Jiřina Svobodová

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Jiřina Svobodová
Jirina Ptacnikova-Svobodova by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Jiřina Ptáčníková-Svobodová in 2013 World Championships in Athletics
Personal information
Full name Jiřina Ptáčníková-Svobodová
Nationality Czech
Born (1986-05-20) May 20, 1986 (age 28)
Plzeň, Czech Republic
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country  Czech Republic
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Pole vault: 4.76 (2013)-national record

Jiřina Svobodová née Ptáčníková (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjɪr̝ɪna ˈptaːtʃɲiːkovaː]; born 20 May 1986) is a Czech pole vaulter. She won the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki.

Biography[edit]

She achieved a personal best (indoor) of 4.70 metres in Donetsk in 2012.[1] This was a Czech record.[2]

She also achieved outdoor personal best of 4.76 metres in Plzeň in September 2013.

On 21 Sempember 2012 she married the hurdler Petr Svoboda.[3] She is also the daughter of the Czech sprinter František Ptáčník.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Measure
2006 European Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 27th (q) 3.80 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Italy Turin, Italy 13th (q) 4.25 m
Universiade Serbia Belgrade, Serbia 1st 4.55 m
World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany 16th (q) 4.40 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Qatar Doha, Qatar 5th 4.60 m
European Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain 5th 4.65 m
2011 European Indoor Championships France Paris, France 4th 4.60 m
European Team Championships Super League Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 3rd 4.60 m
World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea 7th 4.65 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 6th 4.55 m
European Championships Finland Helsinki, Finland 1st 4.60 m
Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 6th 4.45 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 4.62 m
World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia 8th 4.55 m

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samsung Pole Vault Stars 2012 Complete Results". EAA. 11 February 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Ramsak, Bob (2012-02-12). In post-injury comeback, Lavillenie tops 5.82m in Donetsk. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-02-12.
  3. ^ "Tyčkařka Ptáčníková a překážkář Svoboda: Vzali se u Neumannové!" (in Czechoslovak). blesk.cz. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 

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