Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová

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Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová
Vera Cechlova-Pospisilova CZ championships in athletics Kladno 2005.jpg
Personal information
Born (1978-11-19) November 19, 1978 (age 35)
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Sport
Country  Czech Republic
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus
Updated on 14 August 2012.

Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvjɛra ˈpospiːʃɪlovaː ˈtsɛxlovaː] ( )) (born 19 November 1978 in Litoměřice) is a Czech athlete, competing in the discus throw and the shot put. She married Czech professional wrestler Jakub Cechl on 17 October 2003.

In August 2005 she won a bronze medal at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. Her personal best distances are 67.71 m for the discus and 16.92 m for the shot put.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Czech Republic
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 8th 46.08 m
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 56.65 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 6th 61.47 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 4th 62.31 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 5th 65.55 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 3rd 66.08 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 63.19 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th 60.71 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 21st (q) 57.56 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th 61.75 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) 59.52 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain NM
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 23rd (q) 53.87 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 60.08 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 34th (q) 55.00 m

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Belarus Irina Yatchenko
Women's Discus Best Year Performance
2005
Succeeded by
Germany Franka Dietzsch