• Pope Jan Pavel II
    Vera Caslavska and Pope Jan Paul II
  • Gymnast
    Gymnast
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vera Caslavska and president Vaclav Havel
  • Lady Diana and Vera Caslavska and Olga Havlova
    Vera Caslavska with Lady Di and Olga Havlova
Created: 26 August 2018

Remembrance of 50 years from 21.8.1968

Memorial events around the Czech Republic commemorated the occupation of Czechoslovakia 50 years ago. At the time, Věra Čáslavská was in Jeseníky preparing for her final Olympic games in Mexico 1968. A memorial event commemorating “all courageous people and Věra Čáslavská” took place in Kouty nad Desnou in Jeseníky, followed by a Mass in Vřesová Studánka. The successful event was organized under the auspices of the Czech Olympians Club.

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Created: 07 June 2018

Donation for Vera Caslavska Foundation from Japan Oita

The Vera Caslavska Foundation ceremoniously accepted a generous donation from Mr. Okinaka, who personally organized the fund-raising campaign in Ōita. The donation will be used primarily to support the Stand p Straight project for pre-school age children, and to promote Vera Caslavska’s legacy in the Czech Republic and the world.

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Created: 29 May 2018

The exhibition Re:publika 1918 - 2018 in Brno

The Vera Caslavka Foundation participated in the opening ceremony of the sports section of the Re:publika 1918 – 2018 Festival. A special display of 7 panels presents various periods of Věra’s life from childhood through the period after 1989.

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Věra Čáslavská

For the individual who is willing to take the risk and confront the world with courage, a huge reward awaits.

The reward is SELF-ESTEEM.

Věra Čáslavská, Život na Olympu