The 2013-2016 IAAF Strategic Plan has six Core Values: universality, leadership, unity, excellence, integrity and solidarity, and a Vision Statement: “To lead, govern and develop the sport of athletics in all its forms worldwide, uniting the Athletics Family in a spirit of excellence, integrity and solidarity.”
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