Slovakia at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

Slovakia competed at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 August to 5 September 2021.[1][2]

Slovakia at the
2020 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Slovakia.svg
IPC codeSVK
NPCSlovak Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.spv.sk
in Tokyo
Competitors27 in 8 sports
Flag bearers Veronika Vadovičová
Samuel Andrejčík
Medals
Gold
5
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
11
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Czechoslovakia (1972–1992)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Jozef Metelka Cycling Men's individual pursuit C4 27 August
  Gold Patrik Kuril Cycling Men's road time trial C4 31 August
  Gold Samuel Andrejčík Boccia Mixed individual BC4 1 September
  Gold Samuel Andrejčík
Michaela Balcová
Martin Strehársky
Boccia Mixed pairs BC4 4 September
  Gold Veronika Vadovičová Shooting Mixed R6 50 metre rifle prone SH1 5 September
  Silver Alena Kánová Table Tennis Women's individual C3 29 August
  Silver Jozef Metelka Cycling Men's road time trial C4 31 August
  Bronze Jozef Metelka Cycling Men's 1000 m time trial C4-5 26 August
  Bronze Boris Trávníček
Peter Mihálik
Table Tennis Men's team – Class 4–5 1 September
  Bronze Martin Ludrovský
Ján Riapoš
Table tennis Men's team – Class 1–2 1 September
  Bronze Marián Kuřeja Athletics Men's club throw F51 1 September
Medals by sport
Sport       Total
Athletics 0 0 1 1
Boccia 2 0 0 2
Cycling 2 1 1 4
Shooting 1 0 0 1
Table tennis 0 1 2 3
Total 5 2 4 11

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
 Archery 3 0 3
 Athletics 3 0 3
 Boccia 5 2 7
 Cycling 3 1 4
 Shooting 1 2 3
 Swimming 0 1 1
 Table tennis 4 1 5
 Wheelchair tennis 1 0 1
Total 20 7 27

ArcheryEdit

Slovakia has entered two archer at Men's Individual Compound Open, and one archer in Men's Individual recurve. [3]

MenEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Dávid Ivan[4] Men's individual recurve 609 14   Wang (CHN)
W 6-2
  Smirnov (ROC)
L 0-4
Did not advanced
Marián Marečák Men's individual compound 686 14   Stubbs (GBR)
W 138-138
  Kumar (IND)
L 137-140
Did not advanced
Marcel Pavlík Men's individual compound 696 5   Cancelli (ITA)
W 142-139
  Stutzman (USA)
W 143-137
  Forsberg (FIN)
W 144-141
  He (CHN)
L 146-148
  Ai (CHN)
L 142-144
4

AthleticsEdit

Two Slovakian athletes (Marián Kuřeja & Adrián Matušík) successfully to break through the qualifications for the 2020 Paralympics after breaking the qualification limit.[5]

Men's fieldEdit

Athlete Events Mark (m) Rank
Dušan Laczkó Discus throw F56 41.37 5
Ladislav Čuchran Javelin throw F54 29.03 5
Marián Kuřeja Club throw F51 30.66  

BocciaEdit

Four athletes get a ticket for Slovakia in BC1/BC2 & BC4 events.[6] The team is composed of Samuel Andrejčík, Michaela Balcová, Tomáš Kráľ, Kristína Kudláčová, Rastislav Kurilák, Róbert Mezík and Martin Strehársky.[4]

Individual
Athlete Event Pool matches Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Tomáš Kráľ Individual BC1   Fujii (JPN)
W 5-2
  Ramos (POR)
L 0-11
  de Oliveira (BRA)
L 2-4
3 Did not advanced
Rastislav Kurilák Individual BC2   Yeung (HKG)
L 1-7
  Valente (POR)
W 7-2
  Hirose (JPN)
L 3-4
3 Did not advanced
Róbert Mezík Individual BC2   Rombouts (BEL)
W 10-1
  Hipwell (GBR)
W 6-3
  Saengampa (THA)
L 4-10
2 Q   Sugimura (JPN)
L 8-1
Did not advanced
Martin Strehársky Individual BC4   Levine (CAN)
L 3-4
  Komar (CRO)
L 2-5
  Lau (HKG)
L 1-8
4 Did not advanced
Samuel Andrejčík Individual BC4   Saunders (GBR)
W 7-3
  Somsanuk (THA)
W 8-0
  Larpyen (THA)
L 1-4
2 Q   Lau (HKG)
W 4-1
  Yuansen (CHN)
W 5-2
  Larpyen (THA)
W 4-0
 
Michaela Balcová Individual BC4   Nicolai (GER)
W 6-1
  Cely (COL)
W 10-2
  Chica Chica (COL)
W 7-4
1 Q   Leung (HKG)
L 0-8
Did not advanced
Pairs and teams
Athlete Event Pool matches Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Martin Strehársky
Samuel Andrejčík
Michaela Balcová
Mixed pairs BC4   Brazil (BRA)
W 7-3
  Portugal (POR)
W 10-1
  Great Britain (GBR)
W 8-0
  Canada (CAN)
W 4-3
1 Q   RPC (RPC)
W 5-2
  Hong Kong (HKG)
W 3-2
 
