Czech Republic

History

The Czech Republic made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1996 after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia and has competed ever since. The nation sends a large team to the Olympics with over 100 athletes appearing in each edition. The Czech Republic appears in a variety of sports, particularly athletics, canoeing, cycling, rowing and shooting.

In total the Czech Republic has won 54 medals in 11 sports and has medalled at every Olympic appearance. The most successful sports include canoeing (14), athletics (12) and shooting (9). Their most successful athletes are canoeist Josef Dostal, javelin thrower Barbora Spotakova and rower Ondrej Synek whom all won three medals. Dostal won two bronze medals in the men’s K4 1000m in 2012 and 2016 and a silver medal in the men’s K1 1000m in 2016. Spotokova won her medals in women’s javelin; two golds in 2008 and 2012 and a bronze in 2016. Synek won two silver medals in men’s single sculls in 2008 and 2012 and a bronze in 2016. At the 2016 Olympics the Czech Republic won 10 medals.

Qualified Quotas

Archery

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Individual Marie Horakova Marie Horakova

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 200m Jan Jirka
Men’s 400m Pavel Maslak
Men’s 400m Hurdles Vit Muller
Men’s 4x400m Relay Qualified Via Rankings
Men’s 50km Race Walk Vit Hlavac
Lukas Gdula
Men’s Shot Put Tomas Stanek Tomas Stanek
Men’s Javelin Throw Jakub Vadlejch Jakub Vadlejch
Vitezslav Vesely
Men’s Decathlon Adam Helcelet
Jiri Sykora
Jan Dolezal Declined

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 400m Barbora Malikova
Lada Vondrova
Women’s 1500m Kristiina Maki
Diana Mezulianikova
Simona Vrzalova
Women’s 400m Hurdles Zuzana Hejnova Zuzana Hejnova
Women’s 20km Race Walk Tereza Durdiakova Tereza Durdiakova
Anezka Drahotova
Women’s Marathon Over 3 Eligible Athletes
Women’s Pole Vault Romana Malacova
Women’s Shot Put Marketa Cervenkova
Women’s Javelin Throw Nikola Ogrodnikova Nikola Ogrodnikova
Barbora Spotakova
Irena Gillarova

Basketball

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Tournament Patrik Auda
Ondrej Balvin
Jaromir Bohacik
Lukas Palyza
Martin Peterka
Patrick Samoura
Tomas Satoransky
Blake Schilb
Ondrej Sehnal
Jakub Sirina
Jan Vesely
Tomas Vyoral
Patrik Auda
Ondrej Balvin
Jaromir Bohacik
Lukas Palyza
Martin Peterka
Patrick Samoura
Tomas Satoransky
Blake Schilb
Ondrej Sehnal
Jakub Sirina
Jan Vesely
Tomas Vyoral

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s K1 Slalom Jiri Prskavec Jiri Prskavec
Women’s K1 Slalom Katerina Kudejova Katerina Kudejova
Men’s C1 Slalom Vojtech Heger Lukas Rohan
Women’s C1 Slalom Tereza Fisherova Tereza Fisherova
Men’s K1 1000m Josef Dostal Josef Dostal
Men’s K2 1000m Josef Dostal
Radek Slouf
Josef Dostal
Radek Slouf
Men’s C1 1000m Martin Fuksa Martin Fuksa
Eligible to Compete Petr Fuksa
Men’s C2 1000m Martin Fuksa
Petr Fuksa
Martin Fuksa
Petr Fuksa

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Cross-Country Qualified Via Rankings Ondrej Cink
Women’s Cross-Country Qualified Via Rankings Jitka Cavelicka
Men’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings Michael Kukrle
Michal Schlegel
Zdenek Stybar
Women’s Road Race Nikola Noskova Tereza Neumanova
Men’s Time Trial Qualified Via Rankings Michael Kukrle
Men’s Individual Sprint Eligible to Compete Tomas Babek
Men’s Keirin Qualified Via Rankings Tomas Babek

