Evžen Rošický

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Evžen Rošický (15 October 1914 Olomouc - 25 June 1942 Prague) was a Czech athlete and journalist.[1] Stadion Evžena Rošického is a Czech stadium named after him. During World War II, he and his father Jaroslav Rošický were part of the anti-Nazi resistance group Captain Nemo. Evžen Rošický and his father were arrested on 18 June 1942, and one week later, on 25 June 1942, they were both executed at the Kobylisy shooting range in Prague.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Evžen Rošický Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 July 2018.