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Slovakia at the Olympics

Slovakia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1994, and has sent athletes to compete in every Games since then. Prior to the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993, Slovak athletes competed for Czechoslovakia at the Olympics.

Slovakia at the
Olympics
Flag of Slovakia.svg
IOC codeSVK
NOCSlovak Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.olympic.sk (in Slovak)
Medals
Gold
12
Silver
16
Bronze
8
Total
36
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 Hungary (1896–1912)
 Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)

Slovak athletes have won a total of twenty medals at the Summer Olympic Games, mostly in slalom canoeing. The nation has also won five medals at the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Slovakia was created in 1992 and recognized in 1993.

Medal tablesEdit

List of Slovak medalists - Czechoslovakia (1920 - 1992)Edit

Summer GamesEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Silver Jozef Herda   1936 Berlin   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
  Silver Matylda Pálfyová   1936 Berlin   Gymnastics Women's team all round
  Gold Július Torma   1948 London   Boxing Boxing - Welterweight
  Gold Ján Zachara   1952 Helsinki   Boxing Boxing - Featherweight
  Bronze Mikuláš Athanasov   1952 Helsinki   Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
  Gold Pavel Schmidt   1960 Rome   Rowing Rowing - Men's double sculls
  Silver Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
  1964 Tokyo   Gymnastics Women's team all round
  Silver Ľudovít Cvetler
Ján Geleta
Vojtech Masný
Štefan Matlák
Ivan Mráz
Anton Švajlen
Anton Urban
Vladimír Weiss
  1964 Tokyo   Football Men's team competition
  Bronze Bohumil Golián   1964 Tokyo   Volleyball Men's team competition
  Silver Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
  1968 Mexico City   Gymnastics Women's team all round
  Silver Bohumil Golián   1968 Mexico City   Volleyball Men's team competition
  Silver Vincent Lafko
Andrej Lukošík
Peter Pospíšil
  1972 Munich   Handball Men's team competition
  Bronze Eva Šuranová   1972 Munich   Athletics Women's Long Jump
  Gold Anton Tkáč   1976 Montreal   Cycling Men's 1000m Sprint (Scratch)
  Gold František Kunzo
Stanislav Seman
  1980 Moscow   Football Men's team competition
  Silver Imrich Bugár   1980 Moscow   Athletics Men's discus throw
  Silver Alena Kyselicová
Viera Podhányiová
Iveta Šranková
  1980 Moscow   Field hockey Women's team competition
  Bronze Dušan Poliačik   1980 Moscow   Weightlifting Men's light heavyweight
  Bronze Ján Franek   1980 Moscow   Boxing Men's light middleweight
  Bronze Dan Karabin   1980 Moscow   Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight
  Bronze Július Strnisko   1980 Moscow   Wrestling Men's freestyle heavyweight
  Gold Jozef Pribilinec   1988 Seoul   Athletics Men's 20 km Walk
  Gold Miloslav Mečíř   1988 Seoul   Tennis Men's Singles Competition
  Bronze Miloslav Mečíř   1988 Seoul   Tennis Men's Doubles Competition
  Bronze Jozef Lohyňa   1988 Seoul   Wrestling Men's freestyle middleweight

Winter GamesEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Silver Ladislav Troják   1948 St. Moritz   Ice hockey Men's team competition
  Silver Karol Divin   1960 Squaw Valley   Figure skating Men's singles
  Bronze Vladimír Dzurilla
František Gregor
Jozef Golonka
  1964 Innsbruck   Ice hockey Men's team competition
  Silver Vladimír Dzurilla
Jozef Golonka
  1968 Grenoble   Ice hockey Men's team competition
  Gold Ondrej Nepela   1972 Sapporo   Figure skating Men's singles
  Bronze Vladimír Dzurilla
Rudolf Tajcnár
  1972 Sapporo   Ice hockey Men's team competition
  Silver Igor Liba
Vincent Lukáč
Dušan Pašek
Dárius Rusnák
  1984 Sarajevo   Ice hockey Men's team competition
  Silver Gabriela Svobodová   1984 Sarajevo   Cross-country skiing Women's 4 x 5 km relay
  Bronze Jozef Sabovčík   1984 Sarajevo   Figure skating Men's singles
  Bronze Igor Liba
Róbert Švehla
Peter Veselovský
Jaromir Dragan
  1992 Albertville   Ice hockey Men's team competition

