Sportsperson of the Year (Slovakia)

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Michal Martikán, quadruple winner of the award

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.

Individual awards[edit]

      Sportsmen       Sportswomen

Year Name Sport
1993 Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Swimming
1994 Dvorščík, MilanMilan Dvorščík Cycling
1995 Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Swimming
1996 Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán C1 Whitewater slalom
1997 Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán C1 Whitewater slalom
1998 Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Swimming
1999 Gonci, JozefJozef Gönci Shooting
2000 Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Swimming
2001 Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Swimming
2002 Bondra, PeterPeter Bondra Ice hockey
2003 Moravcová, MartinaMartina Moravcová Swimming
2004 Kaliská, ElenaElena Kaliská K1 Whitewater slalom
2005 Hrbatý, DominikDominik Hrbatý Tennis
2006 Zidek, RadoslavRadoslav Židek Snowboarding
2007 Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán C1 Whitewater slalom
2008 Martikán, MichalMichal Martikán C1 Whitewater slalom
2009 Hochschorner, PeterPeter Hochschorner
Pavol Hochschorner
C2 Whitewater slalom
2010 Kuzminova, AnastasiaAnastasia Kuzminová Biathlon
2011 Hochschorner, PeterPeter Hochschorner
Pavol Hochschorner
C2 Whitewater slalom
2012 Štefečeková, ZuzanaZuzana Štefečeková Shooting
2013 Sagan, PeterPeter Sagan Cycling

Team awards[edit]

Year Team
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

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