Tomáš Janků

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Tomáš Janků (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtomaːʃ ˈjaŋkuː]; born 27 December, 1974 in Jablonec nad Nisou) is a former Czech high jumper.

His personal best jump is 2.34 metres, achieved at the 2006 European Championships in Gothenburg. In 2010, he married Czech pole vaulter Kateřina Baďurová.[1] His older brother Jan Janků is also a prominent high jumper.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Czechoslovakia
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 7th 2.17 m
Representing the  Czech Republic
1993 European Junior Championships San Sebastián, Spain 3rd 2.18 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 14th 2.25 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 28th (q) 2.19 m
Universiade Catania, Italy 4th 2.26 m
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd 2.29 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 12th 2.24 m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 6th 2.25 m
Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain NM
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 6th 2.24 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 5th 2.25 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 6th 2.25 m
World Championships Paris, France 16th (q) 2.25 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 16th (q) 2.20 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 15th (q) 2.20 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 16th (q) 2.23 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 13th (q) 2.24 m
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd 2.34 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 7th 2.24 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 1st 2.28 m
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 4th 2.25 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 5th 2.30 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 7th 2.29 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atletická svatba: Janků si vzal na zámku Baďurovou. Novomanžele fotil Saudek" (in Czech). idnes.cz. 11 September 2010. Retrieved 6 January 2012.