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Helena Fibingerová

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Helena Fibingerová

Helena Fibingerová (Czech pronunciation: ) (born 13 July 1949 in Vicemerice, Olomouc Region) is a Czech shot putter who won an Olympic bronze medal and set three world records. She was born in Víceměřice.

World records

  • 21.57 metres on 21 September 1974 in Gottwaldov
  • 21.99 metres on 26 July 1976 in Opava
  • 22.32 metres on 20 August 1977 in Nitra

Her latest record stood until 2 May 1980, when East German Ilona Slupianek improved it by four centimetres.

Fibingerová still holds the indoor world record with 22.50 metres, achieved on 19 February 1977 in Jablonec.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Czechoslovakia
1973 European Indoor Championships Rotterdam, Netherlands 1st
1974 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st
European Championships Rome, Italy 3rd
1975 European Indoor Championships Katowice, Poland 2nd
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 3rd 20.67 m
1977 European Indoor Championships San Sebastián, Spain 1st
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 1st
European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 2nd
1980 European Indoor Championships Sindelfingen, West Germany 1st
1981 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France 2nd
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 2nd
European Championships Athens, Greece 2nd
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 21.05 m
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st
1985 European Indoor Championships Athens, Greece 1st
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 10th
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 8th

External links

  • Helena Fibingerová profile at IAAF

Preceded by
Nadezhda Chizhova
Women's Shot Put World Record Holder
21 September 1974 – 6 August 1975
Succeeded by
Marianne Adam
Preceded by
Ivanka Khristova
Women's Shot Put World Record Holder
26 September 1976 – 2 May 1980
Succeeded by
Ilona Slupianek

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