František Pecháček

František Pecháček (15 February 1896 – 3 February 1944) was a Czech gymnast who competed for Czechoslovakia in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was born in Záhornice near Městec Králové and was murdered in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp.[1]

František Pecháček
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Personal information
Country represented Czechoslovakia
Born(1896-02-15)15 February 1896
Záhornice, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
Died3 February 1944(1944-02-03) (aged 47)
Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, Nazi Germany
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics
Years on national teamTCH
Medal record

In 1920 he was a member of the Czechoslovak gymnastic team which finished fourth in the team event.[2]


  1. ^ "František Pecháček". Olympedia. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2020.

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