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Dana Zátopková

1922 - 2020

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Dana Zátopková (Czech pronunciation: [ˈdana ˈzaːtopkovaː]; née Ingrová [ˈɪŋɡrovaː], 19 September 1922 – 13 March 2020) was a Czech javelin thrower. She won the gold medal for javelin at the 1952 Summer Olympics (only an hour after her husband, Emil Zátopek, won the 5,000 m), and the silver medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics. She was the European champion in 1954 and 1958. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dana Zátopková has received more than 87,111 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Dana Zátopková is the 11th most popular athlete (up from 62nd in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Czechia (up from 157th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Czech Athlete.

Dana Zátopková is most famous for being the first woman to win a world championship in the sport of skeleton.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Dana Zátopková ranks 11 out of 3,055Before her are Louis Zamperini, Spyridon Louis, Luz Long, Jānis Lūsis, Bob Beamon, and Carl Lewis. After her are Dick Fosbury, Thomas Burke, Ray Ewry, Stanisława Walasiewicz, Robert Shavlakadze, and Felix Baumgartner.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1922, Dana Zátopková ranks 47Before her are Renata Tebaldi, Lucian Freud, Leon M. Lederman, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Liliane Bettencourt, and Nils Liedholm. After her are Manolis Glezos, Richard Hamilton, Alberto Granado, Arthur Ashkin, Ademir de Menezes, and Jake LaMotta. Among people deceased in 2020, Dana Zátopková ranks 55Before her are Ernesto Cardenal, Jerry Stiller, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Michael Lonsdale, Eduard Limonov, and Robert Hossein. After her are Freeman Dyson, Florian Schneider, Manolis Glezos, Maj Sjöwall, Philip Warren Anderson, and Kobe Bryant.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Dana Zátopková ranks 86 out of 839Before her are Eugen Böhm von Bawerk (1851), Maria Christina of Austria (1858), Joseph Maria Olbrich (1867), Jaroslav Seifert (1901), Josef Hoffmann (1870), and Archduchess Anna of Austria (1528). After her are Ivana Trump (1949), Ottokar I of Bohemia (1155), Julius Fučík (1903), Jan Švankmajer (1934), Prokop the Great (1380), and Konrad Henlein (1898).

Among ATHLETES In Czechia

Among athletes born in Czechia, Dana Zátopková ranks 2Before her are Emil Zátopek (1922). After her are Jan Železný (1966), Olga Fikotová (1932), Ludvík Daněk (1937), Dominik Hašek (1965), František Janda-Suk (1878), František Pospíšil (1944), Jaroslav Holík (1942), Miloslava Rezková (1950), Bohumil Němeček (1938), and Helena Fibingerová (1949).