Filip Dvorak (CZE)

Filip Dvorak (CZE)

CZCzech Republic
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
30 July 1988
Height
189 cm
Weight
90 kg
Residence
Prague, CZE
Occupation
Army, Athlete
Languages
Czech, English
Higher education
International Trade - Metropolitan University : Prague, CZE

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, sport, cross-country skiing, surfing. (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze medals in the C2 500m and the C2 1000m at the 2013 World Championships in Duisburg, Germany. (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Hero / Idol
Czech hockey player Jaromir Jagr, French footballer Thierry Henry. (kanoe.cz, 18 Mar 2014)
Injuries
He missed the entire 2009 season due to illness. (radondvorak.cz, 14 Jun 2015)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He has an obsession with wiping the boat before a race. (NOC, 19 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours
He and racing partner Jaroslav Randon were named 2011 Crew of the Year by the Czech Canoe Federation. (kanoe.cz, 04 Jan 2012)
Famous relatives
His father Libor and his grandfather Bedrich competed in canoe sprint. Libor finished fourth in the C1 1000m at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. His grandfather was also a canoe coach. (radondvorak.cz, 14 Jun 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling in 1994.
Why this sport?
The sport is a family tradition. His father and grandfather competed at an elite level. Dvorak followed their influence.
Club / Team
Dukla Praha: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Libor Dvorak [father], CZE; Pavel Hottmar [national], CZE
Training Regime
In January 2016 he and his racing partner Jaroslav Radon spent 66 days at a training camp in the United States of America.

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesC2 1000mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Men3:49.3527Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesC2 1000mEngland, London9 August 20122012Men3:37.6015Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men3:41.3538Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men1:40.84310Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men3:31.3285Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men1:45.0823Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men3:54.7883Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Men1:47.2284Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men3:33.0204Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men1:53.49812Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Men4:08.18613Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men3:01.62211Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men41.22710Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men1:48.54813Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Men3:43.77911Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men1:47.4806Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:39.1844Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men1:44.37710
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men3:35.4673Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men1:46.5166Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Men3:36.5684Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Men1:39.5641Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Men3:38.4205Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men1:43.7416Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men3:30.5465Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Men1:44.13411
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg27 June 20092009Men3:41.64810
European ChampionshipsC4 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men1:48.9375Best result
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mItaly, Milan17 May 20082008Men3:38.9166Best result