Czech Republic at the 2014 Winter 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 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 88 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Šárka Strachová (opening)[1][2]
Ondřej Moravec (closing)[3]
Medals
Rank: 15
Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Total
8
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Czech Republic competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. A team of 83 athletes in 11 sports competed for the country.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Alpine skiing[edit]

Czech Republic qualified for the following events:[4]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ondřej Bank Downhill N/A 2:08.24 20
Super-G N/A 1:19.11 9
Combined 1:53.38 2 53.46 16 2:46.84 7
Slalom DNS
Giant slalom 1:22.01 2 1:24.28 15 2:46.29 5
Kryštof Krýzl Slalom 49.63 32 DNF
Giant slalom DNF
Combined 1:56.68 32 53.21 14 2:49.89 19
Filip Trejbal Slalom 50.80 38 DNF
Martin Vráblík Downhill N/A 2:11.73 35
Super-G N/A 1:22.01 33
Combined 1:56.36 29 51.56 5 2:47.92 16
Slalom DNF
Giant slalom 1:24.83 33 1:26.01 =30 2:50.84 31
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Martina Dubovská Slalom 57.80 28 53.62 21 1:51.42 22
Giant slalom DNF
Klára Křížová Downhill N/A 1:43.47 21
Super-G N/A 1:28.30 17
Combined 1:44.89 18 57.51 17 2:42.40 19
Kateřina Pauláthová Super-G N/A 1:30.17 25
Slalom DNF
Giant slalom DNF
Šárka Strachová Combined 1:46.51 25 50.10 1 2:36.61 9
Slalom 55.14 14 52.25 7 1:47.39 10
Giant slalom DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their performance at the 2012 and 2013 Biathlon World Championships, Czech Republic qualified 5 men and 5 women.[5]

Jaroslav Soukup won bronze in the men's sprint
Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Michal Krčmář Individual 56:14.1 3 (1+1+1+0) 61
Tomáš Krupčík Sprint 27:39.3 2 (1+1) 75
Ondřej Moravec Sprint 24:48.1 0 (0+0) 8
Pursuit 34:02.7 0 (0+0+0+0) 2nd
Individual 51:55.8 2 (1+0+0+1) 18
Mass start 42:42.9 0 (0+0+0+0) 3rd
Michal Šlesingr Sprint 25:51.7 1 (1+0) 31
Pursuit DNS
Individual 55:57.9 2 (1+0+0+1) 57
Jaroslav Soukup Sprint 24:39.2 0 (0+0) 3rd
Pursuit 35:35.0 4 (0+0+2+2) 20
Individual 51:55.1 1 (1+0+0+0) 17
Mass start 45:22.2 4 (0+1+0+3) 24
Michal Krčmář
Tomáš Krupčík
Ondřej Moravec
Jaroslav Soukup
Team relay 1:15:11.9 5 (0+5) 11
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Jitka Landová Sprint 23:16.9 2 (1+1) 50
Pursuit 35:37.6 5 (0+2+3+0) 52
Individual 52:05.7 6 (2+1+2+1) 60
Eva Puskarčíková Sprint 23:00.9 1 (1+0) 45
Pursuit 33:59.0 2 (0+0+1+1) 42
Individual 47:34.6 1 (0+0+0+1) 22
Gabriela Soukalová Sprint 22:17.5 3 (3 + 0) 29
Pursuit 30:18.3 1 (0+0+0+1) 4
Individual 45:17.1 2 (0+1+0+1) 4
Mass start 35:45.8 1 (0+0+0+1) 2nd
Veronika Vítková Sprint 21:50.8 0 (0+0) 16
Pursuit 31:42.9 2 (1+0+0+1) 21
Individual 45:46.0 1 (0+0+0+1) 6
Mass start 36:49.3 0 (0+0+0+0) 8
Jitka Landová
Eva Puskarčíková
Gabriela Soukalová
Veronika Vítková
Team relay 1:11:25.7 14 (0+14) 4
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Ondřej Moravec
Gabriela Soukalová
Jaroslav Soukup
Veronika Vítková
Team relay 1:09:49.6 7 (0+7) 2nd

Bobsleigh[edit]

Czech Two-man sled

Czech Republic qualified a four-man sled in bobsleigh. The qualification was based on the world rankings as of 20 January 2014.[6]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Michal Vacek
Jan Vrba*
Two-man 57.72 24 57.75 23 57.71 23 Did not advance 2:53.18 24
Dominik Dvořák
Dominik Suchý
Michal Vacek
Jan Vrba*
Four-man 55.95 20 55.47 =9 55.95 16 55.80 15 3:43.17 16

