Lenka Knapová

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Lenka Knapová
Personal information
Country represented Czechoslovakia
Born (1970-03-22) 22 March 1970 (age 48)
Zlín, Czechoslovakia
Partner René Novotný
Coach Ivan Rezek
Retired 1988

Lenka Knapová (born 22 March 1970)[1] is a Czech former pair skater who represented Czechoslovakia. With René Novotný, she won four Czechoslovak national titles and competed at seven ISU Championships; the pair's best result, fourth, came at the 1987 European Championships in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. They also competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, but withdrew after placing 9th in the short program.[2] Ivan Rezek served as their coach.[3]

Knapová had knee problems.[4] She retired from competition in 1988.

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Novotný

Event 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88
Winter Olympics WD
World Championships 10th 11th 8th
European Champ. 7th 6th 4th 6th
NHK Trophy 4th
Skate Canada 7th
Czechoslovak Champ. 1st 1st 1st 1st
WD = Withdrew


  1. ^ "Lenka Knapová". Czech Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 14 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Lenka Knapová". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 3 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Zemřel ing. Ivan Rezek" [Ivan Rezek has died] (in Czech). Czech Figure Skating Association. 1 February 2017. Archived from the original on 14 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Brabcová, Monika (2016). "Rebel krasobruslení" [Figure skating rebel] (PDF) (in Czech). Aha!. p. 33. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 April 2017.