Jolana Matoušková

Jolana Matoušková née Davidková (born 1979) is a retired Czech para table tennis player who competed in international level events. She is remembered as one of Czech Republic's most successful para table tennis player by winning five Paralympic medals, three-time World champion and seven-time European champion. [1][2][3]

Jolana Matoušková
Personal information
BornPlzeň, Czech Republic
Sport
Country Czech Republic
SportPara table tennis
Disability classC10
Retired2004
Medal record
Para table tennis
Representing  Czech Republic
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Women's singles C10
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Women's singles C10
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Women's teams C6-10
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Women's teams C6-10
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Women's singles C10
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Paris Women's open singles
Gold medal – first place 1998 Paris Women's singles C10
Gold medal – first place 1998 Paris Women's teams C6-10
Silver medal – second place 2002 Taipei Women's singles C10
Silver medal – second place 2002 Taipei Women's teams C10
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Stockholm Women's open singles
Gold medal – first place 1997 Stockholm Women's singles C10
Gold medal – first place 1997 Stockholm Women's teams C10
Gold medal – first place 1999 Piestany Women's open singles
Gold medal – first place 1999 Piestany Women's singles C10
Gold medal – first place 1999 Piestany Women's doubles C6-10
Gold medal – first place 2001 Frankfurt Women's singles C10
Silver medal – second place 1995 Hillerod Women's teams C10
Silver medal – second place 1999 Piestany Women's teams C10
Silver medal – second place 2003 Zagreb Women's singles C10
Silver medal – second place 2003 Zagreb Women's teams C10
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Hillerod Women's singles C10
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Frankfurt Women's open singles

Matoušková narrowly missed defending her singles title in 2004 when she was defeated by Natalia Partyka who was her main rival during her sporting career.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jolana Matouskova brought Olympic medals to Prachatice (in Czech)". denik.cz. 19 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Jolana Matouskova - IPTTF Profile". International Para Table Tennis Federation. 26 October 2020.
  3. ^ "TJ Sokol Deadline (in Czech)". TJ Sokol Lhuta. 26 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Table tennis players are one step below than in Sydney (in Czech)". sport.cz. 21 September 2004.