* – Denotes the driver of each sled

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Czech Republic qualified a total quota of 10 athletes in the following events.[4]

Distance
Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Lukáš Bauer 15 km classical N/A 39:28.6 +58.9 5
50 km freestyle N/A 1:48:51.3 +1:56.1 31
Martin Jakš 30 km skiathlon 37:20.5 39 33:00.9 24 1:10:25.1 +2:36.7 28
50 km freestyle N/A 1:50:00.5 +3:05.3 37
Jiří Magál 30 km skiathlon 37:45.6 46 34:23.0 43 1:12:49.5 +4:34.1 44
50 km freestyle N/A 1:56:28.7 +9:33.5 52
Petr Novák 30 km skiathlon 37:56.0 47 32:59.2 21 1:11:28.5 +3:13.1 36
50 km freestyle N/A 1:48:41.0 +1:45.8 29
Lukáš Bauer
Martin Jakš
Dušan Kožíšek
Aleš Razým
4×10 km relay N/A 1:30:36.8 +1:54.8 8
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Klára Moravcová 10 km classical N/A 32:00.6 +3:42.8 48
15 km skiathlon 22:00.9 56 21:57.2 56 44:40.8 +6:07.2 58
30 km freestyle N/A 1:20:56.4 +9:51.2 45
Petra Nováková 15 km skiathlon 20:16.5 33 20:26.0 33 41:20.7 +2:47.1 36
30 km freestyle N/A 1:17:49.6 +6:44.4 37
Eva Vrabcová-Nývltová 10 km classical N/A 30:06.7 +1:48.9 21
15 km skiathlon 19:51.0 17 19:44.1 11 40:08.8 +1:35.2 11
30 km freestyle N/A 1:12:27.1 +1:21.9 5
Karolína Grohová
Klára Moravcová
Petra Nováková
Eva Vrabcová-Nývltová
4×5 km relay N/A 56:29.8 +3:27.1 10
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dušan Kožíšek Men's sprint 3:40.56 41 Did not advance
Aleš Razým 3:43.24 49 Did not advance
Martin Jakš
Aleš Razým
Men's team sprint N/A 23:39.06 2 Q 24:01.83 9
Karolína Grohová Women's sprint 2:41.75 38 Did not advance
Petra Nováková 2:39.44 25 Q 2:47.52 5 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Czech Republic achieved the following quota places:

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Michal Březina Men's singles 81.95 12 Q 151.67 13 233.62 10
Tomáš Verner 81.09 13 Q 151.90 12 232.99 11
Elizaveta Ukolova Ladies' singles 51.87 20 Q 84.55 23 136.42 22

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Czech Republic qualified five quota places in the following events:[7]

Moguls
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank
Nikola Sudová Women's moguls 31.30 14.86 20.38 11 31.48 14.98 20.43 3 Q 30.76 16.08 21.82 1 Q 32.09 15.76 20.97 9 Did not advance
Tereza Vaculíková 34.03 13.02 17.46 20 DNF Did not advance
Ski cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Tomáš Kraus Men's ski cross 1:17.41 10 3 Did not advance 18
Nikol Kučerová Women's ski cross DNF 27 3 Did not advance 24
Andrea Zemanová 1:25.96 20 3 Did not advance 21

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Slopestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Marek Skála Men's slopestyle 51.60 54.60 54.60 26 Did not advance

Ice hockey[edit]

Czech Republic qualified a men's team by being one of the 9 highest ranked teams in the IIHF World Ranking following the 2012 World Championships.[8][9]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Czech roster in the men's ice hockey tournament of the 2014 Winter Olympics.[10][11] view

