Miroslav Menc

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Miroslav Menc (born 16 March 1971, in Rumburk) is a Czech shot putter, whose personal best put is 20.64 metres, achieved in September 2000 in Ostrava. He has an indoor personal best of 20.68 metres[1]

In 1998 he received a two-year suspension from the IAAF after testing positive for stanozolol at a meet in Athens.[2] He was disqualified from the 1998 European Indoor Championships.[3] In 2001 he tested positive for norandrosterone, and became the first Czech athlete to receive a life ban.[4]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Czechoslovakia
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 14th (q) Shot put 16.05 m
7th Discus 53.28 m
1993 Universiade Buffalo, United States 8th Shot 18.45 m
Representing the  Czech Republic
1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 4th Shot 18.82 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 14th (q) Shot 17.54 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 21st Shot 18.69 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 9th Shot 19.66 m
Universiade Catania, Italy 5th Shot 19.53 m
World Championships Athens, Greece 9th (q) Shot 19.23 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 3rd Shot 20.23 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 10th Shot 19.39 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 6th Shot 20.08 m

See also[edit]


  1. ^ IAAF indoor profile for Miroslav Menc
  2. ^ "Czech shot putter caught doping". CBS Sports. 25 June 2001. Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  3. ^ 1998 European Indoor Championships, men't shot put
  4. ^ "Shot-Putter Menc Banned for Life". Students' e-mail news from the Czech Republic. Charles University. 24 August 2001. Retrieved 2006-12-31. 

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