Karel David

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Karel David (born February 8, 1964 in Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia) is a retired long-distance runner from the Czech Republic, who won the 1991 and 1992 edition of the Vienna Marathon. David represented Czechoslovakia twice in the men's marathon (1988 and 1992) at the Summer Olympics. He set his personal best time (2:11:57) on May 23, 1993 at the Hamburg Marathon.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Czechoslovakia
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 55th Marathon 2:26:12
1989 Košice Peace Marathon Košice, Czechoslovakia 1st Marathon 2:18:39
1990 European Championships Split, FR Yugoslavia 7th Marathon 2:18:05
1991 Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st Marathon 2:12:25
1992 Vienna Marathon Vienna, Austria 1st Marathon 2:13:41
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 19th Marathon 2:16:34
Representing  Czech Republic
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Marathon DNF
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 32nd Marathon 2:24:42