Slovakia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Slovakia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Slovakia
IOC code  SVK
NOC Slovak Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.sk (Slovak)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 58 in 14 sports
Flag bearer Elena Kaliská (opening)
Michal Riszdorfer (closing)
Medals
Rank: 26
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
 Hungary (1896–1912)
Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)
Slovak representative house in Beijing

Slovakia competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The team includes 57 athletes in several sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán Canoeing Men's C-1
 Gold Kaliská, ElenaElena Kaliská Canoeing Women's K-1
 Gold Hochschorner, PavolPavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Canoeing Men's C-2
 Silver Štefečeková, ZuzanaZuzana Štefečeková Shooting Women's trap
 Silver Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Juraj Tarr
Erik Vlček
Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 m
 Bronze Musuľbes, DavidDavid Musuľbes Wrestling Men's freestyle 120 kg

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Miloš Bátovský 50 km walk N/A 4:06:30 35
Peter Korčok N/A DNF
Jozef Repčík 800 m 1:48.64 5 Did not advance
Matej Tóth 20 km walk N/A 1:23:17 26
Kazimír Verkin 50 km walk N/A 4:21:26 47
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Libor Charfreitag Hammer throw 76.61 10 q 78.65 6
Milan Haborák Shot put 19.32 30 Did not advance
Peter Horák High jump 2.15 34 Did not advance
Miloslav Konopka Hammer throw 71.96 23 Did not advance
Dmitrij Vaľukevič Triple jump 17.08 14 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Slaven Dizdarevič Result 11.16 7.02 13.97 1.96 52.02 15.61 39.86 4.00 43.58 4:51.42 7021 24
Points 825 818 727 767 724 777 662 617 494 610
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Miriam Bobková 100 m hurdles 13.65 8 Did not advance
Lucia Klocová 800 m 1:59.42 3 Q 1:58.80 3 Did not advance
Zuzana Malíková 20 km walk N/A 1:34:33 SB 32
Zuzana Tomas Marathon N/A 2:49:39 67
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Jana Velďáková Long jump NM Did not advance
Dana Velďáková Triple jump NM Did not advance
Martina Hrašnová Hammer throw 72.87 4 Q 71.00 8

Badminton[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
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Rank
Eva Sládeková Women's singles BYE  Wang C (HKG)
L 7–21, 7–21
Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Slalom[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank Time Rank Time Rank Total Rank
Peter Cibák Men's K-1 86.26 =11 86.69 11 172.95 11 Q 89.41 12 Did not advance
Michal Martikán Men's C-1 85.13 1 85.02 3 170.15 1 Q 88.92 1 Q 87.73 1 176.65 1st
Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Men's C-2 93.69 1 93.04 2 186.73 1 Q 94.88 2 Q 95.94 2 190.82 1st
Elena Kaliská Women's K-1 94.34 4 91.85 1 186.19 1 Q 97.13 1 95.51 1 192.64 1st

Sprint[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Marián Ostrčil C-1 500 m 1:55.911 6 QS 1:58.401 8 Did not advance
C-1 1000 m 4:00.191 3 QS 4:03.696 5 Did not advance
Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Juraj Tarr
Erik Vlček
K-4 1000 m 2:57.876 1 QF BYE 2:56.593 2nd
Women
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ivana Kmeťová
Martina Kohlová
K-2 500 m 1:47.284 7 QS 1:46.380 7 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: QS = Qualify to semi-final; QF = Qualify directly to final

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Roman Broniš Men's road race Did not finish
Matej Jurčo Men's road race Did not finish
Men's time trial 1:07:52 29
Ján Valach Men's road race 6:34:26 62

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Janka Števková Women's cross-country LAP (2 laps) 24

Gymnastics[edit]

Artistic[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Ivana Kováčová Uneven bars N/A 12.500 N/A 12.500 79 Did not advance
Balance beam N/A 12.350 12.350 81 Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Rank
Zoltán Pálkovács Men's −100 kg  Costa (ARG)
L 0100–0110
Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Patrik Pollák RS:X 26 30 25 30 23 28 31 29 28 24 EL 243 30

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Mário Filipovič Trap 115 14 Did not advance
Jozef Gönci 50 m rifle prone 593 16 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 394 30 Did not advance
Pavol Kopp 10 m air pistol 575 28 Did not advance
50 m pistol 563 4 Q 657.6 5*
Erik Varga Trap 117 9 Did not advance

* Kim Jong Su of North Korea originally won the silver medal in the 50 m pistol event, but was disqualified after he tested positive for propranolol.[2] Therefore, Pavol Kopp moved up a position.

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Danka Barteková Skeet 67 8 Did not advance
Daniela Pešková 10 m air rifle 396 9 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 577 22 Did not advance
Zuzana Štefečeková Trap 70 1 Q 89 2nd

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ľuboš Križko 100 m backstroke 54.07 8 Q 54.38 13 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Martina Moravcová 50 m freestyle 25.47 27 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 55.20 23 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 59.03 25 Did not advance
Denisa Smolenová 200 m butterfly 2:13.81 31 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Rank
Eva Ódorová Women's singles  Tommy (VAN)
W 4–0
 Lovas (HUN)
W 4–2
 Gao (USA)
L 2–4
Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
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Score
Rank
Dominik Hrbatý Men's singles  Bellucci (BRA)
W 2–6, 6–4, 6–2
 Blake (USA)
L 6–7, 6–4, 3–6
Did not advance
Dominika Cibulková Women's singles  Parmentier (FRA)
W 6–1, 7–5
 Pironkova (BUL)
W 6–2, 6–2
 Janković (SRB)
L 5–7, 1–6
Did not advance
Daniela Hantuchová  Sugiyama (JPN)
W 6–2, 7–5
 Wozniacki (DEN)
L 1–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Daniela Hantuchová
Janette Husárová
Women's doubles N/A  Yan Z /
Zheng J (CHN)
L 1–6, 6–7(9–11)
Did not advance

Triathlon[edit]

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Pavel Šimko Men's Did not finish

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Ondrej Kutlík Men's −85 kg 150 15 193 12 343 12
Martin Tešovič Men's −105 kg Did not start

Wrestling[edit]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Result
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Result
Rank
David Musuľbes −120 kg BYE  Siewari (NGR)
W 3–0 PO
 Aubéli (HUN)
W 3–1 PP
 Taymazov (UZB)
L 0–3 PO
BYE  Rodríguez (CUB)
W 3–1 PP
3rd
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
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Rank
Attila Bátky −84 kg  Estrada (CUB)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 19

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Slovakia Olympics Team
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/olympics/7562384.stm Athletes stripped of medals for doping

External links[edit]