Taťána Kocembová

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Taťána Kocembová
Personal information
Full name Taťána Kocembová
Born (1962-05-02) 2 May 1962 (age 52)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Country Czechoslovakia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres

Taťána Kocembová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtacaːna ˈkotsembovaː]; born 2 May 1962 in Ostrava) is a retired 400 metres runner who represented Czechoslovakia. Her greatest achievement was the 1983 World Championship silver medal in a personal best time of 48.59s. That time still ranks as the number 10 time and number 5 individual ever (behind race winner, Czechoslovakian teammate Jarmila Kratochvílová, number 2 in both categories).[1] She also won the 1984 European Athletics Indoor Championships. She also holds the world best for the unofficial distance of 500 metres.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 48.59 PB
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st


  1. ^ 400 metres women All Time. IAAF. Retrieved on 2014-09-28.

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