Czech Republic at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Czech Republic at the Olympic Games

Flag of Czech Republic
IOC code  CZE
NOC Czech Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.cz (Czech) (English)
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 133 in 19 sports
Flag bearer Petr Koukal (opening)
Barbora Špotáková (closing)
Medals
Rank: 19
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
10
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Bohemia (1900–1912)
Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)
The London Booster, a moving sculpture outside Czech House

Czech Republic competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's fifth appearance at the Summer Olympics after gaining its independence from the former Czechoslovakia. The Czech Olympic Committee sent a total of 133 athletes to the Games, 68 men and 65 women, to compete in 19 sports.

Czech Republic left London[1][2] with a total of 10 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, and 3 bronze), failing only one bronze short of the total achieved in Atlanta. This was in stark contrast with the zero medal tally of the neighbouring Austria, a nation of roughly comparable size. Finishing the nineteenth position in the medal standings was the second best performance for the Czech Republic in the post-Czechoslovak era.

Among the nation's medalists were Barbora Špotáková, who successfully defended her Olympic title in women's javelin throw, and rower Ondřej Synek, who managed to repeat his silver medal in men's single sculls. Three Czech athletes won Olympic gold medals for the first time in history: single sculls rower Miroslava Knapková, modern pentathlete David Svoboda, and mountain biker Jaroslav Kulhavý. Several Czech athletes, however, missed out of medal standings in the finals, including rifle shooter and defending champion Kateřina Emmons, and javelin thrower Vítězslav Veselý.

For the first time in its history, the Czech House (located in the Business Design Centre in borough of Islington) had become accessible to the public (i.e. not only the team members and VIPs), attracting over 78,000 visitors during the Olympics. In a brief comparison of selected national centres, AP news agency even awarded this project an imaginary "gold medal".[3] A moving sculpture by David Černý named London Booster (a life-sized London double-decker bus doing push-ups with humanoid arms)[4] was a major feature outside the Czech House. Meanwhile, Czech presentation relied heavily on eccentricity. For example, the official outfit, in which Czech athletes paraded during the opening ceremonies (and some also entered podiums), featured bright blue Wellington boots (a pun on the stereotypically unstable British weather).[3][5]

Medalists[edit]

Competitors[edit]

The Czech Olympic Committee selected a team of 133 athletes, 68 men and 65 women, to compete in 19 sports; this was the nation's second-largest team sent to the Olympics, tying the record (one athlete and two sports less) set by Beijing. Women's basketball was the only team-based sport in which the Czech Republic had its representation in these Olympic Games. There was only a single competitor in boxing, trampoline gymnastics, weightlifting, and wrestling.

The Czech team included five past Olympic champions, three of them defending (rifle shooter Kateřina Emmons, trap shooter David Kostelecký, and javelin thrower Barbora Špotáková). Finn sailor Michael Maier, at age 48, was the oldest athlete of the team, while swimmer Jan Micka was the youngest at age 17.[6] Slalom canoer and double gold medalist Štěpánka Hilgertová, who had participated at every Olympic games since 1992, made her sixth appearance as the most experienced athlete.

Other notable Czech athletes featured decathlete and former Olympic champion Roman Šebrle, mountain biker Kateřina Nash, who competed at both Summer and Winter Olympic games, javelin thrower and defending world champion Vítězslav Veselý, and high jumper and former bronze medalist Jaroslav Bába. Badminton player and cancer survivor Petr Koukal was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

Athletics[edit]

