Jiří Lanský

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Jiří Lanský
Jiří Lanský, Richard Dahl, Stig Pettersson 1958.jpg
Jiří Lanský (left) at the 1958 European Championships
Personal information
Born17 September 1933
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died14 February 2017(2017-02-14) (aged 83)
Prague, Czech Republic
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)High jump
ClubBohemians Praha
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)2.10 (1958)[1][2]

Jiří Lanský (17 September 1933 – 14 February 2017) was a Czech high jumper. He won silver medals at the 1954 and 1958 European Championships. He finished seventh at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1]

Lanský died in Prague, Czech Republic on 14 February 2017, aged 83.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jiří Lanský. sports-reference.com
  2. Jiří Lanský. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. Jiří Lanský's obituary (in Czech)