Jozef Sabovcik

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Date of Birth December 4, 1963
Place of Birth Slovakia
Age 57 years old
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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.

Country represented: Czechoslovakia
Born: Dec 04, 1963, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Coach: Agnesa Búřilová, Hilda Múdra, Lojkovičová, Anderlová
Began skating: 1969/1970
Retired: 1986

About Jozef Sabovcik

Olympic skater nicknamed Jumpin' Joe who won a bronze medal at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics in the singles event.

Before Fame

He began skating at the age of six.

Achievement

He became known for his blonde mullet.

Family Life

Has a son with Canadian skating champion Tracey Wainman.

Associations

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
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