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Peter Škantár (born 20 July 1982) is a Slovak slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 1998 along with his cousin Ladislav Škantár in the C2 class.

Peter Škantár
Peter Škantár, 2017.jpg
Personal information
Born (1982-07-20) 20 July 1982 (age 35)[1]
Kežmarok, Czechoslovakia
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoe slalom

He won an Olympic gold medal in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro in the C2 event.[2] He also won ten medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (C2 team: 2009), five silvers (C2: 2009, 2017; C2 team: 2011, 2013, 2014) and four bronzes (C2: 2011, 2013, 2014; C2 team: 2007). He also won the overall World Cup title in the C2 category in 2009, 2010 and 2014. At the European Championships Škantár won a total of 13 medals (7 golds, 1 silver and 5 bronzes).[3]

World Cup individual podiumsEdit

Season Date Venue Position Event
2003 11 May 2003 Penrith 3rd C2
2005 26 Jun 2005 Tacen 3rd C21
10 Jul 2005 Athens 3rd C2
24 Jul 2005 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd C2
2007 14 Jul 2007 Augsburg 3rd C2
2008 29 Jun 2008 Tacen 2nd C2
5 Jul 2008 Augsburg 2nd C2
2009 28 Jun 2009 Pau 1st C2
5 Jul 2009 Bratislava 2nd C2
2010 21 Feb 2010 Penrith 1st C22
27 Jun 2010 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
2011 26 Jun 2011 Tacen 3rd C2
2012 17 Jun 2012 Pau 2nd C2
24 Jun 2012 La Seu d'Urgell 2nd C2
2014 8 Jun 2014 Lee Valley 3rd C2
15 Jun 2014 Tacen 1st C2
22 Jun 2014 Prague 1st C2
3 Aug 2014 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
2016 4 Sep 2016 Prague 1st C2
11 Sep 2016 Tacen 1st C2
2017 2 Sep 2017 Ivrea 1st C2
1 European Championship counting for World Cup points
2 Oceania Canoe Slalom Open counting for World Cup points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Peter Škantár. rio2016.com
  2. ^ "Profile and results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 3 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Profile and results". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 29 September 2017.