Ester Ledecká Women's giant slalom 1:49.17 10 Q   Riegler (AUT)
W −0.49
  Kummer (SUI)
L +0.30
Did not advance
Women's slalom 1:03.74 2 Q   Soboleva (RUS)
W −0.18
  Karstens (GER)
L +0.30
Did not advance
Freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Šárka Pančochová Women's halfpipe 42.75 66.25 66.25 8 Q 34.00 31.50 34.00 9 Did not advance
Women's slopestyle 77.75 33.75 77.75 5 QS 90.50 22.50 90.50 1 QF 86.25 20.00 86.25 5

Qualification Legend: QF – Qualify directly to final; QS – Qualify to semifinal

Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
David Bakeš Men's snowboard cross CAN 4 Did not advance =25
Emil Novák CAN 4 Did not advance =25
Eva Samková Women's snowboard cross 1:20.61 1 N/A 1 Q 1 FA 1  

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Speed skatingEdit

Based on the results from the fall World Cups during the 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup season, Czech Republic earned the following start quotas:

Women
 
Martina Sáblíková won silver in the 3000 m.
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Karolína Erbanová 500 m 38.23 9 38.62 13 76.86 10
1000 m N/A 1:15.74 10
1500 m N/A 1:58.23 13
Martina Sáblíková 3000 m N/A 4:01.95  
5000 m N/A 6:51.54  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Goddard, Emily (2 January 2014). "Vancouver 2010 medallist Strachová named as Czech Flagbearer for Sochi 2014". www.insidethegames.biz/. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). www.olympic.org/. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). The International Olympic Committee (IOC). 23 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 30.12.2013" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 30 December 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  5. ^ "2014 Winter Olympics Biathlon NOC quota". Real Biathlon. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014" (PDF). International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation. December 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  7. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 24.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 24 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  8. ^ a b "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014" (PDF). International Ski Federation. December 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2012.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Nine teams go to Sochi 2014". International Ice Hockey Federation. May 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
  10. ^ Nick Zaccardi (6 January 2014). "Jaromir Jagr, Petr Nedved headline Czech Republic Olympic hockey team". NBC Olympictalk. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  11. ^ "Jagr, Nedved provide veteran presence on Czech roster". TSN.ca.
  12. ^ Team Roster Czech Republic
  13. ^ "Sobotka Placed on IR with Leg Injury". NHL.com. 1 February 2014.

External linksEdit