Radka Vodičková

Radka Vodičková at the Triathlon in Dunkirk, 2010.
Radka Vodičková at the Alanya triathlon 2009.

Radka Vodičková (Czech pronunciation: [ˈratka ˈvoɟɪtʃkovaː]; born 7 November 1984 in Jablonec nad Nisou), is a Czech professional triathlete, number 1 according to the ETU ranking 2010,[1] and member of the Czech National Team.[2]

Radka Vodičková lives in Jablonec nad Nisou in the North of the Czech Republic[3] and in Hellikon, Switzerland.[4]

Sports careerEdit

In the Czech Republic Radka Vodičková represents the elite club of Brno Ekol Team, where she also studies sports at Masaryk University. Since 2008 Radka Vodičková, like Daniela Ryf, is a member of the Wildcats Swiss Triathlon Team [5] and in 2008 she won e.g. the Uster Triathlon[6] and the Züri Triathlon, both part of the Swiss VW Circuit.[7] Vodičková was also the overall winner of the VW Circuit of the year 2008.[8]

In 2008, Vodičková also took also part in the German Bundesliga representing the Krefelder Kanu Klub, for which she won e.g. the silver medal at Schliersee,[9] and in Spain she represented the Catalan club CN Reus Ploms, for which she won e.g. the Duatlón Villa Madrid in 2009.[10]

Radka Vodičková also attends prestigious non ITU events outside Europe, e.g. in December 2009 she won the gold medal at the famous Laguna Phuket Triathlon,[11] and she also placed first at the Powerman Malaysia.[12]

French Club Championship SeriesEdit

In 2010, Radka Vodičková again took part in the prestigious French Club Championship Series Lyonnaise des Eaux, representing TRI Olympique Club Cessonais (= TOCC). At the opening triathlon in Dunkirk (23 May 2010), the only triathlon of the French circuit she attended in 2010, Radka Vodičková placed 30th and still proved to be the second best of her French club. TOCC is one of the D1 clubs which almost entirely relies upon its foreign elite stars. At the Triathlon de Paris it did not even have three triathlètes classants l'équipe and at only one of the five triathlons of the circuit it had at least one French female triathlete among the three triathlètes classants l'èquipe.

ITU CompetitionsEdit

In the eight years from 2003 to 2010, Radka Vodičková took part in 65 ITU competitions and achieved 38 top ten positions, among which 26 gold, silver and bronze medals.

Unless indicated otherwise the following competitions are triathlons (Olympic Distance) and belong to the Elite Category. The list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the Athlete's Profile Page.[13]

