Adolf Šlár

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Adolf Šlár
Personal information
Nationality  Czech Republic
Born 14 February 1919
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died 7 April 1987

Adolf Šlár (14 February 1919 - 7 April 1987)[1] was a male Czech international table tennis player.[2]

Table tennis career[edit]

He won nine medals at the World Table Tennis Championships from 1935 to 1954.[3] This included two gold medals at the 1947 World Table Tennis Championships in the team event and in the men's doubles with Václav Tereba respectively.[4] [5]

He also won an English Open title.

Personal Life[edit]

He was a Ministry of Foreign Trade official in Prague.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Profile at the Biographical Dictionary of the Historical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  2. ^ "Profile". Table Tennis Guide. 
  3. ^ "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123. 
  4. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1. 
  5. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5. 
  6. ^ "Veterans Lead" (PDF). Table Tennis England.