Czech team

Petr Knop

1994, Jablonec nad Nisou

One of the most experienced members has been in the national team since 2015. His best award ever was a tray of yogurts that he won when he was a child. His biggest hobby is food, he cannot say if he preferrs better cooking or eating. His most significant memory of Nové Město na Moravě is connected with the Tour de Ski and Lukáš Bauer racing far ahead of other ski racers. Nowadays, he looks forward his family and friends will support him during the World Cup.

Favourite discipline: skiathlon

First appearance in national team: 2015
World Cup premiere: 2014 in Nové Město na Moravě
Participation and standings at World Championship/Olympic Games: 3x at World Championship (top 33rd place - 50 km mass start), 24th at Winter Olympic Games 2018 (15 km free technique)
Life success: 5th place at the Junior World Championship in Val di Fiemme 2014 (skiathlon)