Pavla Hamáčková-Rybová

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Pavla Hamáčková-Rybová
Pavla Hamackova.jpg
Pavla Hamáčková in Potsdam, 2005
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Czech Republic
World Championships
Bronze 2005 Helsinki Pole vault
World Indoor Championships
Gold 2001 Lisbon Pole vault
Universiade
Gold 1999 Palma Pole vault

Pavla Hamáčková married Rybová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpavla ˈɦamaːtʃkovaː ˈrɪbovaː] ( )) (born 20 May 1978 in Chomutov) is a Czech pole vaulter.

Biography[edit]

She finished 11th place overall in the final of the 2004 Summer Olympics pole vault competition.[1]

In 2001, she won the IAAF World Indoor Championships gold medal after securing a new games record of 4.56 metres.[1]

In 2005, she won bronze at the World Championships in Finland.[1]

Pavla Hamáčková married decathlete Jiří Ryba in 2006.[1] On 14 February 2007 she improved Czech record to 464 cm in Bydgoszcz, Poland, only to be overcome just two hours later by Kateřina Baďurová's 465 cm in Prague, Czech Republic.

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