Štěpánka Hilgertová

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Štěpánka Hilgertová
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Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Representing  Czechoslovakia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1991 Tacen K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Savage River K1 team
Representing  Czech Republic
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta K1
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney K1
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 La Seu d'Urgell K1
Gold medal – first place 2003 Augsburg K1
Gold medal – first place 2003 Augsburg K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2005 Penrith K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Tacen K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Prague K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2015 London K1 team
Silver medal – second place 1997 Três Coroas K1
Silver medal – second place 2006 Prague K1 team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Foz do Iguaçu K1 team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Bratislava K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Foz do Iguaçu K1
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1996 Augsburg K1 team
Gold medal – first place 1998 Roudnice nad Labem K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2000 Mezzana K1
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bratislava K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Kraków K1
Gold medal – first place 2011 La Seu d'Urgell K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2014 Vienna K1 team
Silver medal – second place 1996 Augsburg K1
Silver medal – second place 1998 Roudnice nad Labem K1
Silver medal – second place 2000 Mezzana K1 team
Silver medal – second place 2005 Tacen K1
Silver medal – second place 2006 L'Argentière-la-Bessée K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Bratislava K1
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Liptovský Mikuláš K1
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Krakow K1 team

Štěpánka Hilgertová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʃcɛpaːŋka ˈɦɪlɡɛrtovaː]) (née Prošková, born 10 April 1968 in Prague) is a Czechoslovak-Czech slalom canoeist who has competed since the late 1980s. Competing in six Summer Olympics, she won two gold medals in the K1 event, earning them in 1996 and 2000.

Hilgertová also won fourteen medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with seven golds (K1: 1999, 2003; K1 team: 2003, 2005, 2010, 2013, 2015), five silvers (K1: 1997, K1 team: 1991, 2006, 2007, 2011), and two bronzes (K1: 2007, K1 team: 1989). The K1 team silver in 1991 and K1 team bronze in 1989 were with Czechoslovakia while the remaining medals were for the Czech Republic.

She won the overall World Cup title twice (1992 and 1998). She also won a total of 15 medals at the European Championships (7 golds, 5 silvers and 3 bronzes).

Her husband Luboš Hilgert is a former canoe slalom paddler and a multiple medalist from ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships. Their son Luboš is an active canoe slalom paddler as well.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
1989 12 Aug 1989 Mezzana 3rd K1
1990 1 Jul 1990 Wausau 3rd K1
12 Aug 1990 Augsburg 3rd K1
18 Aug 1990 Bourg St.-Maurice 3rd K1
1991 10 Jul 1991 Reals 3rd K1
25 Aug 1991 Minden 2nd K1
1 Sep 1991 Wausau 2nd K1
1992 23 Feb 1992 Launceston 2nd K1
7 Jun 1992 Merano 1st K1
1993 25 Jul 1993 Lofer 3rd K1
1994 26 Jun 1994 Nottingham 2nd K1
10 Jul 1994 Bourg St.-Maurice 3rd K1
1995 25 Jun 1995 Prague 1st K1
9 Jul 1995 Mezzana 2nd K1
16 Jul 1995 Lofer 1st K1
1996 21 Apr 1996 Ocoee 1st K1
25 Aug 1996 Prague 1st K1
1997 22 Jun 1997 Bourg St.-Maurice 2nd K1
1998 14 Jun 1998 Liptovský Mikuláš 2nd K1
28 Jun 1998 Augsburg 3rd K1
13 Sep 1998 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
1999 20 Jun 1999 Tacen 1st K1
24 Jun 1999 Tacen 1st K1
3 Oct 1999 Penrith 3rd K1
2000 23 Jul 2000 Prague 1st K1
2001 27 May 2001 Goumois 1st K1
10 Jun 2001 Tacen 2nd K1
29 Jul 2001 Augsburg 1st K1
2002 4 Aug 2002 Prague 3rd K1
2003 6 Jul 2003 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
31 Jul 2003 Bratislava 3rd K1
3 Aug 2003 Bratislava 1st K1
2004 11 Jul 2004 Prague 3rd K1
18 Jul 2004 Augsburg 1st K1
2005 26 Jun 2005 Tacen 2nd K11
9 Jul 2005 Athens 1st K1
24 Jul 2005 La Seu d'Urgell 1st K1
2006 28 May 2006 Athens 1st K1
4 Jun 2006 Augsburg 2nd K1
2007 30 Jun 2007 Prague 1st K1
8 Jul 2007 Tacen 3rd K1
2008 21 Jun 2008 Prague 1st K1
2009 12 Jul 2009 Augsburg 2nd K1
2010 20 Jun 2010 Prague 3rd K1
2014 22 Jun 2014 Prague 3rd K1
17 Aug 2014 Augsburg 2nd K1
1 European Championship counting for World Cup points

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