Pavol Blažek

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Pavol Blažek (born 9 July 1958) is a retired race walker, who represented Czechoslovakia and later Slovakia in the Olympic Games. He was born in Trnava.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Czechoslovakia
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 14th 20 km
10th 50 km
1981 World Race Walking Cup Valencia, Spain 11th 20 km
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 20 km
1983 World Race Walking Cup Bergen, Norway 9th 20 km
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 20 km
17th 50 km
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 10th 20 km
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 6th 20 km
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 11th 20 km
18th 50 km
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 15th 20 km
12th 50 km
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 8th 20 km
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st 20 km
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 17th 20 km
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 17th 20 km
29th 50 km
Representing  Slovakia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 15th 20 km
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 50 km
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th 50 km
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 46th 20 km


Preceded by
Andrey Perlov
Men's 20 km walk world record holder
September 16, 1990 – April 7, 1994
Succeeded by
Bu Lingtang