a city in Czechoslovakia, in South Moravia, Czech Socialist Republic. Population, 37,000 (1970). Prostějov has leather footwear, food, and agricultural machinery industries.

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Contract award notice: : provision of cleaning services for dp ostrava - prostejov and olomouc districts
The two-time Wimbledon champion was stabbed when a man broke into her apartment in the Czech town of Prostejov last December.
Kvitova suffered career-threatening injuries to her playing hand as she fought off a knife-wielding intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov in December.
Petra grabbed the blade as the intruder struck at her home in Prostejov in the eastern Czech Republic.
m Kvitova's spokesman, Karel Tejkal, said the incident, which he described as a burglary, occurred on Tuesday morning the eastern Czech town of Prostejov.
The 2011 and 2014 champion at the All England Club said she considered herself lucky to have survived the attack Tuesday morning in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov.
Kvitova was assaulted in her home in the city of Prostejov, about 260 km southeast of Prague, media reported.
11 in the world, was at her apartment in the Czech town of Prostejov when she was a victim of a burglary, her publicist Karel Tejkal said.
Researchers are reconstructing a ravaged 19th century Jewish cemetery in the Czech city of Prostejov, once home to a vibrant Moravian Jewish community.
Kvitova and Safarova are good friends, Fed Cup team-mates and train at the same club in Prostejov.
30pm Football Russia: Baltika v Salyut 5pm Volleyball Jihostroj v Budvanska Rivijera 5pm Volleyball Atom Trefl Sopot v Agel Prostejov 5pm Volleyball 2004 Tomis Constanta v Schweriner 5pm Tennis ATP Paris - centre court 5.
Having sailed home 6-3 6-4 Kvitova, a graduate of the prestigious Prostejov club, explained: "Until I was nine I was probably the best but then I was third or fourth in my age group.