Vlastimil Moravec

Vlastimil Moravec
Personal information
Born (1949-05-07)7 May 1949
Nové Město na Moravě, Czechoslovakia
Died 15 April 1986(1986-04-15) (aged 36)
Brno, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Sport Cycling

Vlastimil Moravec (7 May 1949 15 April 1986) was a Czech cyclist. He competed at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics in the 100 km team time trial and individual road race, respectively; he finished in 13th place in both events.[1] He won a bronze medal at the 1975 UCI Road World Championships in the team time trial. Individually, he won the Tour de Slovaquie in 1970, the Peace Race in 1972, and the GP ZTS Dubnica nad Vahom in 1973 and 1974.[2]

The retired in 1981 and later worked as a cycling coach at the Army Sports Center in Brno. He died shortly after colliding with a truck while biking home from work. He remarried just 10 days before that, and his wife was expecting a child.[3]


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