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Eventing Miroslav Prihoda Jr.
Horse: Ferreolus Lat
Miroslav Prihoda Jr.
Horse: Ferreolus Lat
Miroslav Trunda
Horse: Shutterflyke
Miroslav Trunda
Horse: Shutterflyke
Individual Jumping From Team Quota Anna Kellnerova
Horse: Catch Me If You Can OLD
From Team Quota Kamil Papousek
Horse: Warness
From Team Quota Ales Opatrny
Horse: Forewer
Team Jumping Zuzana Zelinkova
Horse: Caleri II
Emma Augier de Moussac
Horse: J.C.S. Chacco Dia
Ondrej Zvara
Horse: Cento Lamo
Ales Opatrny
Horse: Forewer
Anna Kellnerova
Horse: Catch Me If You Can OLD
Kamil Papousek
Horse: Warness
Ales Opatrny
Horse: Forewer

Fencing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Epee Jakub Jurka Jakub Jurka
Men’s Individual Foil Alexander Choupenitch Alexander Choupenitch

Golf

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Ondrej Lieser Ondrej Lieser
Women’s Individual Klara Spilkova Klara Spilkova

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Artistic Individual Events David Jessen David Jessen
Women’s Artistic Individual Events Aneta Holasova Aneta Holasova

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -90kg David Klammert David Klammert
Men’s +100kg Lukas Krpalek Lukas Krpalek

Modern Pentathlon

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual
(1) (2)
Over 2 Eligible Athletes Martin Vlach
Jan Kuf

Rowing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Single Sculls Ondrej Synek Jan Fleissner
Men’s Double Sculls Jakub Podrazil
Jan Cincibuch
Jakub Podrazil
Jan Cincibuch
Women’s Double Sculls Lenka Antosova
Kristyna Fleissnerova
Lenka Antosova
Kristyna Fleissnerova
Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls Jiri Simanek
Miroslav Vrastil
Jiri Simanek
Miroslav Vrastil

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s RS:X Karel Lavicky Karel Lavicky

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions
(1) (2)
Filip Nepejchal Jiri Privratsky
Petr Nymbursky Petr Nymbursky
Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Double Starter Nikola Mazurova
Men’s 10m Air Rifle David Hrckulak David Hrckulak
Double Starter Jiri Privratsky
Women’s 10m Air Rifle Nikola Mazurova Nikola Mazurova
Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle Eligible to Compete
Men’s Trap
(1) (2)
David Kostelecky David Kostelecky
Jiri Liptak Jiri Liptak
Men’s Skeet Jakub Tomecek Jakub Tomecek
Women’s Skeet Barbora Sumova Barbora Sumova

Sport Climbing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Combined Adam Ondra Adam Ondra

Swimming

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 800m Freestyle Jan Micka Jan Micka
Men’s 1500m Freestyle Jan Micka Jan Micka
Men’s 10km Open Water Matej Kozubek

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 100m Freestyle Barbora Seemanova Barbora Seemanova
Women’s 200m Freestyle Barbora Seemanova Barbora Seemanova
Women’s 100m Backstroke Simona Kubova Simona Kubova
Women’s 200m Breaststroke Kristyna Horska Kristyna Horska
Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Barbora Seemanova
Anna Kolarova
Simona Kubova
Anika Apostalon

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles
(1) (2)
Lubomir Jancarik Lubomir Jancarik
Pavel Sirucek Pavel Sirucek
Women’s Singles Hana Matelova Hana Matelova

Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Singles Karolina Pliskova
Petra Kvitova
Barbora Krejcikova
Marketa Vondrousova
Women’s Doubles Barbora Krejcikova
Katerina Siniakova
Karolina Pliskova
Marketa Vondrousova

Triathlon

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Individual Vendula Frintova Vendula Frintova
Petra Kurikova Petra Kurikova

Volleyball

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Beach Volleyball Ondrej Perusic
David Schweiner
Ondrej Perusic
David Schweiner
Women’s Beach Volleyball Barbora Hermannova
Marketa Slukova
Barbora Hermannova
Marketa Slukova

Weightlifting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s +109kg Jiri Orsag Jiri Orsag

Wrestling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Greco-Roman -97kg Artur Omarov Artur Omarov