Jaroslav Radon (CZE)

Jaroslav Radon (CZE)

CZCzech Republic
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
03 September 1986
Height
185 cm
Weight
86 kg
Residence
Nymburk, CZE
Occupation
Army, Athlete
Languages
Czech, English
Higher education
Sport Studies - Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Charles University [FTVS]: Prague, CZE

Biography

General Interest

Nicknames
Zekon (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Hobbies
Listening to music, cross-country skiing, dragon boats, supporting Spanish football team FC Barcelona. (radondvorak.cz, 14 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (kanoe.cz, 18 Mar 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach Josef Fuksa. (radondvorak.cz, 14 Jun 2015)
Hero / Idol
Czech sprint paddler Petr Fuksa. (kanoe.cz, 18 Mar 2014)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He always puts the boat on the left side of the launch pontoon. (NOC, 19 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Luck favours the prepared." (radondvorak.cz, 14 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
He and racing partner Filip Dvorak were named 2011 Czech Canoe Crew of the Year. (kanoe.cz, 04 Jan 2012)

In 2010 he was awarded the Nymburk Lion, a prize given by the town of Nymburk for his sports achievements. (mesto-nymburk.cz, 26 Oct 2010)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 12 in Nymburk, Czech Republic.
Why this sport?
His sister Lucie got him involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Dukla Praha: Czech Republic
Name of coach
Libor Dvorak [personal], CZE; Pavel Hottmar [national], CZE
Training Regime
In January 2016 he and his racing partner Filip Dvorak spent 66 days at a training camp in the Unites 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 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 20142014Men1:44.37710Best result
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 20092009Men1:44.13411Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg27 June 20092009Men3:41.64810Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men13Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mItaly, Milan17 May 20082008Men15Best result