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KOUKAL Petr
Czech Republic
CZE
PetrKoukal
Date of Birth14/12/1985 - HOROVICE (CZE)
Age29
Height192 cm/6'4"
Weight88kg/194lbs
GenderM
Medals

Profile

NicknameKouky
School, university-
Started competing2007
Language(s) spokenEnglish
Club nameSokol Meteor Radotin Praha
CoachDicky Palyama
Hobbies

Watches

Major sporting achievements

2012 OG (London), singles - 33rd
2008 OG (Beijing), singles - 33rd
NCh - 1st (8 X)

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2009 NCh - 1st

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

 

Two-time Olympian (2008, 2012) Petr was, in 2010, diagnosed with testicular cancer and underwent successful therapy and recovery.

A shining example of how to recover from a grave illness and return to competition at the highest level, Petr was selected as the flag bearer for Czech Republic in the opening ceremony at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. 

 

 

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