Date Competition Place Rank
2003-05-31 European Cup Brno 13
2003-06-21 European Championships (Junior) Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) 5
2003-08-16 European Cup Prague 10
2005-06-26 Asian Cup Seorak 3
2005-07-17 European Championships (U23) Sofia 11
2005-07-31 World Cup Salford 28
2005-08-06 World Cup Hamburg 27
2005-08-14 World Cup Tiszaújváros DNF
2005-10-26 Premium European Cup Alanya 11
2006-03-04 Winter Triathlon European Championships (U23) Schilpario 1
2006-05-27 Asian Cup Yicheng 6
2006-06-03 Asian Cup Tongyeong 3
2006-06-23 European Championships Autun 25
2006-07-08 European Championships (U23) Rijeka 14
2006-07-15 Premium European Cup Holten DNF
2006-07-23 Asian Cup Jinzhou 3
2006-07-30 BG World Cup Salford 42
2006-09-17 Premium European Cup Kedzierzyn Kozle 9
2006-10-07 Duathlon European Championships ITU Series Rimini 20
2006-10-07 Duathlon European Championships (U23) Rimini 3
2007-02-09 Winter Triathlon European Championships (U23) Triesenberg DNS
2007-03-24 Duathlon Asian Championships Mekong River 3
2007-03-25 Triathlon Asian Cup Mekong River 5
2007-06-16 Duathlon European Championships Edinburgh 2
2007-06-29 European Championships Copenhagen 14
2007-07-07 Premium European Cup Holten 2
2007-07-21 European Championships (U23) Kuopio 5
2007-07-29 BG World Cup Salford 23
2007-08-11 BG World Cup Tiszaújváros 19
2007-08-30 BG World Championships Hamburg 36
2007-09-09 Premium European Cup Kedzierzyn Kozle DNS
2007-10-07 BG World Cup Rhodes 42
2008-05-10 European Championships Lisbon 6
2008-05-18 European Cup Brno 1
2008-05-24 Duathlon European Championships Serres 1
2008-06-21 European Cup Schliersee 2
2008-06-28 Premium European Cup Holten 1
2008-07-20 BG World Cup Kitzbühel DNF
2008-08-03 European Cup Egirdir 1
2008-09-07 Premium European Cup Kedzierzyn Kozle 3
2008-09-27 Duathlon World Championships Rimini 6
2009-04-05 European Cup Quarteira 1
2009-05-17 Premium European Cup Pontevedra 1
2009-08-15 Dextro Energy World Championship Series London DNF
2009-08-23 European Cup Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) 1
2009-08-30 Premium European Cup Kedzierzyn Kozle 6
2009-09-26 European Cup Mar Menor 2
2009-10-25 Premium European Cup Alanya 4
2009-11-15 Asian Duathlon Championships Subic Bay 1
2010-06-05 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Madrid 28
2010-06-12 Premium European Cup Pontevedra 2
2010-06-27 Premium European Cup Brasschaat 4
2010-07-03 European Championships Athlone 16
2010-07-10 World Cup Holten 3
2010-07-17 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Hamburg DNF
2010-07-24 Dextro Energy World Championship Series London 35
2010-08-08 World Cup Tiszaújváros 18
2010-08-14 Dextro Energy World Championship Series Kitzbuhel 27
2010-08-22 European Cup Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) 2
2010-08-29 Premium European Cup Almere 2
2010-09-08 Dextro Energy World Championship Series, Grand Final Budapest 38
2010-09-18 Asian Cup I-Ian 1
2010-09-25 Long Distance World Series Event Weihai 2
2010-10-16 World Cup Tongyeong 8
2010-10-23 Asian Cup Hong Kong 2

BG = the sponsor British Gas · DNF = did not finish · DNS = did not start

External linksEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ See http://etu.triathlon.org/news/article/european_success_in_2010_for_vodickova_cze_and_malyshev_rus. Retrieved 6 January 2011.
  2. ^ See http://www.triatlon.cz/index.php?page=profily&g=rep. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  3. ^ See http://www.triathlon.org/athletes/profile/radka_vodickova. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  4. ^ See http://www.wildcats.ch/index.asp?web=2&menue=0&page=athlet&id=101. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  5. ^ See http://www.wildcats.ch/index.asp?web=2&menue=0&page=athlet&id=101. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  6. ^ See http://www.ewzpowerteam.ch/2008/08/schildknecht-siegte-uber-aigroz. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  7. ^ See http://www.zueritriathlon.ch/de/09_presse/04...htm/.../Swiss%20Triathlon.pdf. Cf. Vodičková's Swiss results: http://www.wildcats.ch/index.asp?web=2&menue=0&page=athlet_r&id=101. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  8. ^ See http://services.datasport.com/2008/tri/uster/CUP002.HTM. Retrieved 17 March 2010.
  9. ^ See http://www.krefelder-kanu-klub.de/2008/06/22/sturzpech-am-schliersee. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  10. ^ Cf. http://www.reusdigital.cat/index.php?command=show_news&news_id=10684 and http://www.adn.es/local/malaga/20090308/NWS-1056-Vodickova-Castillo-Andres-Radka-campeones.html. Retrieved 23 February 2010.
  11. ^ See https://thethaiger.com/news/phuket/German-Czech-shine-Laguna-Phuket-Triathlon. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  12. ^ See http://results.racetectiming.com/MyResults.aspx?CId=11&RId=2004&EId=1&AId=14556. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  13. ^ See http://archive.triathlon.org/zpg/zresults-ath-dtl.php?id=MTI5Mg==. Retrieved 28 December 2010.