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National Day Celebrations and film screening of Zátopek at Sokol Sydney

On Friday 28. 10. 2022 celebrations of the National Day of the Czech Republic took place at Sokol Sydney. Deputy Consul-General of the Czech Republic in Sydney, Hana Landová, took part in the celebrations, which were linked with the screening of the film "Zátopek". 

Petr Balcárek, president of Sokol Sydney, and Hana Landová, Deputy Consul-General of the Czech Republic in Sydney, as well as Consul of the Slovak Republic, Branislav Gallo, officially opened the event. 

The film "Zátopek", directed by David Ondříček, was screened as part of the celebrations. The film tells the story of 4-time Olympic gold medalist, Emil Zátopek, exploring both the sport and personal aspects of his life. The character of Ron Clarke, Zátopek's Australian friend and also a long-distance runner, also appears in the film. This was the first time the film was screened in Sydney.