Tereza Peckova Czech Republic

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

10 Jul 1987

Height

1.9m

Weight

72kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

BASKETBALL

Tereza Peckova competed in BASKETBALL

Did you know?

  • An Olympic basketball match is 40 minutes long, made up of four 10-minute quarters.
  • Both Olympic tournaments contain 12 teams playing in pools of six, with the best eight teams qualifying for the quarter-finals.
  • Men's basketball was introduced to the Olympics in 1936, with women given their own competition in 1976.
  • The American men won the first seven Olympic titles, with their 62-match winning streak eventually ending in a controversial final defeat by the USSR in 1972.
  • Great Britain is fielding men's and women's basketball teams at London 2012 - the first time they have competed at the Olympics since London last hosted the Games in 1948.