Javelin thrower who won the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.
Javelin thrower who won the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. She twice won the title of European Champion and in 1958 broke the world record in javelin throw. She was the wife of endurance runner Emil Zátopek.
The illustrated project Czech Heroines was inspired by the centenary of voting rights for Czech women and the 200th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Czech writer Božena Němcová. It is a joint project by the Czech Centres, the Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia and Radio Prague International.