Ivan Kučírek was a pure track sprinter who won three World Championships, winning the tandem consecutively from 1980-82 with Pavel Martinek, adding silver medals in that event in 1976 and 1983. He also won a bronze medal at the 1971 Worlds in the individual sprint. He won 23 Czechoslovakian track titles, winning the sprint in 1963, 1965, 1967-69, 1971, 1973-74, 1976, and 1978-79, and the tandem sprint in 1966-69, 1971, 1974-76, and 1980-83. Kučírek competed in the 1964, 1968, and 1972 Olympics, but never won a medal.
This jersey was purchased directly from the Augusto Gotti family and was part of the collection in the legendary Bar Augusto in Villa d’Alme, Italy. Bar Augusto was a key host to professional and amateur cycling teams from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Chest: 17 inches / 43 cm ( 34 inches / 86 cm measured armpit to armpit)
Length: 30.5 in / 77.5 cm
Maker: Vittore Gianni
Each jersey is one of a kind, please look carefully at the photos to determine the condition.