Czech athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard):[7][8]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jakub Holuša 800 m 1:46.87 4 Did not advance
Jan Kreisinger Marathon N/A 2:25:03 67
Pavel Maslák 200 m 20.67 4 Did not advance
400 m 44.91 2 Q 45.15 5 Did not advance
Josef Prorok 400 m hurdles 50.33 7 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Jaroslav Bába High jump 2.21 21 Did not advance
Jan Kudlička Pole vault 5.50 =9 q 5.65 8
Lukáš Melich Hammer throw 75.88 9 q 77.17 6
Roman Novotný Long jump 6.96 38 Did not advance
Petr Frydrych Javelin throw 75.46 34 Did not advance
Jakub Vadlejch 77.61 25 Did not advance
Vítězslav Veselý 88.34 1 Q 83.34 4
Štěpán Wagner Long jump 7.50 30 Did not advance
Antonín Žalský Shot put 19.62 23 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Roman Šebrle Result 11.54 DNS DNF
Points 744 0
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Tereza Čapková 1500 m 4:12.15 12 N/A Did not advance
Kateřina Čechová 100 m BYE 11.43 5 Did not advance
Zuzana Hejnová 400 m hurdles 53.96 1 Q N/A 53.62 2 Q 53.38 SB 3
Lenka Masná 800 m 2:08.68 5 N/A Did not advance
Lucie Pelantová 20 km walk N/A 1:33:35 35
Denisa Rosolová 400 m hurdles 55.42 5 q N/A 54.87 3 q 55.27 7
Ivana Sekyrová Marathon N/A 2:37:14 67
Lucie Škrobáková 100 m hurdles 13.01 3 Q N/A 12.81 5 Did not advance
Jitka Bartoničková
Zuzana Bergrová
Tereza Čapková
Zuzana Hejnová
Lenka Masná
Denisa Rosolová
4×400 m relay 3:26.20 4 q N/A 3:27.77 7
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Věra Cechlová Discus throw 55.00 34 Did not advance
Jarmila Klimešová Javelin throw 59.90 14 Did not advance
Oldřiška Marešová High jump 1.80 29 Did not advance
Jiřina Ptáčníková Pole vault 4.55 12 q 4.45 6
Kateřina Šafránková Hammer throw 66.16 31 Did not advance
Barbora Špotáková Javelin throw 66.19 1 Q 69.55 SB 1
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Eliška Klučinová Result 14.01 1.80 12.93 25.00 6.13 45.65 2:16.08 6109 18
Points 977 978 723 887 890 776 878

Badminton[edit]

Athlete Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Petr Koukal Men's singles  Hidayat (INA)
L 8–21, 8–21
 Abián (ESP)
L 17–21, 21–16, 16–21
3 Did not advance
Kristína Gavnholt Women's singles  Schenk (GER)
L 18–21, 14–21
 Griga (UKR)
W 21–13, 15–21, 21–15
2 Did not advance

Basketball[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified a women's team.

  • Women's team – 1 team of 12 players

Women's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Czech Republic roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[9]

Czech Republic women's national basketball team – 2012 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
F 4 Veselá, Jana 28 – (1983-12-31)31 December 1983 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Homend Antakya Turkey
F 5 Zrůstová, Michaela 25 – (1987-04-04)4 April 1987 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Frisco SIKA Brno Czech Republic
PG 6 Bartoňová, Kateřina 22 – (1990-01-17)17 January 1990 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) VS Prague Czech Republic
SF 7 Zohnová, Kateřina 27 – (1984-11-07)7 November 1984 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) USO Mondeville France
C 8 Burgrová, Ilona 28 – (1984-03-15)15 March 1984 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic
G 9 Horáková, Hana 32 – (1979-09-11)11 September 1979 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
C 10 Hanušová, Alena 21 – (1991-05-29)29 May 1991 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Frisco SIKA Brno Czech Republic
SG 11 Elhotová, Kateřina 22 – (1989-10-14)14 October 1989 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic
G 12 Bartáková, Lenka 21 – (1991-05-17)17 May 1991 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) VS Prague Czech Republic
C 13 Kulichová, Petra 27 – (1984-09-13)13 September 1984 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Good Angels Košice Slovakia
G 14 Pecková, Tereza 25 – (1987-07-10)10 July 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Frisco SIKA Brno Czech Republic
F 15 Vítečková, Eva 30 – (1982-01-26)26 January 1982 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic
Head coach

