Jan Břečka

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jan Břečka
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Szeged C-4 200 m
Silver medal – second place 1999 Milan C-4 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2001 Poznań C-4 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2002 Seville C-4 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2003 Gainesville C-4 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Zagreb C-4 200 m

Jan Břečka (born 13 October 1975 in Pardubice) is a Czech sprint canoeist who competed from 1999 to 2006. He won six medals in the C-4 200 m event at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (2006) and five silvers (1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005).

Břečka also competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, but was eliminated in the semifinal round of both the C-2 500 m and C-2 1000 m events.

References[edit]

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jan Břečka". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-10-19.