Jiřina Šedivcová

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Jiřina Šedivcová
Born Jiřina Bořilova
(1940-10-31)October 31, 1940
Prague, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
Occupation
  • Foreign Trade Buyer
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Medical Office Manager
Spouse(s)
  • Josef Šedivec
    (m. 1963; div. 1973)
  • Lubomir Jan-Vaclav Valenta
    (m. 1979)
Jiřina Šedivcová
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Representing  Czechoslovakia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1965 Spittal Mixed C-2
Silver medal – second place 1965 Spittal Mixed C-2 team

Jiřina Šedivcová (born Jiřina Bořilova; October 31, 1940) is a retired Czechoslovak-American wildwater and slalom canoeist who competed from the early 1960s to the early 1970s with then-husband Josef Šedivec. She won two silver medals at the 1965 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Spittal, earning them in the mixed C-2 event and the mixed C-2 team event. She also won a silver medal in the individual C-2 Downriver event and a gold medal in the C-2 team mixed Downriver event at the 1965 Wildwater Canoeing World Championships, also in Spittal.

Her career began in Czechoslovakia and ended in the United States.

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