Sport is not about competing, but rather comparing
Josef Horčic was born on 25 May, 1945 in Czech Budweiser. His father was one of the students arrested during anti-Nazi demonstration in autumn, 1939 and sent to concentration camp. Since early childhood Josef was very active in sports; he mostly devoted his time swimming and athletics. When he started attending the Faculty of physical education and sports of the Charles university in Prague, he already decided to devote himself to sports professionally. In 1972 he participated in the Olympics in Munich, where the Israeli sportsmen were kidnapped and then murdered. Past the end of his active carrier he trained sportsmen and since 1992 worked at the Faculty of physical education and sports at the Charles university in the laboratory of sports motoric.