Taťána Kocembová

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Taťána Kocembová
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Personal information
Full nameTaťána Netoličková-Kocembová
Born (1962-05-02) 2 May 1962 (age 57)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Event(s)400 metres

Taťána Netoličková (née Kocembová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtacaːna ˈkotsembovaː], divorced Slaninova; born 2 May 1962) is a retired 400 metres runner who represented Czechoslovakia. Her greatest achievement was winning the silver medal behind teammate Jarmila Kratochvílová at the 1983 World Championships in a personal best time of 48.59s. A time that still ranks her seventh on the world all-time list.[1] She won a second silver medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay. In 1984, she won the 400m at the European Indoor Championships. She also holds the world best for the unofficial distance of 500 metres.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Ostrava, she is married to Jaroslav Netolička, with whom she has a son. She was previously married to her coach Jan Slanina. Their daughter, Jana Slaninová (born 1990) is also a sprinter, with a 400m best of 53.74 secs (2013).

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 4th 400m 51.62
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 400m 50.55
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.17
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 400m 48.59 PB
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:20.32
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 400m 49.97
1984 Friendship Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd 400m 48.73
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:21.89
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 4th 400m 53.16
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, Germany 6th 400m 51.50
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 5th 400m 54.16


  1. ^ 400 metres women All Time. IAAF. Retrieved on 2014-09-28.

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