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Emil Zátopek
  • Name: Emil Zátopek
  • Born: 09/19/1922
  • Died: 11/22/2000 (78 years old)

Emil Zátopek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɛmɪl ˈzaːtopɛk] listen); 19 September 1922 – 22 November 2000) 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”.

Alias: Ťopek

Birth Place: Kopřivnice, Moravia, Czechoslovakia

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