Tereza Urbankova has been an important part of the Czech national team for a long time. She played her last Women’s World Floorball Championships last December in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 

According to Czech Floorball, Tereza Urbankova has done a significant contribution to the Czech national team. After playing ten years in the women’s national team, the forward is now the best scorer of the Czech team in the Women’s World Floorball Championships with her 22 goals. Although she is quitting her career in the national team, she still continues to play in the Swedish Super League team, Malmo FBC.

Urbankova started in her career in the U19 national team in 2008. She played in two Women’s U19 World Floorball Championships, in 2008 and 2010. In the U19 WFCs, she played 9 matches, scored 14 goals and assisted one. In the women’s national team Urbankova played her first match on 11th of September 2009. In the women’s national team she played a total of 116 matches, scored 70 goals and gave 50 assist. She played in five Women’s WFCs, scoring 22+12 in 30 matches. Urbankova has two bronze medals, one from the Women’s U19 WFC in 2010 and one from the Women’s WFC in 2011.

Photo: Martin Flousek / Czech Floorball Flickr


– The decision to end a national team career is based primarily on work and personal reasons. Most of all, I realised that it was the right time to end, paradoxically in the best shape. I dare say that I am at the peak of my floorball career now. I wanted to end it with dignity and not break my knee for it, Urbankova says.

Although Urbankova has decided to leave the national team, she continues playing in the SSL. She has played two seasons in Malmo FBC and has now signed a new contract to continue playing in Sweden. Urbankova has previously played in KAIS Mora in 2015/16. In Czech Extraliga, Urbankova has played in Vitkovice, Herbadent and Chodov. With Chodov she won the Czech championship in season 2014/15. In total she has 4 gold medals from the Czech Extraliga.

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Source: Czech Floorball

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