Jan Matouš (born 30 May 1961) is a former Czechoslovakian biathlete. At the 1987 World Championships in Lake Placid, New York. Matouš won a bronze medal in the 20 km individual. He also won a silver medal in the team competition at the 1990 World Championships in Minsk. Matouš's best Olympic placing was a 9th place in the sprint event at the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo.

Jan Matouš
Personal information
Full nameJan Matouš
Born (1961-05-30) 30 May 1961 (age 61)
Vrchlabí, Czechoslovakia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Professional information
ClubŠKP Jablonec Ruda Hvezda
Olympic Games
Teams2 (1984, 1988)
World Championships
Teams7 (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons9 (1982/83–1990/91)
Individual victories2
Individual podiums5
Medal record
Men's biathlon
Representing  Czechoslovakia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1990 Oslo Team event
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Lake Placid 20 km individual

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

Event Individual Sprint Relay
  1984 Sarajevo 10th 9th 6th
  1988 Calgary 14th 16th 11th

World ChampionshipsEdit

2 medals (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Team Relay
  1983 Antholz-Anterselva 43rd 23rd 6th
  1985 Ruhpolding 17th 26th 6th
  1986 Oslo Holmenkollen 13th 5th 6th
  1987 Lake Placid Bronze 13th 9th
  1989 Feistritz 49th 14th 7th
  1990 Minsk 14th Silver
  1991 Lahti 5th 10th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was added as an event in 1989.

Individual victoriesEdit

2 victories (2 In)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1 victory
(1 In)
8 January 1987   Borovets 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1 victory
(1 In)
19 January 1989   Borovets 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.


  1. ^ "Jan Matouš". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015.

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