Thursday, 19 April 2012

Bohuslav Karlik in Olympic Canoe Sprint

Bohuslav Karlik was a very talented Czecho-Slovakia Canoer. Bohuslav Karlik was born in November 25, 1908 was a Czechoslovak flat-water Canoer and slalom Canoer who contend from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. 
Bohuslav Karlik ( Czecho-Slovakia Canoer )
Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won the silver in the C-1 1000 m event at Berlin in 1936. Bohuslav Karlik won a absolute set of medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a Gold in the C-2 10000 m (1938), a silver in the C-2 1000 m (1938), and a bronze in the C-2 10000 m events (1950). A native of Prague, Karlik teamed up with fellow Canoer Jan Brzak-Felix in 1955 to paddle the 189.9 km of the Vltava from Ceske Budejovice to Prague in 20 hours. He was died in September 29, 1996.

Medal record
Men's canoe sprint in Olympic Games
Silver in C-1 1000m at 1936 Berlin
World Championships
Gold Medal in C-2 10000m at 1938 Vaxholm
Silver Medal in C-2 1000m 1938 Vaxholm
Bronze Medal in C-2 10000m 1950 Copenhagen
Men's canoe slalom
World Championships
Silver Medal in C-1 team at 1949 Geneva

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