Vávra Hradílek was the first athlete from the Czech National team to clinch a medal at the XXX Summer Olympic Games in London this year. The kayaker, who has a vibrant personality and is both thoughtful and sharp on issues, discusses what it was like to win silver, as well as how he hopes to use his new-found fame. I began by asking him how he was dealing with all the media interest.
Remnants of medieval wall dating back to 1041 unearthed in Břeclav
Prague flats most expensive in Central Europe, in terms of average earnings
Measures taken as over 60 percent of Czech Republic hit by extreme drought
Beer, schnitzel and mushroom picking – unique set of emojis captures Czech soul
Barbora Strýcová, 33, in “best form” ahead of Wimbledon semi-final against Serena Williams