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Ivo “Ivan” Mrázek in 2014
|Born||18 January 1926|
|Died||4 April 2019(aged 93)|
|Listed height||5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)|
|Listed weight||165 lb (75 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach
Ivan Mrázek (18 January 1926 – 4 April 2019) was a Czech professional basketball player and coach. At 5'7 1⁄2" (1.71 m) tall, he was a point guard. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players, in 1991.
He was born Ivo, but called Ivan by many, including his mother.
Mrázek died on April 4, 2019. He was 93 years old.
Czechoslovakia national team
Mrázek helped lead the senior Czechoslovakia national team to a EuroBasket gold medal at the EuroBasket 1946, as well as to three EuroBasket silver medals, in 1947, 1951, and 1955. Mrázek was the MVP and Top scorer of EuroBasket 1951. He also represented Czechoslovakia in two Summer Olympic Games, in 1948 and 1952.
- "Doskočil zlatou medaili. Díky prsti z popraviště". 3 March 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ivan Mrázek Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
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