René Novotný

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René Novotný
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Novotný in 2006
Personal information
Country represented  Czech Republic
 Czechoslovakia
Born (1963-06-10) June 10, 1963 (age 53)
Former partner Radka Kovaříková
Lenka Knapová
Jana Havlová
Former coach Irina Rodnina
Ivan Rezek (through 1992)[1]

René Novotný (born June 10, 1963) is a Czech former competitive pair skater. With former partner Radka Kovaříková, he is the 1995 World champion. They were coached by Irina Rodnina.[2]

After winning their World title, Kovaříková and Novotný turned professional and twice won the World Professional Championships (in 1995 and 1997). They toured with Stars on Ice for one season (1996-97) and continued to skate in shows around the world for a number of years.

Results[edit]

International
Event 1982–83
(Havlová)
1984–85
(Knapová)
1985–86
(Knapová)
1986–87
(Knapová)
1987–88
(Knapová)
1989–90
(Kovařiková)
1990–91
(Kovařiková)
1991–92
(Kovařiková)
1992–93
(Kovařiková)
1993–94
(Kovařiková)
1994–95
(Kovařiková)
Winter Olympic Games WD 4th 6th
World Championships 15th 10th 10th 11th 8th 2nd 4th 5th 1st
European Championships 9th 7th 6th 4th 6th 6th 4th 4th 4th 4th 2nd
Skate America 2nd 2nd 3rd
Skate Canada 2nd
Int. de Paris /
Trophée de France
3rd 2nd 2nd 4th
NHK Trophy 6th 2nd 2nd 2nd
Nations Cup 3rd 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 3rd
National
Czech Championships 1st
WD = Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radka Kovarikova & Rene Novotny". Pairs on Ice. Archived from the original on November 1, 2005. 
  2. ^ "Kovarikova and Novotny official website: About us". Archived from the original on 2008-05-28. 

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