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2013–14 team
1 G Kovar, JakubJakub Kovář 184 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700191000000000000091 kg (201 lb) 19 July 1988 Písek Russia Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (KHL)
2 D Zidlicky, MarekMarek Židlický 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700185000000000000085 kg (187 lb) 3 February 1977 Most United States New Jersey Devils (NHL)
3 D Gudas, RadkoRadko Gudas 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700192000000000000092 kg (203 lb) 5 June 1990 Kladno United States Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
5 D Smid, LadislavLadislav Šmíd 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) 7002102000000000000102 kg (225 lb) 1 February 1986 Frýdlant Canada Calgary Flames (NHL)
7 D Kaberle, TomasTomáš Kaberle 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700197000000000000097 kg (214 lb) 2 March 1978 Rakovník Czech Republic Kladno (CZE)
8 D Barinka, MichalMichal Barinka 192 cm (6 ft 4 in) 7002102000000000000102 kg (225 lb) 12 June 1984 Vyškov Czech Republic Vítkovice (CZE)
9 F Michalek, MilanMilan Michálek 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 7002103000000000000103 kg (227 lb) 7 December 1984 Jindřichův Hradec Canada Ottawa Senators (NHL)
10 F Cervenka, RomanRoman Červenka 181 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700191000000000000091 kg (201 lb) 10 December 1985 Prague Russia SKA Saint Petersburg (KHL)
11 F Hanzal, MartinMartin Hanzal 196 cm (6 ft 5 in) 700199000000000000099 kg (218 lb) 20 February 1987 České Budějovice United States Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
12 F Novotný, JiříJiří Novotný 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700194000000000000094 kg (207 lb) 12 August 1983 Pelhřimov Czech Republic Lev Praha (KHL)
14 F Plekanec, TomasTomáš PlekanecC 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700189000000000000089 kg (196 lb) 31 October 1982 Kladno Canada Montreal Canadiens (NHL)
18 F Palat, OndrejOndřej Palát 181 cm (5 ft 11 in) 700179000000000000079 kg (174 lb) 28 March 1991 Frýdek-Místek United States Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
23 D Michalek, ZbynekZbyněk Michálek 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700195000000000000095 kg (209 lb) 23 December 1982 Jindřichův Hradec United States Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
25 D Krajicek, LukasLukáš Krajíček 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700193000000000000093 kg (205 lb) 11 March 1983 Prostějov Belarus Dinamo Minsk (KHL)
26 F Elias, PatrikPatrik EliášA 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) 13 April 1976 Třebíč United States New Jersey Devils (NHL)
31 G Pavelec, OndrejOndřej Pavelec 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 7002100000000000000100 kg (220 lb) 31 August 1987 Kladno Canada Winnipeg Jets (NHL)
32 D Rozsival, MichalMichal Rozsíval 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700187000000000000087 kg (192 lb) 3 September 1978 Vlašim United States Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
46 F Krejci, DavidDavid Krejčí 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (180 lb) 28 April 1986 Šternberk United States Boston Bruins (NHL)
53 G Salak, AlexanderAlexander Salák 186 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700186000000000000086 kg (190 lb) 5 January 1987 Strakonice Russia SKA Saint Petersburg (KHL)
67 F Frolik, MichaelMichael Frolík 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) 700189000000000000089 kg (196 lb) 17 February 1988 Kladno Canada Winnipeg Jets (NHL)
68 F Jagr, JaromirJaromír JágrA 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 7002104000000000000104 kg (229 lb) 15 February 1972 Kladno United States New Jersey Devils (NHL)
83 F Hemský , AlešAleš Hemský 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700184000000000000084 kg (185 lb) 13 August 1983 Pardubice Canada Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
89 F Voracek, JakubJakub Voráček 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) 700196000000000000096 kg (212 lb) 15 August 1989 Kladno United States Philadelphia Flyers (NHL)
91 F Erat, MartinMartin Erat 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) 700191000000000000091 kg (201 lb) 28 August 1981 Třebíč United States Washington Capitals (NHL)
93 F Nedved, PetrPetr Nedvěd 192 cm (6 ft 4 in) 700193000000000000093 kg (205 lb) 9 December 1971 Liberec Czech Republic Bílí Tygři Liberec (CZE)

Forward Vladimír Sobotka was also selected but was unable to participate due to injury. He was replaced by Martin Erat.[12]


Group stage
Team
GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts
 Sweden 3 3 0 0 0 10 5 +5 9
 Switzerland 3 2 0 0 1 2 1 +1 6
 Czech Republic 3 1 0 0 2 6 7 −1 3
 Latvia 3 0 0 0 3 5 10 −5 0
12 February 2014 v
21:00
Czech Republic  2–4
(0–2, 2–2, 0–0)
 Sweden Bolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi
Attendance: 11,419

14 February 2014 v
12:00
Czech Republic  4–2
(2–1, 2–1, 0–0)
 Latvia Bolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi
Attendance: 5,831

15 February 2014 v
21:00
Switzerland  1–0
(1–0, 0–0, 0–0)
 Czech Republic Bolshoy Ice Dome, Sochi
Attendance: 10,253
Qualification playoffs
18 February 2014 v
21:00
Czech Republic  5–3
(3–0, 1–1, 1–2)
 Slovakia Shayba Arena, Sochi
Attendance: 3,628
Quarterfinals
19 February 2014 v
21:00
United States  5–2
(3–1, 1–0, 1–1)
 Czech Republic Shayba Arena, Sochi
Attendance: 4,606

