Bohumil Váňa

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Bohumil Váňa
Personal information
Full name Bohumil Váňa
Nationality  Czechoslovakia

Bohumil Váňa (17 January 1920 - 4 November 1989) was a male international table tennis player from Czechoslovakia.[1]

Table tennis career[edit]

From 1935 to 1955 he won an incredible 30 medals in singles, doubles, and team events in the World Table Tennis Championships.[2] This included 13 gold medals.[3][4][5][6][7] He also won five English Open titles.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-24. Retrieved 2011-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123. 
  3. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1. 
  4. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5. 
  5. ^ "Profile". Table Tennis Guide. 
  6. ^ "Stats". ITTF. 
  7. ^ "Champions". USATT.