Jarmila Klimešová

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Jarmila Klimešová
Personal information
Born (1981-02-09) 9 February 1981 (age 36)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Country  Czech Republic
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin
Updated on 11 August 2012.

Jarmila Klimešová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjarmɪla ˈklɪmɛʃovaː], born 9 February 1981 in Šumperk) is a female javelin thrower from the Czech Republic. Her personal best throw is 62.60 metres, achieved in June 2006 in Prague.

She won the 2000 World Junior Championships. She later competed at the 2003 World Championships, the 2004 Olympic Games, the 2006 European Championships, the 2008 Olympic Games and the 2012 Olympic Games without reaching the final.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  Czech Republic
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 13th (q) 48.82 m (old spec.)
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 1st 54.82 m
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th 53.73 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 60.54 m
World Championships Paris, France 15th 56.98 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 25th 57.70 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 18th 56.76 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 21st 57.25 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th 56.50 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 8th 59.27 m
2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain 14th 59.90 m