August 3, 1942|
Německý Brod, Bohemia and Moravia
(now Czech Republic)
|Died||April 17, 2015(aged 72)|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Dukla Jihlava|
|Men's ice hockey|
|1972 Prague||Ice hockey|
|1965 Tampere||Ice hockey|
|1966 Ljubljana||Ice hockey|
|1969 Stockholm||Ice hockey|
|1970 Stockholm||Ice hockey|
|1973 Moscow||Ice hockey|
Jaroslav Holík Garcia (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjaroslaf ˈɦoliːk]; August 3, 1942 – April 17, 2015) was a Czech professional ice hockey coach and former player. Holík played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga for Dukla Jihlava. He won a bronze medal at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo. He was also successful at the Ice Hockey World Championships, winning gold at the 1972 World Ice Hockey Championships in Prague, silver at the 1965 World Ice Hockey Championships in Tampere and 1966 World Ice Hockey Championships in Ljubljana, and bronze at the 1969 World Ice Hockey Championships, 1970 World Ice Hockey Championships, both in Stockholm, and 1973 World Ice Hockey Championships in Moscow.
After he finished his playing career, he worked as a coach. In 2000 he led the Czech under-20 national team to the victory at the 2000 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Sweden. He died on April 17, 2015.
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