Miloslav Rolko

Miloslav Rolko (born 13 October 1960) is a Slovak former swimmer who swam for Czechoslovakia at the 1976 and 1980 Olympics.[1] At the 1977 European Championships, he won the 100 backstroke, and finished second in the 200 back.

Miloslav Roľko
Personal information
Full nameMiloslav Roľko
NationalityCzechoslovakia
Born (1960-10-13) October 13, 1960
Bratislava, Slovakia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesMedley, Backstroke, Butterfly

In 1982, he, along with Vlastimil Černý, Tereza Vrtiskova and Josef Kuf (all swimmers), defected from Czechoslovakia following at meet in Sindelfingen, West Germany.[2]

As of 2012, he is currently the Federal Junior coach for Luxembourg, working with FLNS. His daughter, Sarah, swam for Luxembourg at the 2009 European Junior Championships.[3][4]

See also

cs:Miloslav Rolko—entry from Czech Wikipedia (in Czech)

References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Miloslav Rolko". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. Czechoslovakias swimmers defect Archived 2012-09-06 at Archive.today, originally published 1982-04-08; retrieved from Open Source Archive on 2012-05-11
  3. The Italian team wins a quarter of the medals at stake; First medals for Luxembourg, Ireland and Cyprus Archived 2012-10-16 at the Wayback Machine, LEN press release about the 2009 European Junior Championships, published 2009-07-14; retrieved 2012-05-11.
  4. Title holders in six events compete again Archived 2012-10-16 at the Wayback Machine, LEN press release about the 2009 European Junior Championships, published 2009-07-06; retrieved 2012-05-11.


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