Zvuky Prahy / Sounds of Prague

terénní nahrávky, zvukové umění, rádio, zvukové procházky
field recordings, sound art, radio, sound walks

Nepela and Zelenay in Sapporo

Tags: archive sport
Creator: milos (Miloš Vojtěchovský)
Submitted: 2018-11-01
Recorded: 1972-11-01
Licence: Creative Commons Licence

Ondrej Nepela (1951 – 1989) was a Slovak figure skater. He represented Czechoslovakia and became the 1972 Olympic champion, a three-time World champion (1971–73), and a five-time European champion (1969–73). Later in his career he became professional and worked as a coach. His victory in Sapporo Olympic Games (1972) is interpreted by the fabulous Gabo Zelenay, and followed by majority of Czechoslovak nation on TV monitors. (from the archive).