Zdeněk Pazdírek

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Zdeněk Pazdírek
Personal information
Country represented Czechoslovakia
Born (1953-12-13) 13 December 1953 (age 61)
Brno, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Retired 1976

Zdeněk Pazdírek (born 13 December 1953)[1] is a former competitive figure skater who represented Czechoslovakia. He is the 1974–75 national champion. Following his competitive career, he toured professionally with Holiday on Ice from 1981–89. He married British figure skater Karena Richardson.[1]

Pazdírek is currently a coach at the Coquitlam Skating Club in British Columbia, Canada. One of his students is Jordan Ju.[2]


Event 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976
Winter Olympics 12th
World Championships 14th 17th 12th 10th 9th 11th 14th
European Championships 15th 22nd 10th 10th 8th 6th 7th
Czechoslovak Championships 1st 1st


  1. ^ a b "Zdeněk Pazdírek". sports-reference.com. 
  2. ^ "Jordan JU: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on December 14, 2013.