History in Color:
September 23, 1969, Warsaw, Poland – 22-year old super heavyweight Petr Pavlasek of Ceske Budejovice, Czechoslvakia competes at the 1969 World Championships in Warsaw.
At the 147kg bodyweight, young Pavlasek took the 7th place at the tournament.
Petr Pavlasek (b. 1947) is a 2x Olympian. He participated in the Summer Olympics in 1972 and 1976.
His best performance in the top international tournaments was the 4th place – at the World Championships in 1974 and at the European Championships in 1973 and 1974.
Petr Pavlasek is a member of Club 500. His personal best in the total of 3 lifts was 557.5kg at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich on September 6, 1972.
He won the national title of Czechoslovakia 5 times (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1976).