Josef Doležal

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Josef Doležal
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Czechoslovakia
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1952 Helsinki 50 kilometre walk
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1954 Bern 10 kilometre walk
Silver medal – second place 1954 Bern 50 kilometre walk

Josef Doležal (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjozɛf ˈdolɛʒal]) (12 December 1920 in Příbram – 28 January 1999 in Prague) was a Czechoslovak athlete who competed mainly in the 50 kilometre walk.[1]

He competed for Czechoslovakia in the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland in the 50 kilometre walk where he won the silver medal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Josef Dolezal. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-02-01.
Records
Preceded by
John Mikaelsson
Vladimir Golubnichy
Men's 20km Walk World Record Holder
5 June 1955 – 23 September 1955
25 July 1956 – 13 April 1957
Succeeded by
Vladimir Golubnichy
Vladimir Guk
Preceded by
Viggo Ingvorsen
Vladimir Ukhov
Men's 50km Walk World Record Holder
4 August 1946 – 29 August 1952
12 September 1954 – 17 November 1955
Succeeded by
Vladimir Ukhov
Anatoliy Yegorov