Bohemia at the 1900 Summer Olympics

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Bohemia at the
1900 Summer Olympics
Flag of Bohemia.svg
IOC code BOH
NOC Czech Olympic Committee
in Paris
Competitors 7 in 4 sports
Ranked 19th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 1 2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
 Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)
 Czech Republic (1994–)

Bohemia competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France as an independent team, though it was part of Austria-Hungary at the time. 7 athletes competed for Bohemia.[1]


Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Janda-Suk, FrantišekFrantišek Janda-Suk Athletics Men's discus throw
 Bronze Rosenbaumová, HedwigaHedwiga Rosenbaumová Tennis Women's singles

Hedwiga Rosenbaumová also won a bronze medal in a mixed team with Archibald Warden of Great Britain — tennis, mixed doubles

Results by event[edit]


Bohemia's silver medal came in the discus throw, part of the athletics program. Four Bohemian athletes competed in five athletics events.

Event Place Athlete Heat Semifinal Repechage Final
100 metres Václav Nový Unknown
3rd, heat 1
Did not advance
800 metres Ondřej Pukl Unknown
AC, heat 3
None held Did not advance
1500 metres 7th-9th Ondřej Pukl None held Unknown
400 metre hurdles 5th Karel Nedvěd Unknown
3rd, heat 1
None held Did not advance
Event Place Athlete Qualifier Final
Discus throw 2nd František Janda-Suk 35.04 metres
35.14 metres


Bohemia competed in the second Olympic cycling competition. The nation's only cyclist, František Hirsch, had little success.

Event Place Cyclist Round 1 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
2000 metre sprint František Hirsch 4th-8th place
heat 1
Did not advance


Bohemia competed in gymnastics, with one gymnast. He won no medals.

Event Place Gymnast Score
Combined 32 František Erben 249


Event Place Player Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Women's singles 3rd Hedwiga Rosenbaumová None held Bye Lost
6-1, 6-1
Did not advance
Mixed doubles 3rd Hedwiga Rosenbaumová
Archibald Warden (GBR)
None held Won
6-3, 3-6, 6-2
6-3, 6-0
Did not advance


  1. ^ "Bohemia at the 1900 Paris Summer Games". Retrieved 2013-05-11.