Barbora Spotakova

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Birthday
30, 1981
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Czech Republic

About

Champion javelin thrower who won Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012. She set a javelin-throwing world record at the 2008 IAAF World Athletics Final with a distance of 72.28m.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Minnesota, where she was an All-American.

Trivia

She won the Czech Federation award for Athlete of the Year five consecutive years, from 2007 to 2011.

Family Life

She had her first child, a son, in 2013.

Associated With

She was coached by former Olympic javelin champion Jan Zelezny.