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Ondrej Nepela

  • Figure skating
  • Gold

  • 1972
22. 1. 1951  Bratislava – 2. 2. 1989 Manheim (Germany)

The IX Winter Olympic Games Innsbruck  1964 – 22nd place
The X Winter Olympic Games Grenoble 1968 – 8th place

In Sapporo in 1972, he crowned his extraordinary career with the most valued title. In addition, he was the first Slovak sportsman in the history, who became the Olympic Champion, the World Champion and the European Champion in an Olympic discipline. At the end of 2000, they elected Ondrej Nepela in a large opinion poll of the Slovak Olympic Committee and the Sport   Editor Club SSN for the Slovak Sportsman of the 20th century in memoriam. Three-fold World Champion (1971, 1972, 1973), five-fold European Champion  (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973) died at the age of 38.