Slovakia at the 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)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
 Hungary (1896–1912)
Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)

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.

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 tables by Games[edit]

Slovak medalists - Czechoslovakia (1920 - 1992)[edit]

Summer Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Herda, JozefJozef Herda Nazi Germany 1936 Berlin Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
 Gold Torma, JúliusJúlius Torma United Kingdom 1948 London Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Boxing - Welterweight
 Gold Zachara, JánJán Zachara Finland 1952 Helsinki Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Boxing - Featherweight
 Bronze Athanasov, MikulášMikuláš Athanasov Finland 1952 Helsinki Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
 Gold Schmidt, PavolPavol Schmidt Italy 1960 Rome Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Rowing - Men's double sculls
 Silver Krajčírová, MariannaMarianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Japan 1964 Tokyo Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics Women's team all round
 Silver Cvetler, ĽudovítĽudovít Cvetler
Ján Geleta
Vojtech Masný
Štefan Matlák
Ivan Mráz
Anton Švajlen
Anton Urban
Vladimír Weiss
Japan 1964 Tokyo Football pictogram.svg Football Men's team competition
 Bronze Golián, BohumilBohumil Golián Japan 1964 Tokyo Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball Men's team competition
 Silver Krajčírová, MariannaMarianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Mexico 1968 Mexico City Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics Women's team all round
 Silver Golián, BohumilBohumil Golián Mexico 1968 Mexico City Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball Men's team competition
 Silver Lafko, VincentVincent Lafko
Andrej Lukošík
Peter Pospíšil
Germany 1972 Munich Handball pictogram.svg Handball Men's team competition
 Bronze Šuranová, EvaEva Šuranová Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's Long Jump
 Gold Tkáč, AntonAnton Tkáč Canada 1976 Montreal Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling Men's 1000m Sprint (Scratch)
 Gold Kunzo, FrantišekFrantišek Kunzo
Stanislav Seman
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Football pictogram.svg Football Men's team competition
 Silver Bugár, ImrichImrich Bugár Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's discus throw
 Silver Kyselicová, AlenaAlena Kyselicová
Viera Podhányiová
Iveta Šranková
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Field hockey pictogram.svg Field hockey Women's team competition
 Bronze Dušan Poliačik Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's light heavyweight
 Bronze Franek, JánJán Franek Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light middleweight
 Bronze Karabin, DanDan Karabin Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight
 Bronze Strnisko, JúliusJúlius Strnisko Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle heavyweight
 Gold Pribilinec, JozefJozef Pribilinec South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 20 km Walk
 Gold Mečíř, MiloslavMiloslav Mečíř South Korea 1988 Seoul Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's Singles Competition
 Bronze Mečíř, MiloslavMiloslav Mečíř South Korea 1988 Seoul Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's Doubles Competition
 Bronze Lohyňa, JozefJozef Lohyňa South Korea 1988 Seoul Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle middleweight

Winter Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Troják, LadislavLadislav Troják Switzerland 1948 St. Moritz Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Silver Divin, KarolKarol Divin United States 1960 Squaw Valley Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Dzurilla, VladimírVladimír Dzurilla
František Gregor
Jozef Golonka
Austria 1964 Innsbruck Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Silver Dzurilla, VladimírVladimír Dzurilla
Jozef Golonka
France 1968 Grenoble Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Gold Nepela, OndrejOndrej Nepela Japan 1972 Sapporo Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Dzurilla, VladimírVladimír Dzurilla
Rudolf Tajcnár
Japan 1972 Sapporo Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Silver Liba, IgorIgor Liba
Vincent Lukáč
Dušan Pašek
Dárius Rusnák
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Silver Svobodová, GabrielaGabriela Svobodová Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing Women's 4 x 5 km relay
 Bronze Sabovčík, JozefJozef Sabovčík Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Liba, IgorIgor Liba
Róbert Švehla
Peter Veselovský
Jaromir Dragan
France 1992 Albertville Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition

Medalists - Slovakia from 1993[edit]

Summer Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán United States 1996 Atlanta Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Silver KnazovickySlavomír Kňazovický United States 1996 Atlanta Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 500 metres
 Bronze Gönci, JozefJozef Gönci United States 1996 Atlanta Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's 50 m rifle prone
 Gold Hochschorner, PavolPavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Australia 2000 Sydney Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Silver Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán Australia 2000 Sydney Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Silver Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Australia 2000 Sydney Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 100 metre butterfly
 Silver Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Australia 2000 Sydney Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 200 metre freestyle
 Bronze Minčík, JurajJuraj Minčík Australia 2000 Sydney Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Gold Hochschorner, PavolPavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Gold Kaliská, ElenaElena Kaliská Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Women's K-1 slalom
 Silver Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Silver Krnáč, JozefJozef Krnáč Greece 2004 Athens Judo pictogram.svg Judo Men's half-lightweight
 Bronze Bača, JurajJuraj Bača
Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres
 Bronze Gönci, JozefJozef Gönci Greece 2004 Athens Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's 10 m air rifle
 Gold Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Gold Hochschorner, PavolPavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Gold Kaliská, ElenaElena Kaliská China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Women's K-1 slalom
 Silver Štefečeková, ZuzanaZuzana Štefečeková China 2008 Beijing Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's trap
 Silver Tarr, JurajJuraj Tarr
Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres
 Bronze Musuľbes, DavidDavid Musuľbes China 2008 Beijing Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 120 kg
 Bronze Barteková, DankaDanka Barteková United Kingdom 2012 London Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's skeet
 Bronze Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán United Kingdom 2012 London Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Bronze Hochschorner, PavolPavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
United Kingdom 2012 London Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Silver Štefečeková, ZuzanaZuzana Štefečeková United Kingdom 2012 London Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's trap

Winter Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver ZidekRadoslav Židek Italy 2006 Turin Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding Men's snowboard cross
 Gold Kuzmina, AnastasiyaAnastasiya Kuzmina Canada 2010 Vancouver Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's sprint
 Silver Kuzmina, AnastasiyaAnastasiya Kuzmina Canada 2010 Vancouver Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's pursuit
 Bronze Hurajt, PavolPavol Hurajt Canada 2010 Vancouver Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Men's mass start
 Gold Kuzmina, AnastasiyaAnastasiya Kuzmina Russia 2014 Sochi Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's sprint

Most successful Slovak competitors[edit]

Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)[edit]

Individual athletes

No Athlete Sport 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1 Miloslav Mečíř Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis 1 0 1 2
2 Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics 0 2 0 2
3 Vladimír Dzurilla Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice Hockey 0 1 2 3
4 Bohumil Golián Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball 0 1 1 2
Jozef Golonka Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice Hockey 0 1 1 2
Igor Liba Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice Hockey 0 1 1 2

Since 1993[edit]

Individual athletes

No Athlete Sport 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1 Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing 3 0 1 4
2 Michal Martikán Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing 2 2 1 5
3 Anastasiya Kuzmina Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon 2 1 0 3
4 Elena Kaliská Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing 2 0 0 2
5 Martina Moravcová Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming 0 2 0 2
Zuzana Štefečeková Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting 0 2 0 2
7 Jozef Gönci Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting 0 0 2 2

Teams

No Team Sport 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1 Men's K-4 Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing 0 1 1 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]