Thousands welcome Olympics heroes in Prague

Around 4,000 fans welcomed returned members of the Czech Winter Olympics team in Prague on Sunday. Among the athletes who appeared at an Olympic Park at the city’s Letná were snowboarder Eva Samková and speed skater Martina Sáblíková, who won the country’s two gold medals at Sochi. The Czech Republic achieved a medals tally of eight at the Winter Olympics, two more than the country’s previous record, with the majority coming in biathlon.

Author: Jan Velinger