Jan Vaník

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Jan Vaník (7 May 1891[1][2] – 12 June 1950) was a Czechoslovak footballer. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[3] On a club level, he played for AC Sparta Prague and SK Slavia Prague, becoming the top goalscorer of the Czechoslovak First League in the 1925 season.[2]

Jan Vaník
Jan Vaník.jpg
Jan Vaník in 1922
Personal information
Date of birth (1891-05-07)7 May 1891
Place of birth Prague, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 12 June 1950(1950-06-12) (aged 59)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1920–1925 Czechoslovakia 12 (10)


  1. ^ Profile at the official website of FAČR
  2. ^ a b Jan Vaník padesátníkem (Jan Vaník turns fifty) in Moravská orlice newspaper, 8 May 1941.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jan Vaník Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 1 October 2018.