“Daddy, Take Me To the Olympics!”
History in Color:
December 1975, Prague, Czechoslovakia – Lead super heavyweight Petr Pavlasek of Team Czechoslovakia prepares for the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. His daughter Sandra helps her father to train hard in the Ruda Hvezda training hall in Prague.
Petr Pavlasek (b. 1947) was a 2x Czech Olympian. He participated in the Summer Olympics in 1972 and 1976.
His best performance in the top international tournaments was the 4th place – at the World Championships in 1974 and at the European Championships in 1973 and 1974.
Petr Pavlasek is a member of Club 500. His personal best in the total of 3 lifts was 557.5kg at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich on September 6, 1972.
He won the national title of Czechoslovakia 5 times (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1976).