Biography Of Emil Zatopek

Biography Of Emil Zatopek   Emil Zatopek was a Czechoslovak athlete who was awarded three gold medals in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics (5,000m 10,000m, and marathon). He was known for his unrelenting training regimen which included the pioneering use of interval training. He was a hero in his home country of Czechoslovakia He was a prominent participant in the Communist Party, however, the party was later banned because he backed the democratic revolution of 1968 and as a result was required to be employed in hazardous mining positions. He was later rehabilitated through Czech president Vaclav Havel. Zatopek is regarded …

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