Pavla Kuklova

  • Pavla
  • Kuklova

  • Event
    Throws
  • Class
    Junior
  • High School/Other
    Secondary School of Nursing
  • Hometown
    Opava, Czech Republic

Updated: June 12, 2017

2017 outdoor: Placed ninth in the women's hammer throw event at the NCAA Championships, collecting second-team All-America honors for the first time in her career with a personal-best throw of 63.45 meters (208 ft., 2 in.) ... Earned a top-12 mark (62.25 meters - 204 ft., 3 in.) in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, advancing to her second straight NCAA Championship event ... Earned a silver medal for the second year in a row at the ACC Championships, throwing a distance of 63.16 meters (207 ft., 3 in.) ... Was awarded first-team All-ACC honors for her efforts ... Recorded a 62.24-meter mark (204 ft., 2 in.) at both the Virginia Challenge and the Florida Relays ... Made her outdoor debut at the Weems Baskin Invitational, earning a second-place finish in the hammer throw with a mark of 62.61 meters (205 ft., 5 in.).

2017 indoor: Redshirted.

2016 outdoor: Placed second in the hammer throw at the ACC Championships to earn first-team All-ACC honors … Her best toss at the ACC meet was 60.77 meters (199 ft., 4 in.) … Set a personal record of 61.25 meters (200 ft., 11 in.) at the Virginia Challenge … Finished 22nd at the NCAA East Regional with a best throw of 57.09 meters (187 ft., 3 in.) … Won her first collegiate meet with a 58.46-meter (191 ft., 9 in.) throw at the Hurricane Invite … Placed third at the Florida Relays with a 59.39-meter (194 ft., 10 in.) mark.

High school: Czech Republic Junior National Champion ... Competed at the 2014 World Junior Championships ... Multiple-time national age group champion ... International competitive experience ... Holds a personal record of 190 feet, 7 inches (58.08 meters) in the hammer throw.

Personal: Born Nov. 1, 1995 … Daughter of Pavel and Iveta Kuklova … Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.

Kuklova's Track and Field Career Bests

Outdoor

HT - 63.45m (208 feet, 2 inches), NCAA Championships (2017)