Ondřej Štěpánek

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Ondřej Štěpánek
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Ondřej Štěpánek

Ondřej Štěpánek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈondr̝ɛj ˈʃcɛpaːnɛk]) (born 28 November 1979 in Brandýs nad Labem) is a Czech slalom canoeist who has competed since the mid-1990s. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won two medals in the C-2 event with a silver in 2008 and a bronze in 2004.

Štěpánek also won nine medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with six golds (C-2: 2006; C-2 team: 1999, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2013) and three silvers (C-2: 2003, 2013; C-2 team: 2010).

He is the overall World Cup champion in C-2 from 2005. He also won a total of 13 medals at the European Championships (6 golds, 5 silvers and 2 bronzes).

His partner in the boat is Jaroslav Volf.

Ondřej Štěpánek (right) & Jaroslav Volf at the 2012 Summer Olympics