Olympic Gold Medalist Spotakova Retires

By Chimezie Nebolisa

Two time Czech Olympic gold medalist Barbora Spotakova has retired from professional career, Czech Athletic Federation announced.

The 41-year old Javelin champion and World record holder won Olympic gold in 2008 and 2012. She last competed at the Diamond League meet in Zurich, Switzerland.s

Spotakova set the world record of 72.28 metres in 2008, won gold at the world championships in 3007, 2011 and 2017.