Petra Kvitova of Czechia poses with the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy after her victory in the Ladies' Singles final match against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
This photo is becoming memorable now......Jaromír Jágr and Wayne Gretzky, now two best hockey players ever, shake hands, after semi-final match Czechia v.Canada (2-1 in shout out) at Olympic Games in Nagano 1998, where Team Czechia got gold Olympic medals.
Legendary football goalkeeper František Plánička. He played 599 matches for SK Slavia, 8x league champion, 6x winner in home cup, vicemaster of World Cup 1934 in Italy (captain) #Czechia #Czechoslovakia #goalkeeper #football #player
Martina Sáblíková - multiple Olympic gold medals winner (2010 and 2014) and a multiple World allround (16 gold medals) and European champion (5 times). She became the first Czech to win two Olympic gold medals at one Winter Games. She became the most succesful Czech athlete in winter sports #speedskating #Czechia #Olympics #WOG
Javelin thrower Jan Železný, multiple titles holders, World champions and Olympic Gold medals winners He is ranked ranked the best in the world of all time, keeping world records in this discipline (since 1996) #athletics #javelin #Czechia
Why are Czechia and Slovakia notably better at ice hockey than their neighboring countries (Poland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Ukraine)?
Czechia is the first European country (except Great Britain, where Canadian inventors brought the game), which started to play ice hockey. First Czech hockey club HC Slavia Prague is the oldest ice hockey club in Europe, founded in 1900. That time...