Jana Kulhavá

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Jana Kulhavá biathlon
Full name Jana Vapeniková
Association CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Czech Republic
Czech RepublicCzech Republic 
birthday July 10, 1964
place of birth Ústí nad Labem,  CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia 
society SKP Jymbolx
Debut in the World Cup 198?
status resigned
End of career 1994 (?)
Medal table
World Cup medals 1 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
IBU Biathlon world championships
bronze 1992 Lahti team
gold 1993 Borowetz Season
World Cup balance
Overall World Cup 25. ( 1992/93 ) (?)
last change: end of career

Jana Kulhavá-Vapeniková (born July 10, 1964 in Ústí nad Labem ) is a former Czechoslovak or Czech biathlete .

Jana Kulhavá trained in Jablonec and started for the local top club SKP Jymbolx . She first took part in the 1986 World Championships in Falun , where she was 23rd in the sprint and 30th in the individual. In 1989 she was in Feistritz with Renata Novotná , Jiřina Adamičková and Eva Burešová seventh in the team competition, in the sprint 27th and in the individual 30th. 1990 Kulhavá started at the world championships , which were held in three different locations due to the weather: first the individual at the original Location of the world championships, in Minsk , the sprint and team races as well as the women's relay at Holmenkollen in Oslo and the men's relay in Kontiolahti . She reached seventh place with Petra Nosková and Jirina Adamičková in the relay race and was with Pavlína Brožová , Petra Nosková and Jiřina Adamičková fifth in the team race. She also finished 17th in the sprint and 23rd in the individual. At the 1991 World Championships in Lahti , Kulhavá reached fifth place in the relay race with Petra Nosková and Jiřina Adamičková, sixth with the team with Renata Novotná, Petra Nosková and Jiřina Adamičková, in individual she was 18th, in the sprint 13th. In 1992 in Albertville for the first time Women in biathlon were able to take part in the Winter Olympics, Kulhavá was part of the last joint squad of Czechoslovakia. In the individual she came in 43rd place, with Gabriela Suvová and Jiřina Adamičková she reached eighth place in the relay race. At the World Championships of the year in Novosibirsk , where the non-Olympic team races were held, she won the bronze medal with Gabriela Suvová, Eva Háková and Jiřina Adamičková behind the representations from Germany and the Commonwealth of Independent States . The Czech achieved her greatest success in the inter-Olympic season when the Czech Republic provided its own team for the first time. With Jiřina Adamičková, Iveta Knížková and Eva Háková, Kulhavá won the title with her relay ahead of the French and Russian women. In the sprint, Kulhavá came 17th, was 56th in the individual and 12th in the team race. At the end of the career was the renewed participation in the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer , in which the Czech only on the side of Jiřina Pelcová-Adamičková, Iveta Knížková and Eva Háková as a starting runner finished seventh. In the World Cup , Jana Kulhavá was part of the solid tribe for almost ten years. Again and again she was able to achieve the points, several times also achieve top ten results.

World Cup placements

The table shows all placements (depending on the year, including the Olympic Games and World Championships).

  • 1st - 3rd Place: Number of podium placements
  • Top 10: Number of placements in the top ten (including podium)
  • Points ranks: Number of placements within the point ranks (including podium and top 10)
  • Starts: Number of races run in the respective discipline
  • Relay: including mixed relay
placement singles sprint persecution Mass start team Season total
1st place 1 1
2nd place  
3rd place 1 1
Top 10 2 1 5 8th
Scoring 6th 8th 4th 5 23
Starts 15th 18th     5 5 43
Status : End of career, including World Championships and Olympic Games, data probably not complete

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