Charles Dvorak

Charles Dvorak

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Edward Dvorak was an American track and field athlete who specialized in the pole vault. He attended the University of Michigan where he competed for the Michigan Wolverines men's track and field team from 1900 to 1904. He participated in the 1900 Summer Olympics where he was a favorite in the pole vault. However, he missed the competition after being told by officials that the finals would not be held on a Sunday. He won a special silver medal in a consolation competition. In 1903, he set a world's record in the pole vault with a jump of 11 feet, 11 inches. Dvorak returned to international competition and won the gold medal in the pole vault at the 1904 Summer Olympics. Dvorak later served as a high school football, basketball and track coach in Seattle, Washington, where he died in 1969 at age 91show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135809768
  • 9786135809763