Jan Matouš

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Jan Matouš
Personal information
Full name Jan Matouš
Born (1961-05-30) 30 May 1961 (age 57)
Vrchlabí, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club ŠKP Jablonec Ruda Hvezda
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (1984, 1988)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 7 (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991)
Medals 2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 9 (1982/83–1990/91)
Individual victories 2
Individual podiums 5

Jan Matouš (born 30 May 1961) is a former Czechoslovakian biathlete. At the 1987 World Championships in Lake Placid, New York. Matouš won a bronze medal in the 20 km individual. He also won a silver medal in the team competition at the 1990 World Championships in Minsk. Matouš's best Olympic placing was a 9th place in the sprint event at the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo 10th 9th 6th
Canada 1988 Calgary 14th 16th 11th

World Championships[edit]

2 medals (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Team Relay
Italy 1983 Antholz-Anterselva 43rd 23rd N/A 6th
West Germany 1985 Ruhpolding 17th 26th N/A 6th
Norway 1986 Oslo Holmenkollen 13th 5th N/A 6th
United States 1987 Lake Placid Bronze 13th N/A 9th
Austria 1989 Feistritz 49th 14th 7th
Soviet Union 1990 Minsk 14th Silver
Finland 1991 Lahti 5th 10th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was added as an event in 1989.

Individual victories[edit]

2 victories (2 In)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1 victory
(1 In)
8 January 1987 People's Republic of Bulgaria Borovets 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1 victory
(1 In)
19 January 1989 People's Republic of Bulgaria Borovets 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.


  1. ^ "Jan Matouš". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015.

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