Eva Murková

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Eva Murková (born May 29, 1962) is a retired long jumper who represented Czechoslovakia. Her greatest achievement was the gold medal at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in 1983. She also won silver medals in the event at the 1984 and 1985 editions. [1] She represented Czechoslovakia at the World Championships in Athletics in 1983 and 1987. Her first was her best performance, coming seventh with a jump of 6.80 m (22 ft 312 in). Her career best in the long jump was 7.01 m (22 ft 1134 in). [2] At the Czechoslovakian Athletics Championships she was a two-time 100 metres champion and a four-time long jump national champion. [3]

Long jump track and field event

The long jump is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point. Along with the triple jump, the two events that measure jumping for distance as a group are referred to as the "horizontal jumps". This event has a history in the Ancient Olympic Games and has been a modern Olympic event for men since the first Olympics in 1896 and for women since 1948.

Czechoslovakia 1918–1992 country in Central Europe, predecessor of the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia, was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

The European Athletics Indoor Championships is a biennial indoor track and field competition for European athletes that is organised by the European Athletic Association. It was held for the first time in 1970, replacing the European Indoor Games, its predecessor event first held in 1966.

International competitions

YearCompetitionVenuePositionNotes
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st6.77 =CR
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd6.55
1985 European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece 2nd6.99

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References

  1. "EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (WOMEN)". Gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  2. Eva Murkova. IAAF. Retrieved on 2015-02-01.
  3. Czechoslovakian Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-02-01.