Thomson ReutersJanuary 26, 2013 10:30
* Former PM Zeman beats Foreign Minister Schwarzenberg
* Zeman to take Czechs closer to European mainstream
* Critics note links with former communist officials (Adds quotes from Zeman, Schwarzenberg, updates results)
By Jan Lopatka
PRAGUE, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Leftist former prime minister Milos Zeman won the Czech Republic's first direct presidential election on Saturday, beating a conservative opponent he had accused of favouring foreign interests in a bitter campaign.