Sportsperson of the Year (Slovakia)
Sportsperson of the Year (Slovak: Športovec roka) is a trophy awarded to the best Slovak athletes by the Club of Sports Journalists of the Slovak Syndicate of Journalists. The trophy was founded in 1993, following the annual award Czechoslovak Sportsperson of the Year, which was finished after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia.
So far the individual trophy has been awarded to 8 different athletes, among which there were 6 men and 2 women (as of 2008). The most successful athletes were Martina Moravcová (swimmer), who achieved it 6 times, and Michal Martikán (whitewater canoer), who won 4 times. The team trophy has been achieved by teams of 5 different sports disciplines (as of 2008). The most successful were K4 kayakers, who received it 6 times, and ice hockey players, who won 5 times.
|1993||Slovakia women's national basketball team|
|1994||Slovakia men's national ice hockey team|
|1995||Slovakia men's national ice hockey team|
|1996||SCP Ružomberok women's basketball team|
|1997||Slovakia women's national basketball team|
|1998||Slovakia women's national biathlon relay team|
|1999||SCP Ružomberok women's basketball team|
|2000||Slovakia men's national ice hockey team|
|2001||K4 Slovakia kayaking team|
|2002||Slovakia men's national ice hockey team|
|2003||K4 Slovakia kayaking team|
|2004||K4 Slovakia kayaking team|
|2005||Slovakia Davis Cup tennis team|
|2006||K4 Slovakia kayaking team|
|2007||K4 Slovakia kayaking team|
|2008||K4 Slovakia kayaking team|
|2009||Slovakia national football team|
|2010||Slovakia national football team|
|2011||Slovakia national volleyball team|
|2012||Slovakia men's national ice hockey team|
|2013||Good Angels Košice women's basketball team|
- "Športovcom roka 2007 Michal Martikán". Sme (in Slovak) (Petit Press, a. s.). 2007-12-20.
- "Športovec roka 2008: Prvenstvo pre Martikána a štvorkajak". Sme (in Slovak) (Petit Press, a. s.). 2008-12-18.