Slovakia at the Olympics

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Slovakia at the
Olympics
Flag of Slovakia.svg
IOC codeSVK
NOCSlovak Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.sk (in Slovak)
Medals
Gold
12
Silver
16
Bronze
8
Total
36
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
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[edit]

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

Summer Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Jozef Herda Germany 1936 Berlin Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
 Silver Matylda Pálfyová Germany 1936 Berlin Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics Women's team all round
 Gold Július Torma United Kingdom 1948 London Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Boxing - Welterweight
 Gold Ján Zachara Finland 1952 Helsinki Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Boxing - Featherweight
 Bronze Mikuláš Athanasov Finland 1952 Helsinki Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight
 Gold Pavel Schmidt Italy 1960 Rome Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Rowing - Men's double sculls
 Silver Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Japan 1964 Tokyo Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics Women's team all round
 Silver Ľudovít 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 Bohumil Golián Japan 1964 Tokyo Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball Men's team competition
 Silver Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Mexico 1968 Mexico City Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics Women's team all round
 Silver Bohumil Golián Mexico 1968 Mexico City Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball Men's team competition
 Silver Vincent Lafko
Andrej Lukošík
Peter Pospíšil
West Germany 1972 Munich Handball pictogram.svg Handball Men's team competition
 Bronze Eva Šuranová West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's Long Jump
 Gold Anton Tkáč Canada 1976 Montreal Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling Men's 1000m Sprint (Scratch)
 Gold František Kunzo
Stanislav Seman
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Football pictogram.svg Football Men's team competition
 Silver Imrich Bugár Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's discus throw
 Silver Alena 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 Ján Franek Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light middleweight
 Bronze Dan Karabin Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight
 Bronze Július Strnisko Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle heavyweight
 Gold Jozef Pribilinec South Korea 1988 Seoul Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 20 km Walk
 Gold Miloslav Mečíř South Korea 1988 Seoul Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's Singles Competition
 Bronze Miloslav Mečíř South Korea 1988 Seoul Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's Doubles Competition
 Bronze Jozef Lohyňa South Korea 1988 Seoul Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle middleweight

Winter Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Ladislav Troják Switzerland 1948 St. Moritz Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Silver Karol Divin United States 1960 Squaw Valley Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Vladimír Dzurilla
František Gregor
Jozef Golonka
Austria 1964 Innsbruck Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Silver Vladimír Dzurilla
Jozef Golonka
France 1968 Grenoble Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Gold Ondrej Nepela Japan 1972 Sapporo Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Vladimír Dzurilla
Rudolf Tajcnár
Japan 1972 Sapporo Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition
 Silver Igor 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 Gabriela Svobodová Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing Women's 4 x 5 km relay
 Bronze Jozef Sabovčík Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating Men's singles
 Bronze Igor Liba
Róbert Švehla
Peter Veselovský
Jaromir Dragan
France 1992 Albertville Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Men's team competition

List of medalists - Slovakia since 1993[edit]

Summer Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Michal Martikán United States 1996 Atlanta Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Silver Slavomír Kňazovický United States 1996 Atlanta Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 500 metres
 Bronze Jozef Gönci United States 1996 Atlanta Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's 50 m rifle prone
 Gold Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Australia 2000 Sydney Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Silver Michal Martikán Australia 2000 Sydney Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Silver Martina Moravcová Australia 2000 Sydney Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 100 metre butterfly
 Silver Martina Moravcová Australia 2000 Sydney Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 200 metre freestyle
 Bronze Juraj Minčík Australia 2000 Sydney Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Gold Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Gold Elena Kaliská Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Women's K-1 slalom
 Silver Michal Martikán Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Silver Jozef Krnáč Greece 2004 Athens Judo pictogram.svg Judo Men's half-lightweight
 Bronze Juraj Bača
Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
Greece 2004 Athens Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres
 Bronze Jozef Gönci Greece 2004 Athens Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's 10 m air rifle
 Gold Michal Martikán China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Gold Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Gold Elena Kaliská China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Women's K-1 slalom
 Silver Zuzana Štefečeková China 2008 Beijing Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's trap
 Silver Juraj Tarr
Michal Riszdorfer
Richard Riszdorfer
Erik Vlček
China 2008 Beijing Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres
 Silver David Musuľbes China 2008 Beijing Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 120 kg
 Silver Zuzana Štefečeková United Kingdom 2012 London Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's trap
 Bronze Michal Martikán United Kingdom 2012 London Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Bronze Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
United Kingdom 2012 London Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Bronze Danka Barteková United Kingdom 2012 London Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's skeet
 Gold Ladislav Škantár
Peter Škantár
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-2 slalom
 Gold Matej Tóth Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 50 km walk
 Silver Matej Beňuš Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Canoeing (slalom) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's C-1 slalom
 Silver Tibor Linka
Denis Myšák
Juraj Tarr
Erik Vlček
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 m

Winter Games[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Radoslav Židek Italy 2006 Turin Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding Men's snowboard cross
 Gold Anastasiya Kuzmina Canada 2010 Vancouver Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's sprint
 Silver Anastasiya Kuzmina Canada 2010 Vancouver Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's pursuit
 Bronze Pavol Hurajt Canada 2010 Vancouver Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Men's mass start
 Gold Anastasiya Kuzmina Russia 2014 Sochi Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's sprint
 Gold Anastasiya Kuzmina South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's mass start
 Silver Anastasiya Kuzmina South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's pursuit
 Silver Anastasiya Kuzmina South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Women's individual

Most successful Slovak competitors[edit]

Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)[edit]

Individual athletes

No Athlete Sport 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
1 Miloslav Mečíř Tennis 1 0 1 2
2 Marianna Krajčírová
Jana Kubičková
Gymnastics 0 2 0 2
3 Vladimír Dzurilla Ice hockey 0 1 2 3
4 Bohumil Golián Volleyball 0 1 1 2
Jozef Golonka Ice hockey 0 1 1 2
Igor Liba Ice hockey 0 1 1 2

Slovakia since 1993[edit]

Individual athletes

No Athlete Sport 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
1 Anastasiya Kuzmina Biathlon 3 3 0 6
2 Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
Canoeing 3 0 1 4
3 Michal Martikán Canoeing 2 2 1 5
4 Elena Kaliská Canoeing 2 0 0 2
5 Martina Moravcová Swimming 0 2 0 2
Zuzana Štefečeková Shooting 0 2 0 2
7 Jozef Gönci Shooting 0 0 2 2

Teams

No Team Sport 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
1 Men's K-4 Canoeing 0 2 1 3

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Slovakia". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists — Slovakia". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Slovakia". Sports-Reference.com.