List of medalists - Slovakia since 1993Edit

Summer GamesEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Gold Michal Martikán   1996 Atlanta   Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
  Silver Slavomír Kňazovický   1996 Atlanta   Canoeing Men's C-1 500 metres
  Bronze Jozef Gönci   1996 Atlanta   Shooting Men's 50 m rifle prone
  Gold Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
  2000 Sydney   Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
  Silver Michal Martikán   2000 Sydney   Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
  Silver Martina Moravcová   2000 Sydney   Swimming Women's 100 metre butterfly
  Silver Martina Moravcová   2000 Sydney   Swimming Women's 200 metre freestyle
  Bronze Juraj Minčík   2000 Sydney   Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
  Gold Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
  2004 Athens   Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
  Gold Elena Kaliská   2004 Athens   Canoeing Women's K-1 slalom
  Silver Michal Martikán   2004 Athens   Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
  Silver Jozef Krnáč   2004 Athens   Judo Men's half-lightweight
  Bronze Juraj Bača
Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
  2004 Athens   Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres
  Bronze Jozef Gönci   2004 Athens   Shooting Men's 10 m air rifle
  Gold Michal Martikán   2008 Beijing   Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
  Gold Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
  2008 Beijing   Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
  Gold Elena Kaliská   2008 Beijing   Canoeing Women's K-1 slalom
  Silver Zuzana Štefečeková   2008 Beijing   Shooting Women's trap
  Silver Juraj Tarr
Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
  2008 Beijing   Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres
  Silver David Musuľbes   2008 Beijing   Wrestling Men's freestyle 120 kg
  Silver Zuzana Štefečeková   2012 London   Shooting Women's trap
  Bronze Michal Martikán   2012 London   Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
  Bronze Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
  2012 London   Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
  Bronze Danka Barteková   2012 London   Shooting Women's skeet
  Gold Ladislav Škantár
Peter Škantár
  2016 Rio de Janeiro   Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
  Gold Matej Tóth   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Men's 50 km walk
  Silver Matej Beňuš   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
  Silver Tibor Linka
Denis Myšák
Juraj Tarr
Erik Vlček
  2016 Rio de Janeiro   Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 m

Winter GamesEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Silver Radoslav Židek   2006 Turin   Snowboarding Men's snowboard cross
  Gold Anastasiya Kuzmina   2010 Vancouver   Biathlon Women's sprint
  Silver Anastasiya Kuzmina   2010 Vancouver   Biathlon Women's pursuit
  Bronze Pavol Hurajt   2010 Vancouver   Biathlon Men's mass start
  Gold Anastasiya Kuzmina   2014 Sochi   Biathlon Women's sprint
  Gold Anastasiya Kuzmina   2018 Pyeongchang   Biathlon Women's mass start
  Silver Anastasiya Kuzmina   2018 Pyeongchang   Biathlon Women's pursuit
  Silver Anastasiya Kuzmina   2018 Pyeongchang   Biathlon Women's individual

Most successful Slovak competitorsEdit

Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)Edit

Individual athletes

No Athlete Sport       Total
1 Miloslav Mečíř   Tennis 1 0 1 2
2 Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
  Gymnastics 0 2 0 2
3 Vladimír Dzurilla   Ice hockey 0 1 2 3
4 Bohumil Golián   Volleyball 0 1 1 2
Jozef Golonka   Ice hockey 0 1 1 2
Igor Liba   Ice hockey 0 1 1 2

Slovakia since 1993Edit

Individual athletes

No Athlete Sport       Total
1 Anastasiya Kuzmina   Biathlon 3 3 0 6
2 Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
  Canoeing 3 0 1 4
3 Michal Martikán   Canoeing 2 2 1 5
4 Elena Kaliská   Canoeing 2 0 0 2
5 Martina Moravcová   Swimming 0 2 0 2
Zuzana Štefečeková   Shooting 0 2 0 2
7 Jozef Gönci   Shooting 0 0 2 2

Teams

No Team Sport       Total
1 Men's K-4   Canoeing 0 2 1 3

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Slovakia". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists—Slovakia". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Slovakia". Sports-Reference.com.