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 28 July 2012
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 United States 5 5 0 462 279 +183 10
 Turkey 5 4 1 343 316 +27 9
 China 5 3 2 346 363 −17 8
 Czech Republic 5 2 3 346 332 +14 7
 Croatia 5 1 4 324 379 −55 6
 Angola 5 0 5 243 395 −152 5
28 July 2012
09:00
v
China  66–57  Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 16–13, 15–15, 15–13
Pts: Ma Zengyu 16
Rebs: Chen Nan 8
Asts: Miao Lijie 8
Pts: Vítečková 14
Rebs: Horáková 9
Asts: three players 3
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Jorge Vazquez (PUR), Vaughan Mayberry (AUS), Carole Delaune (FRA)
30 July 2012
11:15
v
Czech Republic  57–61  Turkey
Scoring by quarter: 8–13, 13–20, 18–12, 18–16
Pts: Veselá 19
Rebs: three players 6
Asts: Bartoňová, Elhotová 4
Pts: three players 11
Rebs: Yılmaz 13
Asts: Vardarlı 4
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Pablo Estévez (ARG), Shoko Sugruro (JPN), Samir Abaakil (MAR)
1 August 2012
20:00
v
Croatia  70–89  Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 19–22, 20–23, 21–12, 10–32
Pts: Mandir 20
Rebs: Mandir 6
Asts: Mandir 3
Pts: Elhotová 20
Rebs: Horáková 10
Asts: Veselá 7
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Cristiano Maranho (BRA), Guerrino Cerebuch (ITA), Carole Delauné (FRA)
3 August 2012
22:15
v
Czech Republic  61–88  United States
Scoring by quarter: 26–24, 12–24, 9–22, 14–18
Pts: Zrůstová 15
Rebs: Pecková 6
Asts: Bartoňová 3
Pts: Taurasi 18
Rebs: Charles 14
Asts: Bird 9
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Elena Chernova (RUS), Marcos Benito (BRA), Vitalis Gode (KEN)
5 August 2012
11:15
v
Angola  47–82  Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 18–23, 7–17, 10–18, 12–24
Pts: Mauricio 18
Rebs: Manuel 12
Asts: Eusébio, Guadalupe 2
Pts: Zrůstová 20
Rebs: Horáková 9
Asts: Elhotová 4
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Rabah Noujaim (LIB), Vaughan Mayberry (AUS), Vitalis Gode (KEN)
Quarter-final
7 August 2012
22:15
v
France  71–68  Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 16–12, 12–16, 13–23, 30–17
Pts: Dumerc 23
Rebs: Gruda 7
Asts: Dumerc 6
Pts: Vítečková 17
Rebs: Horáková 7
Asts: Horáková 5
Basketball Arena, London
Referees: Marcos Benito (BRA), Felicia Grinter (USA), Rabah Noujaim (LIB)

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Zdeněk Chládek Light welterweight  Mönkh-Erdene (MGL)
L 12–20
Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Slalom[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified boats for all slalom events.

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vavřinec Hradilek Men's K-1 87.44 2 87.66 2 87.44 3 Q 99.58 8 Q 94.78 2
Stanislav Ježek Men's C-1 94.09 4 206.82 16 94.09 9 Q 104.37 7 Q 105.73 5
Stanislav Ježek
Vavřinec Hradilek
Men's C-2 104.00 6 150.87 11 104.00 8 Q 115.50 9 Did not advance
Ondřej Štěpánek
Jaroslav Volf
106.91 8 DNS 106.91 9 Q 112.22 7 Did not advance
Štěpánka Hilgertová Women's K-1 101.50 3 100.75 3 100.75 5 Q 114.10 9 Q 109.16 4

Sprint[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified boats for the following events

Men
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Filip Dvořák
Jaroslav Radoň
Men's C-2 1000 m 3:38.711 4 Q 3:37.839 2 FA 3:37.601 5
Josef Dostál
Daniel Havel
Jan Štěrba
Lukáš Trefil
Men's K-4 1000 m 2:54.267 2 Q 2:54.303 3 FA 2:55.850 3

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Jan Bárta Men's road race 5:46:37 75
Roman Kreuziger 5:46:05 15

Track[edit]

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Pavel Kelemen Men's sprint 10.311
96.828
13  Canelón (VEN)
W REL
BYE  Watkins (USA)
L
 Förstemann (GER)
 Esterhuizen (RSA)
L
Did not advance 9th place final
 Nakagawa (JPN)
 Esterhuizen (RSA)
 Canelón (VEN)
L
10
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st Round Repechage 2nd Round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank
Denis Špička Men's keirin 5 R 6 Did not advance 17
Jaroslav Kulhavý (in blue) and Swiss Nino Schurter making pace atop men's MTB cross country race

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Ondřej Cink Men's cross-country 1:32:16 14
Jaroslav Kulhavý 1:29:07 1
Jan Škarnitzl 1:31:48 12
Kateřina Nash Women's cross-country 1:36:22 14

BMX[edit]

Athlete Event Seeding Semifinal Final
Result Rank Points Rank Result Rank
Aneta Hladíková Women's BMX 40.846 10 16 5 Did not advance
Romana Labounková 41.096 11 17 6 Did not advance

Gymnastics[edit]

Artistic[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Martin Konečný All-around 14.266 12.900 13.166 14.866 13.733 14.100 83.031 34 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Kristýna Pálešová All-around 12.966 13.800 14.133 9.700 50.599 47 Did not advance

Trampoline[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Zita Frydrychová Women's 76.560 15 Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Czech Republic qualified 3 judokas.

