Jozef Sabovčík is a Slovak figure skater who competed representing Czechoslovakia. He is the 1984 Olympic bronze medalist, a two-time European champion, and a six-time Czechoslovak national champion. His quad toe loop at the 1986 European Championships was originally approved as the first quad jump landed in competition, but a few weeks later it was deemed invalid due to a touchdown with his free foot.
|Born:||Dec 04, 1963, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia|
|Coach:||Agnesa Búřilová, Hilda Múdra, Lojkovičová, Anderlová|
About Jozef Sabovcik
Olympic skater nicknamed Jumpin' Joe who won a bronze medal at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics in the singles event.
He began skating at the age of six.
He became known for his blonde mullet.
Has a son with Canadian skating champion Tracey Wainman.
In 1984, he got the bronze medal behind Scott Hamilton.
Information related to Jozef Sabovčík
- Slovak male single skaters
- Czechoslovak male single skaters
- Slovak emigrants to Canada
- Czechoslovak sportspeople
- Olympic figure skaters of Czechoslovakia
- Figure skaters at the 1984 Winter Olympics
- Olympic bronze medalists for Czechoslovakia
- Medalists at the 1984 Winter Olympics
- Olympic medalists in figure skating
- European Figure Skating Championships medalists