Jaroslav Holík

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Jaroslav Holík
Born (1942-08-03)August 3, 1942
Německý Brod, Bohemia and Moravia
(now Czech Republic)
Died April 17, 2015(2015-04-17) (aged 72)
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Dukla Jihlava
Playing career 1956–1979

Jaroslav Holík (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjaroslaf ˈɦoliːk]; August 3, 1942 – April 17, 2015)[1] was a Czech professional ice hockey coach and former player.

Holik played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga for Dukla Jihlava. He won a bronze medal at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo. He was also successful at the Ice Hockey World Championships, winning gold at the 1972 World Ice Hockey Championships in Prague, silver at the 1965 World Ice Hockey Championships in Tampere and 1966 World Ice Hockey Championships in Ljubljana, and bronze at the 1969 World Ice Hockey Championships, 1970 World Ice Hockey Championships, both in Stockholm, and 1973 World Ice Hockey Championships in Moscow.

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  1. "Odešla hokejová legenda. V 72 letech zemřel Jaroslav Holík". Mladá fronta DNES (in Czech). iDNES. 17 April 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2015.

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