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František Ventura

Olympic medal record


Men's Equestrian
Gold 1928 Amsterdam Individual jumping

František Ventura (August 13, 1894 in Vysoké Mýto – December 1, 1969 in Prague) was a Czechoslovak/Czech horse rider who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

In 1928, he and his horse Eliot won the gold medal in the individual jumping competition. The Czechoslovak jumping team did not finish the team jumping competition, because one of their riders was disqualified in the individual competition.

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