Lenka Kulovaná

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Lenka Kulovaná
Personal information
Alternative names Lenka Petit
Country represented Czech Republic
Czechoslovakia
Born (1974-10-25) 25 October 1974 (age 39)
Ústí nad Labem, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Former coach František Pechar, Vlasta Kopřivová
Former choreographer František Pechar
Skating club USK Praha
Former training locations Prague
Retired 1998

Lenka Kulovaná (born 25 October 1974) is a Czech former competitive figure skater. She is a three-time Prague Skate champion, the 1990 International de Paris silver medalist, and a three-time Czech national champion.

Career[edit]

Kulovaná won gold at the 1990, 1994, and 1995 Prague Skate (Czech Skate). She took silver at the 1990 International de Paris and the 1995 Nebelhorn Trophy.

Kulovaná placed fifth at the 1992 European Championships, tenth at the 1993 World Championships, and competed at three Winter Olympics, placing 11th in 1992, 13th in 1994 and 18th in 1998.[1] She was coached by František Pechar and Vlasta Kopřivová in Prague.[2]

Kulovaná retired following the 1998 World Championships. After three years performing for Holiday on Ice, she coached skating in the United Arab Emirates, spent some time in Madagascar, and then returned to Ústí nad Labem.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Kulovaná has a son, Daniel, with her husband, Emmanuel Petit, a French farrier.[4][3]

Results[edit]

International
Event 1989–90
(CS)
1990–91
(CS)
1991–92
(CS)
1992–93
(CZE)
1993–94
(CZE)
1994–95
(CZE)
1995–96
(CZE)
1996–97
(CZE)
1997–98
(CZE)
Olympics 11th 13th 18th
Worlds 15th 10th 16th 16th 16th 15th
Europeans 17th 6th 5th 11th 13th 11th
GP Nations Cup 10th
GP Skate America 8th
GP Int. de Paris 2nd 6th 10th
Nebelhorn 2nd
Prague Skate 1st 1st 1st
National
Czech Champ. 1st 1st 1st
GP = Became part of Champions Series in 1995–96 season; renamed Grand Prix in 1998–99

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