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Jaromír Ježek Men's −73 kg BYE  Smith (SAM)
W 0100–0000
 Wang K-c (KOR)
L 0001–0010
Did not advance
Jaromír Musil Men's −81 kg N/A  Toma (MDA)
L 0001–1000
Did not advance
Lukáš Krpálek Men's −100 kg N/A BYE  Anai (JPN)
W 1001–0000
 Khaibulaev (RUS)
L 0011–0100
Did not advance  Grol (NED)
L 0000–1010
Did not advance 7

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified three athletes in modern pentathlon.

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Combined: shooting/running
(10 m air pistol)/(3000 m)
Total points Final rank
Results Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Ondřej Polívka Men's 12–23 =34 688 2:02.71 =10 1328 64 15 1136 10:25.99 4 2500 5652 15
David Svoboda 26–9 1 1024 OR 2:04.84 17 1304 68 16 1132 10:33.02 6 2468 5928 OR 1
Natálie Dianová Women's 17–18 =19 808 2:13.78 7 1196 144 28 1056 12:33.61 23 1988 5048 22

Rowing[edit]

Czech Republic has so far qualified boats for the following events

Men's lightweight coxless four (right) in heat 2
Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ondřej Synek Single sculls 6:53.23 1 QF N/A 6:53.32 1 SA/B 7:16.58 1 FA 6:59.37 2
Milan Bruncvík
Michal Horváth
Matyáš Klang
Jakub Podrazil
Four 5:54.37 4 R 6:04.56 4 N/A Did not advance 13
Jiří Kopáč
Jan Vetešník
Ondřej Vetešník
Miroslav Vraštil
Lightweight four 5:52.69 4 R 6:02.23 3 SA/B N/A 6:06.85 6 FB 6:11.49 11
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Miroslava Knapková Single sculls 7:24.17 1 QF N/A 7:35.35 1 SA/B 7:42.57 1 FA 7:54.37 1
Jitka Antošová
Lenka Antošová
Double sculls 7:05.05 5 R 7:11.68 3 FA N/A 7:24.93 7

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Sailing[edit]

Czech Republic has so far qualified 1 boat for each of the following events

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Karel Lavický RS:X 30 29 32 34 BFD 34 36 31 DNF 31 EL 296 36
Viktor Teplý Laser 29 27 31 34 32 25 11 34 37 11 EL 234 28
Michal Maier Finn 19 18 21 10 18 23 18 20 23 15 EL 162 21
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Veronika Fenclová Laser Radial 23 4 7 6 21 2 17 6 12 12 18 105 9

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race;

Shooting[edit]

Adéla Sýkorová wins bronze in rifle three positions
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Václav Haman 50 m rifle 3 positions 1153 34 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone 588 41 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 590 33 Did not advance
David Kostelecký Trap 120 14 Did not advance
Jiří Lipták 119 18 Did not advance
Martin Podhráský 25 m rapid fire pistol 583 7 Did not advance
Martin Strnad 580 9 Did not advance
Jan Sychra Skeet 120 6 Q 143 6
Jakub Tomeček 117 19 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Kateřina Emmons 50 m rifle 3 positions 576 32 Did not advance
10 m air rifle 397 8 Q 500.3 4
Lenka Marušková 25 m pistol 582 13 Did not advance
10 m air pistol 385 7 Q 482.6 8
Adéla Sýkorová 50 m rifle 3 positions 584 4 Q 683.0 3
10 m air rifle 392 31 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Czech swimmers have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[10][11]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jan Micka 1500 m freestyle 15:29.34 24 N/A Did not advance
Martin Verner 100 m freestyle 49.49 23 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Simona Baumrtová 100 m backstroke 59.99 NR 10 Q 1:00.02 10 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:10.03 12 Q 2:10.18 14 Did not advance
Petra Chocová 100 m breaststroke 1:08.59 24 Did not advance
Martina Moravčíková 200 m breaststroke 2:28.54 26 Did not advance
Jana Pechanová 10 km open water N/A 1:58:52.8 9
Barbora Závadová 200 m individual medley 2:17.54 32 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:41.84 15 N/A Did not advance

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified 2 quota places in synchronized swimming.

