Bohumil Vana

Born: 17/01/1920
Died: 04/11/1989
Height: 173 cm
Nationality: Czechoslovak
Style: Right-handed, Shakehand
Best WR: 1 (January 1938)

NEWS & ARTICLES ABOUT VANA

Bohumil Vana was born 17 January, 1920 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.
Vana is one of the most accomplished table tennis players of all-time, a former World Ranking leader and a 13-time World champion – 5 times in team event, 3 times in doubles and mixed doubles events, and twice in singles event. He was a 9-time Czechoslovak champion – 7 times in doubles and twice in singles event. On professional circuit, Vana won 5 singles and 6 doubles titles in his career.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

1935 London (Team)
1936 Prague (Team)
1937 Baden (Mixed Doubles) (Team)
1938 London (Singles) (Mixed Doubles) (Team)
1939 Cairo (Mixed Doubles & Team)
1947 Paris (Singles, Doubles & Team)
1948 London (Doubles & Team) (Singles & Mixed Doubles)
1949 Stockholm (Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles & Team)
1950 Budapest (Team) (Mixed Doubles) (Doubles)
1951 Vienna (Doubles, Mixed Doubles & Team)
1953 Bucharest (Doubles & Team)
1955 Utrecht (Team)

PROFESSIONAL TOUR SINGLES ACCOLADES

1936 Polish Open
1937 German Open
1938 German Open Czechoslovak Open
1939 English Open
1945 English Open
1946 English Open Czechoslovak Open
1947 English Open Irish Open Belgian Open
1948 Netherlands Open English Open

PROFESSIONAL TOUR DOUBLES ACCOLADES

1936 Polish Open
1937 German Open
1938 German Open
1945 English Open
1946 English Open
1947 English Open Irish Open
1948 Netherlands Open

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

1936 Czechoslovakia (Doubles)
1937 Czechoslovakia (Singles & Doubles)
1946 Czechoslovakia (Doubles)
1949 Czechoslovakia (Doubles)
1950 Czechoslovakia (Doubles)
1952 Czechoslovakia (Singles & Doubles)
1953 Czechoslovakia (Doubles)