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Tatana Kocembova

Taťána Kocembová
Personal information
Full name Taťána Kocembová
Born (1962-05-02) 2 May 1962 (age 52)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Country  Czechoslovakia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres
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Taťána Kocembová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtacaːna ˈkotsembovaː]; born 2 May 1962 in Ostrava) is a retired 400 metres runner who represented Czechoslovakia. Her greatest achievement was the 1983 World Championship silver medal in a personal best time of 48.59s. That time still ranks as the number 10 time and number 5 individual ever (behind race winner, Czechoslovakian teammate Jarmila Kratochvílová, number 2 in both categories).[1] She also won the 1984 European Indoor Championships. She also holds the world best for the unofficial distance of 500 metres.

Major achievements

Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 48.59 PB
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st


External links

  • IAAF

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