Languages Czech, English, Spanish
Higher education Civil Engineering - Czech Technical University: Prague, CZE
License number 18011982001
|Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2007-06-23||Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2013-05-24||Sydney (AUSTRALIA), 2006-05-27|
|Bogota (COLOMBIA), 2006-06-23|
|Lisbonne (PORTUGAL), 2008-02-09|
|Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2014-02-14|
|Düsseldorf (GERMANY), 2019-06-18|
|Cali (COLOMBIA), 2023-05-05||Legnano (ITALY), 2010-01-29|
|Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC), 2016-04-16|
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport at age nine at the SC Praha club in the Czech Republic.
Why this sport? He was introduced to fencing by his father. "In fencing you have discipline, style, elegance. I tried different sports, my father never forced me to start fencing, but I enjoyed it more and more, so I have continued my family tradition."
Club / Team SC Praha: Czech Republic
Competing for Czech Republic
Tournament European Championships
Awards and honours In 2016 he received the Czech Fair Play Award in recognition of his performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where he corrected a referee to his detriment. (ibestof.cz, 26 Nov 2017)
Famous relatives His father Jiri Sr. competed in fencing at an elite level and founded the SC Praha fencing club in the Czech Republic. (praha.idnes.cz, 26 Jan 2015; ibestof.cz, 17 May 2012)
Other information OCCUPATION
He is in charge of marketing and promotion for the Czech Fencing Association. (isport.blesk.cz, 25 Mar 2022)
He hosts a podcast called 'Do Strehu' [To The Guard] in which he interviews personalities from the world of sport. (Do Strehu podcast, 10 Mar 2022)
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