Adam Svoboda

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Adam Svoboda
Adam Svoboda 2011.jpg
Svoboda in December 2011
Born (1978-01-26)26 January 1978
Brno, Czechoslovakia
Died 7 May 2019(2019-05-07) (aged 41)
Pardubice, Czech Republic
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for HC Sparta Praha
HC Pardubice
Nurnberg Ice Tigers
HC Lada Togliatti
Timrå IK
HC Slavia Praha
Avangard Omsk
HC Plzeň
HC Hradec Králové
Beibarys Atyrau
National team  Czech Republic
Playing career 1996–2017

Adam Svoboda (26 January 1978 – 7 May 2019) was a Czech ice hockey player and coach. He played as a goaltender. Outside of the Czech Republic, Svoboda played in Russia, Sweden, Germany and Kazakhstan. He played for many teams including HC Sparta Praha, HC Pardubice, HC Lada Togliatti, Timrå IK, HC Slavia Praha, Nürnberg Ice Tigers. He also played for the Czech Republic national team. He won a winner's medal after his country's Ice Hockey World Championship win in 2005. He was born in Brno.

Svoboda died in a suicide by hanging on 7 May 2019 in Pardubice. He was 41.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Willoughby, Ian (7 May 2019). "Ex-ice hockey international Svoboda dies at 41". Radio Prague. Retrieved 7 May 2019.

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