Juraj Ontko

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Juraj Ontko
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Czechoslovakia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1983 Meran C1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice C1 team
Representing  Slovakia
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Três Coroas C1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Mezzana C2 team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Nottingham C1 team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Roudnice nad Labem C1 team

Juraj Ontko (born 23 December 1964 in Liptovský Mikuláš)[1] is a Czechoslovak-Slovak slalom canoeist who competed at the international level from 1981 to 1998.

He won five medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships. A silver and a bronze for Czechoslovakia in the C1 team event (1983, 1987) and a gold (C1 team: 1997) and two bonzes for Slovakia (C1 team: 1995, C2 team: 1993). He also won a gold medal in the C1 team event at the 1998 European Championships.[2]

Ontko competed for Czechoslovakia at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, finishing eighth in the C1 event.

His partner in the C2 boat was Ladislav Čáni.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
1992 23 Feb 1992 Launceston 3rd C1
7 Jun 1992 Merano 2nd C1


  1. ^ "Profile and results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 3 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Profile and resutls". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 3 December 2017.