Pavel Ploc

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Pavel Ploc
Pavel Ploc.JPG
Country  Czechoslovakia
Born (1964-06-15) 15 June 1964 (age 52)
Jilemnice, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
World Cup career
Seasons 19821992
Individual wins 10
Indiv. podiums 27
Indiv. starts 132
Updated on 10 February 2016.

Pavel Ploc (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpavɛl ˈplots]) (born 15 June 1964) is a Czechoslovakian former ski jumper.

Career[edit]

At the Winter Olympics, he earned a silver in the individual normal hill in 1988 and a bronze in the individual large hill in 1984. Ploc also earned two bronze medals in the Team large hill event at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (1984, 1989). He also won two medals at the FIS Ski Flying World Championships with a silver in 1983 and a bronze in 1985.

Ploc finished his active ski jumping career in 1992 and in 1996 opened Bed&Breakfast in Harrachov, Czech Republic. From 1996 to 2002 he was an elected member of the Harrachov town council. He unsuccessfully run for a seat in the Czech Parliament in 2002 but won that seat in 2006 and became a member of the lower chamber of the Czech Parliament for the Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD).

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF 4H
1981/82 38 N/A 46
1982/83 11 N/A 7
1983/84 3rd, bronze medalist(s) N/A 5
1984/85 7 N/A 10
1985/86 13 N/A 48
1986/87 39 N/A 14
1987/88 2nd, silver medalist(s) N/A 28
1988/89 19 N/A 11
1989/90 7 N/A 18
1990/91 20

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 1982/83 9 January 1983 Czechoslovakia Harrachov Čerťák K120 LH
2 1983/84 9 March 1984 Norway Lillehammer Balbergbakken K120 LH
3 25 March 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Planica Bloudkova velikanka K120 LH
4 1985/86 1 January 1986 West Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen Große Olympiaschanze K107 LH
5 1987/88 12 December 1987 United States Lake Placid MacKenzie Intervale K114 LH
6 13 December 1987 United States Lake Placid MacKenzie Intervale K86 NH
7 30 December 1987 West Germany Oberstdorf Schattenbergschanze K115 LH
8 22 January 1988 Switzerland Gstaad Mattenschanze K88 NH
9 1988/89 14 January 1989 Czechoslovakia Liberec Ještěd A K120 LH
10 1989/90 11 March 1990 Sweden Sollefteå Hallstabacken K107 LH

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