Michal Michalík

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Michal Michalík (born 12 July 1980 in Plzeň) is a modern pentathlete from the Czech Republic.[1] He competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he finished sixth in the men's event, with a score of 5,332 points, and managed to repeat his position at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He is currently ranked no. 37 in the world by the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM).

Michal Michalík
Personal information
Nationality Czech Republic
Born (1980-07-12) 12 July 1980 (age 42)
Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
SportModern pentathlon
ClubASC Dukla Praha
PSC Plzeň
Medal record
Men's modern pentathlon
Representing  Czech Republic
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2004 Moscow Team
Silver medal – second place 2005 Warsaw Team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Berlin Team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Pesaro Individual
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Warsaw Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Guatemala City Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Berlin Relay

Michalík reached his first international success in modern pentathlon, when he won the gold medal at the 2001 World Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary. In the following year, he was admitted to the national team, and continued to achieve his best results in modern pentathlon, including his third-place finish at the 2003 World Championships in Pesaro, Italy, and two team and relay medals at the 2007 World Championships in Berlin, Germany.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Michal Michalík". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2012.

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