Jana Pechanová

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Jana Pechanova, Czech Republic, an Olympic 10K Marathon Swim medal contender
Jana Pechanova (born 1981) is a two-time Olympic open water swimmer from the Czech Republic. She is ranked in the 2011 FINA World Cup Rankings and has won her nation's national open water swimming championship several times. She is a medal contender for the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympic Games. She has also won the Czech Open Water Swimming Championships and the Czech Cup.

She is coached by Josef Nalezeny.


2011 FINA World Championships

Pechanova placed 7th (2:02:13.8) in the 2011 FINA World Championships in the 10K in Shanghai, China which qualified her for the 2012 Olympic Games in London in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim. In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she finished 8th in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim.


2012 Olympic 10km Marathon Swim Results

GOLD Eva Risztov (HUN) 1:57:38.2
SILVER Haley Anderson (USA) 1:57:38.6
BRONZE Martina Grimaldi (ITA) 1:57:41.8
4. Keri-Anne Payne (GBR) 1:57:42.2
5. Angela Maurer (GER) 1:57:52.8
6. Ophelie Aspord (FRA) 1:58:43.1
7. Olga Beresnyeva (UKR) 1:58:44.4
8. Erika Villaecija (ESP) 1:58:49.5
9. Jana Pechanova (CZE) 1:58:52.8
10. Anna Guseva (RUS) 1:58:53.0
11. Melissa Gorman (AUS) 1:58:53.1
12. Karla Sitic (CRO) 1:58:54.7
13. Yumi Kida (JPN) 1:58:59.1
14. Yanel Pinto (VEN) 1:59:05.8
15. Natalia Charlos (POL) 1:59:58.7
16. Heidi Gan (MAS) 2:00:45.0
17. Cecilia Biagioli (ARG) 2:01:02.2
18. Zsofia Balazs (CAN) 2:01:17.8
19. Swann Oberson (SUI) 2:01:38.0
20. Wing Yung Natasha Terri Tang (HKG) 2:02:33.4
21. Lizeth Rueda Santos (MEX) 2:02:46.1
22. Marianna Lymperta (GRE) 2:04:26.5
Poliana Okimoto (BRA) DNF
Jessica Roux (RSA) DNF
Yanqiao Fang (CHN) DNS

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