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Emil Zátopek (1922–2000)


Emil Zátopek was a Czechoslovak long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres runs, but his final medal came when he decided at the last minute to compete in the first marathon of his life. He was nicknamed the "Czech Locomotive". Zátopek was ... See full bio »

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(1951)
Sportivnyy prazdnik molodyozhi Himself (motorcyclist)
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 2016 Sfide (TV Series)
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- Il coraggio (2016) ... Himself
 2003 The Olympic Series: Golden Moments 1920-2002 (Video documentary)
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 1966 Gut gefragt ist halb gewonnen (TV Series)
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 1963 Der Sport-Spiegel (TV Series documentary)
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 1957 The Melbourne Rendez-vous (Documentary)
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 1956 Olympic Games: 1956 (Documentary)
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 1954 Setkání v Bukuresti (Documentary)
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 1952 Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
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 1951 Sportivnyy prazdnik molodyozhi (Documentary)
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 1951 Nejlepsí tip (Documentary)
 1948 London 1948: Games of the XIV Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
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 2016 Les grands reportages (TV Series documentary)
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 1999 Nancherrow (TV Mini-Series)
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- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1996 100 Years of Olympic Glory (TV Movie documentary)
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 1993 Virtaset ja Kekkonen
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 1988 ... ja niinhän tuli juostua! sanoi Viljo Heino (Documentary short)
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 1977 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
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- The M*A*S*H Olympics (1977) ... Himself
 1951 Näin syntyi nykypäivä... 1900-1950 (Documentary)
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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In the 1952 Olympics, won gold medals for the the following races: 5,000 meters; 10,000 meters and the marathon (his first). No other runner before or since has accomplished this feat. See more »

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The Engine

Star Sign:

Virgo

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