Miloslav Rolko

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Miloslav Roľko
Personal information
Full name Miloslav Roľko
Nationality Czechoslovakia
Born (1960-10-13) October 13, 1960 (age 58)
Bratislava, Slovakia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Medley, Backstroke, Butterfly

Miloslav Rolko (born 13 October 1960) is a Slovak former swimmer who swam for Czechoslovakia at the 1976 and 1980 Olympics.[1] At the 1977 European Championships, he won the 100 backstroke, and finished second in the 200 back.

In 1982, he, along with Vlastimil Černý, Tereza Vrtiskova and Josef Kuf (all swimmers), defected from Czechoslovakia following at meet in Sindelfingen, West Germany.[2]

As of 2012, he is currently the Federal Junior coach for Luxembourg, working with FLNS. His daughter, Sarah, swam for Luxembourg at the 2009 European Junior Championships.[3][4]

See also[edit]

cs:Miloslav Rolko—entry from Czech Wikipedia (in Czech)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Miloslav Rolko". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. ^ Czechoslovakias swimmers defect Archived 2012-09-06 at Archive.is, originally published 1982-04-08; retrieved from Open Source Archive on 2012-05-11
  3. ^ The Italian team wins a quarter of the medals at stake; First medals for Luxembourg, Ireland and Cyprus Archived 2012-10-16 at the Wayback Machine., LEN press release about the 2009 European Junior Championships, published 2009-07-14; retrieved 2012-05-11.
  4. ^ Title holders in six events compete again Archived 2012-10-16 at the Wayback Machine., LEN press release about the 2009 European Junior Championships, published 2009-07-06; retrieved 2012-05-11.