Ján Franek

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Olympic medal record
Representing  Czechoslovakia
Men's Boxing
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow Light Middleweight

Jan Franek (born April 14, 1960, Žilina) is a retired boxer, who represented Czechoslovakia at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. There he won the bronze medal in the light middleweight division (– 71 kg), after being defeated in the semifinals by eventual gold medalist Armando Martínez. He is the father of 2009 Miss Slovakia Barbora Franekоvá. He was homeless after being in jail for 14 months. Then he went through couple of rehabs and now he's living in Žilina city. He played the character Franek in the 2015 film Goat.

Olympic results[edit]