Taťána Kocembová

Taťána Netoličková (née Kocembová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtacaːna ˈkotsembovaː], divorced Slaninova; born 2 May 1962) is a retired 400 metres runner who represented Czechoslovakia. Her greatest achievement was winning the silver medal behind teammate Jarmila Kratochvílová at the 1983 World Championships in a personal best time of 48.59s. A time that still ranks her seventh on the world all-time list.[1] She won a second silver medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay. In 1984, she won the 400m at the European Indoor Championships. She also holds the world best for the unofficial distance of 500 metres.

Taťána Kocembová
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Personal information
Full nameTaťána Netoličková-Kocembová
Born (1962-05-02) 2 May 1962 (age 58)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Event(s)400 metres

Personal lifeEdit

Born in Ostrava, she is married to Jaroslav Netolička, with whom she has a son. She was previously married to her coach Jan Slanina. Their daughter, Jana Slaninová (born 1990) is also a sprinter, with a 400m best of 53.74 secs (2013).

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 4th 400m 51.62
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 400m 50.55
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.17
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 400m 48.59 PB
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:20.32
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 400m 49.97
1984 Friendship Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd 400m 48.73
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:21.89
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 4th 400m 53.16
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, Germany 6th 400m 51.50
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 5th 400m 54.16


  1. ^ 400 metres women All Time. IAAF. Retrieved on 2014-09-28.

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