Jiří Prskavec (canoeist, born 1993)

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Jiří Prskavec
Jiří Prskavec 2016.jpg
Personal information
Born (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 26)
Mělník, Czech Republic
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
CountryCzech Republic
SportCanoe slalom
ClubUSK Praha

Jiří Prskavec (born 18 May 1993) is a Czech slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 2008.


Prskavec won a bronze medal in the K1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

He won seven medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with three golds (K1: 2015; K1 team: 2015, 2017), three silvers (K1: 2013, 2018; K1 team: 2014) and a bronze (K1 team: 2018). He also won seven gold and three bronze medals at the European Championships.[2]

Prskavec won the overall World Cup title in the K1 class in 2018.

Prskavec competed at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics where he won bronze in the K1 slalom event.

His father Jiří is a former slalom canoeist and a medalist from World and European Championships.[3]

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2014 21 June 2014 Prague 2nd K1
2015 20 June 2015 Prague 1st K1
2016 3 September 2016 Prague 1st K1
2017 17 June 2017 Prague 2nd K1
24 June 2017 Augsburg 3rd K1
9 September 2017 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd K1
2018 1 July 2018 Kraków 3rd K1
8 July 2018 Augsburg 2nd K1
31 August 2018 Tacen 2nd K1
9 September 2018 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd K1


  1. ^ a b Jiří Prskavec Archived 14 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
  2. ^ "Jiri PRSKAVEC (CZE)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Jiří Prskavec". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 17 December 2017.

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