Iva Straková

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Iva Straková
Iva Strakova 2009.jpg
Iva Straková in 2009
Personal information
Nationality Czech
Born (1980-08-04) 4 August 1980 (age 36)
Tábor, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Country  Czech Republic
Sport Track and field
Event(s) High jump

Iva Straková (born 4 August 1980) is a Czech athlete who specialises in the high jump.

She has represented Czech Republic at two Summer Olympics (2004, 2008).[2] At Beijing 2008 Straková achieved 12th place at the final. She has won Czech Championships several times.[2] Has participated in several World and European Championships.[3][4]

She has personal bests of 1.95 metres outdoors (2007, 2008) and 1.98 metres indoors (2008).

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Czech Republic
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 15th (q) 1.87 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 13th (q) 1.90 m
World Championships Paris, France 21st (q) 1.80 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 16th (q) 1.89 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 7th 1.89 m (1.92)
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th 1.85 m (1.91)
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 10th (q) 1.93 m
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 22nd (q) 1.83 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 18th (q) 1.91 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 8th 1.93 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 9th 1.93 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 7th 1.92 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 21st (q) 1.89 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 9th 1.91 m (1.92)
(q) Indicates overall position in qualifying round (#) Indicates superior height achieved in qualifying round


  1. ^ "Iva Strakova Profile, Bio, Results, Medals and Photos — Yahoo! Sports coverage of the Summer Olympics in Beijing". Yahoo!. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Iva Straková Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "IAAF profile". International Association of Athletics Federations. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Athletics — Iva Straková (Czech Republic) : season totals". Retrieved March 15, 2012. 

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