Luge[edit]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ondřej Hyman Men's singles 53.222 24 53.145 25 52.783 26 52.708 26 3:31.858 25
Antonín Brož
Lukáš Brož
Men's doubles 50.665 15 50.387 11 N/A 1:41.052 13
Vendula Kotenová Women's singles 51.760 25 51.492 24 51.856 26 51.567 24 3:26.675 24
Antonín Brož
Lukáš Brož
Ondřej Hyman
Vendula Kotenová
Mixed team relay 55.600 9 56.926 11 57.279 8 N/A 2:49.805 9

Nordic combined[edit]

Czech Republic qualified a total of four athletes and a spot in the team relay.[7]

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance Points Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Pavel Churavý Normal hill/10 km 96.5 114.9 22 24:26.1 27 25:32.1 23
Large hill/10 km 123.0 103.6 24 24:10.0 32 25:52.0 32
Miroslav Dvořák Normal hill/10 km 89.5 101.8 44 23:59.6 18 25:58.6 29
Large hill/10 km 125.0 104.2 22 22:21.1 1 24:00.1 11
Tomáš Portyk Normal hill/10 km 97.5 119.8 13 25:30.2 36 26:17.2 32
Large hill/10 km 120.5 101.0 26 24:01.8 25 24:59.8 25
Tomáš Slavík Normal hill/10 km 94.0 108.1 33 24:09.4 22 25:43.4 25
Large hill/10 km 120.5 101.0 26 23:44.2 29 25:36.2 29
Pavel Churavý
Miroslav Dvořák
Tomáš Portyk
Tomáš Slavík
Team large hill/4×5 km 493.0 440.0 5 48:40.1 8 49:36.1 7

Short track speed skating[edit]

Czech Republic qualified 1 man (1500 m) and 1 woman (1000 m, 1500 m) for the Olympics during World Cup 3 and 4 in November 2013.

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vojtěch Loudín 1500 m 2:14.906 5 Did not advance 26
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kateřina Novotná 1000 m PEN Did not advance
1500 m 2:27.232 6 N/A Did not advance 31

Qualification legend: ADV – Advanced due to being impeded by another skater; FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Ski jumping[edit]

Czech Republic received the following start quotas:

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Antonín Hájek Men's large hill 117.0 91.8 34 Q 128.0 113.6 28 Q 124.5 112.1 28 225.7 28
Lukáš Hlava Men's normal hill 92.5 108.7 24 Q 91.5 105.7 46 Did not advance
Jakub Janda Men's normal hill 98.5 117.0 10 Q 98.5 125.2 17 Q 96.5 118.6 21 243.8 19
Men's large hill 124.5 113.6 10 Q 127.0 115.3 27 Q 126.0 116.3 27 231.6 27
Roman Koudelka Men's normal hill 99.5 121.3 6 Q 98.5 122.5 24 Q 99.5 124.3 13 246.8 16
Men's large hill 120.0 104.6 20 Q 128.0 119.1 21 Q 125.5 124.4 14 243.5 19
Jan Matura Men's normal hill 97.0 118.5 8 Q 96.5 123.9 18 Q 95.5 115.6 25 239.5 23
Men's large hill 120.5 106.4 17 Q 131.0 125.6 11 Q 121.0 119.2 22 244.8 18
Antonín Hájek
Jakub Janda
Roman Koudelka
Jan Matura
Men's team large hill N/A 504.0 476.0 7 Q 516.5 491.8 7 967.8 7

Snowboarding[edit]

Czech Republic qualified six quota places in the following events:

Alpine
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Ester Ledecká Women's giant slalom 1:49.17 10 Q  Riegler (AUT)
W −0.49
 Kummer (SUI)
L +0.30
Did not advance
Women's slalom 1:03.74 2 Q  Soboleva (RUS)
W −0.18
 Karstens (GER)
L +0.30
Did not advance
Freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Šárka Pančochová Women's halfpipe 42.75 66.25 66.25 8 Q 34.00 31.50 34.00 9 Did not advance
Women's slopestyle 77.75 33.75 77.75 5 QS 90.50 22.50 90.50 1 QF 86.25 20.00 86.25 5

Qualification Legend: QF – Qualify directly to final; QS – Qualify to semifinal

Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
David Bakeš Men's snowboard cross CAN 4 Did not advance =25
Emil Novák CAN 4 Did not advance =25
Eva Samková Women's snowboard cross 1:20.61 1 N/A 1 Q 1 FA 1 1st

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Speed skating[edit]

Based on the results from the fall World Cups during the 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup season, Czech Republic earned the following start quotas:

Women
Martina Sáblíková won silver in the 3000 m.
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Karolína Erbanová 500 m 38.23 9 38.62 13 76.86 10
1000 m N/A 1:15.74 10
1500 m N/A 1:58.23 13
Martina Sáblíková 3000 m N/A 4:01.95 2nd
5000 m N/A 6:51.54 1st

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