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Emil Zátopek - Czhech Locomotive

Emil Zátopek is the only athlete in the history of the modern Olympic Games, who managed to win the tree longest running lines: 5000m, 10000m and marathon at one Olympics. This extraordinary performance ranks Zátopek among Olympic cross-country legends such as Finns Paavo Nurmi, Ville Ritola, Hannes Kolehmainen or Lasse Viren. Tenacity, selfdiscipline and especially camaraderie and friendship have made Emil Zátopek to a legend of the sport¨s world and the best representatives of the Olympic ideals.

Jan Petrás

OLYMPSPORT, Czech Association for Olympic Philately

He exhibited at the Olymphilex 2004 in Athens bronze medals and at the Olympic Expo Beijing 2008 2x silver medals. Editor of the magazine Zpravodaj of the Czech section of Olympic