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Barbora PICKOVÁ
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Czech Republic   
GenderWomen
Born23 Dec 1992
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Languages
Czech, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age three in Domazlice, Czech Republic. She began competitive swimming at age 10.
Club / Team
Kometa Brno: Czech Republic
General Interest
Nicknames
Bara (plavani.info, 13 Apr 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go hard or go home. Leave your fears behind you." (Facebook profile, 04 Oct 2018)
Famous relatives
Her brother Matej Picka has competed in triathlon and in modern pentathlon at international level. (triathlon.org, 2009; denik.cz, 14 Jan 2012)

 Competition Highlights
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 1500m Freestyle 17:30.36
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 800m Freestyle 9:05.85
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
29 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 58:58.2
37 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 2:04:02.8
  2013 Barcelona, ESP 25km  DNF
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
22 2014 Berlin, GER 5 km 1:05:33.1
27 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 2:06:55.4
14 2012 Piombino, ITA 5 km 1:05:33.5
18 2012 Piombino, ITA 10km 2:19:23.1
17 2011 Eilat, ISR 10km 2:02:12.9
17 2011 Eilat, ISR 5 km 1:00:16.9