Athlete Event Technical routine Free routine (preliminary) Free routine (final)
Points Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank Points Total (technical + free) Rank
Soňa Bernardová
Alžběta Dufková
Duet 85.800 14 86.040 171.840 14 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Dana Hadačová Women's singles BYE  Miao (AUS)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Iveta Vacenovská[12] BYE  Komwong (THA)
W 4–1
 Wu Jd (GER)
L 2–4
Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Tomáš Berdych Singles  Darcis (BEL)
L 4–6, 4–6
Did not advance
Radek Štěpánek  Davydenko (RUS)
L 4–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Tomáš Berdych
Radek Štěpánek
Doubles N/A  Bracciali /
Seppi (ITA)
W 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
 Melo /
Soares (BRA)
L 6–1, 4–6, 22–24
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Petra Cetkovská Singles  Kerber (GER)
L 1–6, 0–3r
Did not advance
Petra Kvitová  Bondarenko (UKR)
W 6–4, 5–7, 6–4
 Peng (CHN)
W 7–5, 2–6, 6–1
 Pennetta (ITA)
W 6–3, 6–0
 Kirilenko (RUS)
L 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Did not advance
Lucie Šafářová  Robson (GBR)
L 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Did not advance
Klára Zakopalová  Schiavone (ITA)
L 3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Did not advance
Petra Cetkovská
Lucie Šafářová
Doubles N/A  Errani /
Vinci (ITA)
L 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Andrea Hlaváčková
Lucie Hradecká
N/A  Babos /
Szávay (HUN)
W 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
 Li /
Zhang (CHN)
W 6–3, 6–1
 C-j Chuang /
S-w Hsieh (TPE)
W 6–3, 6–4
 Huber /
L Raymond (USA)
W 6–1, 7–6(7–2)
 S. Williams /
V. Williams (USA)
L 4–6, 4–6
2
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Radek Štěpánek
Lucie Hradecká
Doubles  Murray /
Robson (GBR)
L 5–7, 7–6(9–7), [7–10]
Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified the following athletes.

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Jan Čelůstka Men's 17:25 0:40 58:49 0:29 32:54 1:50:17 30
Přemysl Švarc 18:08 0:41 59:37 0:29 33:13 1:52:08 45
Vendula Frintová Women's 19:30 0:42 1:05:27 0:32 35:57 2:02:08 15
Radka Vodičková 19:18 0:41 1:05:40 0:34 36:21 2:02:34 20

Volleyball[edit]

Beach[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Standing Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Petr Beneš
Přemysl Kubala
Men's Pool B
 GaviraHerrera (ESP)
L 0 – 2 (23–25, 16–21)

 AsahiShiratori (JPN)
W 2 – 1 (17–21, 21–12, 15–7)
 DalhausserRogers (USA)
L 0 – 2 (13–21, 15–21)
Lucky Losers
 ErdmannMatysik (GER)
L 1 – 2 (21–15, 19–21, 13–15)

3 Did not advance 17
Lenka Háječková
Hana Klapalová
Women's Pool A
 HoltwickSemmler (GER)
L 0 – 2 (16–21, 18–21)
 RigobertLi Yuk Lo (MRI)
W 2 – 0 (21–10, 21–11)
 JulianaLarissa (BRA)
L 0 – 2 (12–21, 18–21)
Lucky Losers
 Meppelinkvan Gestel (NED)
L 0 – 2 (17–21, 17–21)
3 Did not advance 17
Kristýna Kolocová
Markéta Sluková
Pool C
 D SchwaigerS Schwaiger (AUT)
W 1 – 2 (10–21, 21–13, 15–13)
 May-TreanorWalsh Jennings (USA)
L 0 – 2 (14–21, 19–21)
 CookHinchley (AUS)
W 2 – 1 (21–16, 18–21, 15–10)
2 Q  Antonelli
Antunes (BRA)
W 2 – 1 (21–16, 20–22, 15–9)
 Kessy
Ross (USA)
L 0 – 2 (23–25, 18–21)
Did not advance 5

Weightlifting[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified the following quota places.

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Jiří Orság Men's +105 kg 187 9 239 5 426 7

Wrestling[edit]

Czech Republic has qualified 1 quota.

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
David Vála −96 kg BYE  Estrada (CUB)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 12

References[edit]

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