Tomáš Kráľ
Kristína Kudláčová
Rastislav Kurilák
Róbert Mezík
Team BC1/BC2   Japan (JPN)
L 2-8
  South Korea (KOR)
L 3-3*
  Brazil (BRA)
L 4-5
  Portugal (POR)
W 6-3
4 Did not advanced

CyclingEdit

Slovakia sent one male and one female cyclist after successfully getting a slot in the 2018 UCI Nations Ranking Allocation quota for the European.[7][8][9]

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Patrik Kuril Men's road race C4-5 2:22:35 7
Men's time trial C4 45:47.10  
Jozef Metelka Men's road race C4-5 DNF
Men's time trial C4 46:05.05  
Ondrej Strečko Men's road race C4-5 2:20:07 12
Men's time trial C5 48:07.86 8
Anna Oroszová Women's road race H1-4 59:48 8
Women's time trial H1-3 35:36.37 4

TrackEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Jozef Metelka Men's 1000 m time trial C4-5 N/A 1:04.786  
Men's 4000 m individual pursuit C4 4:22.772 WR  1 Q OVL  

ShootingEdit

Three Slovakian shooters will compete after qualified in Men's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1, Women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 & Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH2 events. The shooters names are Radoslav Malenovský, Veronika Vadovičová and Kristína Funková.[10]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Kristína Funková Mixed R5 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 632.9 15 Did not advanced
Mixed R9 50m Rifle Prone SH2 617.1 19 Did not advanced
Radoslav Malenovský Men's R1 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 618.5 3 Q 181.4 5
Men's R7 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1156-39x 7 Q 401.3 7
Mixed R3 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 629.1 29 Did not advanced
Mixed R6 50m Rifle Prone SH1 609.3 35 Did not advanced
Veronika Vadovičová Women's R2 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 624.9 3 Q 206.0 4
Women's R8 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1163-59x 5 Q 412.0 6
Mixed R3 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 634.6 5 Q 167.7 6
Mixed R6 50m Rifle Prone SH1 620.3 4 Q 248,9 PR  

SwimmingEdit

One Slovakian swimmer has successfully entered the paralympic slot after breaking the MQS.[11][12]

Women
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Tatiana Blattnerová 50 m freestyle S11 34.88 13 Did not advance
100 m freestyle S11 1:17.14 11 Did not advance
400 m freestyle S11 5:49.16 9 Did not advance
100 m backstroke S11 1:34.66 12 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke S11 1:36.52 9 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Slovakia entered five athletes into the table tennis competition at the games. All of them qualified via World Ranking allocation.[13]

Men
Athlete Event Group Stage Round 1 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Martin Ludrovský Individual C2   Chueawong (THA)
W 3-1
  Flores (CHI)
L 2-3
2 Q   Molliens (FRA)}
W 3-1
  Park (KOR)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Ján Riapoš Individual C2   Cha (KOR)
L 0-3
  Minami (JPN)
W 3-0
2 Q   Suchánek (CZE)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Boris Trávníček Individual C4   Chaiwut (THA)
W 3-2
  Guo (CHN)
W 3-2
1 Q   Kim (KOR)
W 3-1
  Turan (TUR)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Peter Mihálik Individual C4   Kim (KOR)
L 2-3
  Lopez (ESP)
L 1-3
3 Did not advance
Martin Ludrovský
Ján Riapoš
Team C1-2   Borgato (ITA)/
  Falco (ITA)
W 2-0
  Lamirault (FRA)/
  Molliens (FRA)
L 0-2
Did not advance  
Boris Trávníček
Peter Mihálik
Team C4   Saleh (EGY)/
  Zenaty (EGY)
W 2-0
  Ozturk (TUR)/
  Turan (TUR)
W 2-0
  Cao (CHN)/
  Guo (CHN)
L 0-2
Did not advance  
Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Round 1 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Alena Kánová Individual C3   Yoon (KOR)
L 0-3
  Santos (BRA)
W 3-0
2 Q   Karić (CRO)
W 3-1
  Ahlquist (SWE)
W 3-0
  Lee (KOR)
W 3-1
  Juan (CHN)
L 0-3
 

Wheelchair tennisEdit

Slovakia qualified one player entry for wheelchair tennis. Marek Gergely qualified under the bipartite commission invitation allocation quota.

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Marek Gergely Men's singles   Diamantis (GRE)
W 7-6, 3-6, 6-0
  Kuneida (JPN)
L 0-6, 1-6
Did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paralympic Competition Schedule". tokyo2020.org. 16 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: New dates confirmed for 2021". BBC Sport. 30 March 2020. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  3. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Športovci Tokio 2020 | Stránka 2 z 2".
  5. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2020.
  7. ^ "2020 Paralympic Games Qualification System - UCI Nations Ranking Allocation" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Qualification Guide - Appendix 1 UCI Para-cycling Road and Track Combined Nations Ranking" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  9. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  10. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  11. ^ "Calculation of Swimming Slots for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 24 April 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  13. ^ "2019 Para Table Tennis Calendar". International Table Tennis Federation. 16 March 2019.