Josef Augusta (ice hockey)

Josef Augusta

Josef Augusta (24 November 1946 in Havlíčkův Brod – 16 February 2017 in Jihlava) was a Czechoslovak ice hockey player and coach, and a silver medalist from the 1976 Winter Olympics. He is the father of former hockey player Patrik Augusta.[1]

He was head coach of the Czech national hockey team at the 2002 Winter Olympics and the World Championships in 2000, 2001 and 2002. The Czech team won gold medals in 2000 and 2001. He died from pancreatic cancer on 16 February 2017 at the age of 70.[2]


  1. ^ "Josef Augusta". Sports-Reference. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
  2. ^ La légende tchèque du hockey Josef Augusta décède à 70 ans., 16 February 2017

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