Miloslava Rezkova




Age: 64


Summary: Czech high jumper who at the age of 18 had beat two better-known Russians to win a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, setting off national pride in a country that had only recently been invaded by Soviet bloc troops.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: July 22, 1950


Died: October 19, 2014


Location: Prague, Czech Republic