Pavol Blažek

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Pavol Blažek (born 9 July 1958) is a retired race walker, who represented Czechoslovakia and later Slovakia in the Olympic Games. He was born in Trnava.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Czechoslovakia
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 14th 20 km 1:35:30.8
10th 50 km 4:16:26
1981 World Race Walking Cup Valencia, Spain 11th 20 km 1:28:12
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 20 km 1:26:13
50 km DNF
1983 World Race Walking Cup Bergen, Norway 9th 20 km 1:21:37
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 20 km 1:21:54
17th 50 km 4:06:49
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 10th 20 km 1:24:51
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 6th 20 km 1:23:26
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 11th 20 km 1:24:37
18th 50 km 3:58:43
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 15th 20 km 1:22:39
12th 50 km 3:47:31
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 8th 20 km 1:21:53
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st 20 km 1:22:05
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 17th 20 km 1:22:34
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 17th 20 km 1:29:23
29th 50 km 4:22:33
Representing  Slovakia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 15th 20 km 1:25:31
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 50 km 3:49:44
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th 50 km 4:03:45
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 46th 20 km 1:29:41

References[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Andrey Perlov
Men's 20 km walk world record holder
September 16, 1990 – April 7, 1994
Succeeded by
Bu Lingtang