12 JUL 2012 General News Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Republic to send squad of 31 to London

 Barbora Spotakova of Czech Republic celebrates second place in the women's javelin final (Getty Images) Barbora Spotakova of Czech Republic celebrates second place in the women's javelin final (Getty Images) © Copyright
The national Olympic committee for the Czech Republic confirmed 31 athletes - 17 women and 14 men - for its athletics team for the London Olympic Games.

The team is led by defending Olympic champion in the Javelin Throw Barbora Špotáková. It also includes Roman Šebrle, the gold medallist in the Decathlon in 2004 and silver medallist in 2000, who'll compete in the Olympics for the fourth time. Another past medallist, Jaroslav Bába who took bronze in the High Jump in 2004, is also on the squad.

The Team Roster:

Men (14):
200m, 400m - Pavel Maslák
800m - Jakub Holuša
Marathon - Jan Kreisinger
400m H - Josef Prorok
HJ - Jaroslav Bába
PV - Jan Kudlicka
LJ - Roman Novotný
LJ - Štepán Wagner
SP - Antonín Žalský
HT - Lukáš Melich
JT - Petr Frydrych
JT - Jakub Vadlejch
JT - Vítezslav Veselý
Dec - Roman Šebrle

Women (17):
100m - Katerina Cechová
800m, 4x400m - Lenka Masná
1500m - Tereza Capková
Marathon - Ivana Sekyrová
100m H - Lucie Škrobáková
400m H, 4x400 m - Zuzana Hejnová
400m H, 4x400 m - Denisa Rosolová
HJ - Oldriška Marešová
PV - Jirina Ptácníková
DT - Vera Cechlová Pospíšilová
HT - Katerina Šafránková
JT - Jarmila Klimešová
JT - Barbora Špotáková
20 km W- Lucie Pelantová
Hep - Eliška Klucinová
4x400m - Jitka Bartonicková
4x400m - Zuzana Bergrová

Czech Athletics Federation for the IAAF