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Gianlu33

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Peter Šťastný the only athlete who competed in 3 different worldwide major events for 3 different countries

 

Back to back world champion 1976 and 1977 with ex-Czechoslovakia

 

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After successful emigration and marking his name among the legends of the NHL he got the Canadian citizenship and immediately received invitation in the National Team of Canada at the legendary Canada Cup 1984 (nowadays World Cup) tournament they won

 

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And after the fall of the communism and split of former Czechoslovakia he returned to finish his career to his native Slovakia, and represented the country at it´s first ever major event since the independence at the Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer 1994 as a captain of the team, He was also the flag bearer of the Slovak delegation at our first ever Olympic participation

 

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Valdas Adamkus - as national record holder of 100m sprint 

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and as the President of Lithuania (1998-2009)

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On 10th September 1972 our national team won the Olympic final of football against Hungary 2:1 after two goals of Kazimierz Deyna. (sixth from left).

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UPDATE:Nothing to read here, i missed the photo :p

 

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That picture of Mennea and Wells is of the 1980 Olympics.

And the WR set by Mennea in 1979 was 19"72.

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23 minutes ago, Dunadan said:

That picture of Mennea and Wells is of the 1980 Olympics.

And the WR set by Mennea in 1979 was 19"72.

Sorry, wrong photo :( 

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On 1th September 1932 two greatest Polish aviators Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura died in a plane accident while they were on their way for a plane meeting in Czechoslovakia. Two weeks earlier they won the Challenge 1932 competition.

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On 12th Septmeber 1981 in Drzonków Janusz Pyciak-Peciak won his second Modern Pentathlon World Championships gold medal. This time he also won in a team competition with Jan Olesiński and Zbigniew Szuba.

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