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Miloslav Mecir

Tennis Player and Gold Medalist Miloslav Mecir

Profession: Tennis Player and Gold Medalist

Nationality:
Czech Republic
Czech

Why Famous: Won the men's singles gold medal at the 1988 Olympic Games, and also played in two Grand Slam singles finals.

Born: May 9, 1964
Birthplace: Bojnice, Czechoslovakia
Age: 56 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Events in the Life of Miloslav Mecir

  • 1986-09-07 US Open Men's Tennis: In an all-Czech final Ivan Lendl retains his title; beats Miloslav Mečíř 6-4, 6-2, 6-0
  • 1989-01-01 1st Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Helena Suková & Miloslav Mečíř win inaugural event for Czechoslovakia; beat Australian pair Hana Mandlíková & Pat Cash 6-2, 6-4 for 2-0 victory

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