Slovakia

History

Slovakia made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1996, after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia and has competed ever since. The nation typically sends a medium-sized delegation with around 50 athletes competing in various sports including, athletics, canoeing, cycling, gymnastics, shooting, swimming, tennis and weightlifting.

Slovakia has won at least one medal at each Olympics it has participated in. In total, the nation has won 28 medals across 6 sports. The most successful sports are canoeing (18) and shooting (5). The most successful summer athlete is canoeist Michal Martikan whom won five medals across five Olympics in the men’s C1 slalom; two golds (1996, 2008), two silvers (2000, 2004) and one bronze (2012). In 2016 Slovakia won four medals.

Qualified Quotas

Archery

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Individual Denisa Barankova Denisa Barankova

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50km Walk Matej Toth Matej Toth
Michal Morvay

Badminton

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Singles Martina Repiska Martina Repiska

Boxing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Middleweight Andrej Csemez Andrej Csemez

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s K1 Slalom Jakub Grigar Jakub Grigar
Women’s K1 Slalom Eliska Mintalova Eliska Mintalova
Men’s C1 Slalom Alexander Slafkovsky Matej Benus
Women’s C1 Slalom Monika Skachova Monika Skachova
Men’s K1 1000m Peter Gelle Peter Gelle
Men’s K2 1000m Eligible to Compete Samuel Balaz
Adam Botek
Men’s K4 500m Erik Vlcek
Adam Botek
Csaba Zalka
Samuel Balaz
Samuel Balaz
Adam Botek
Denis Mysak
Erik Vlcek

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings Juraj Sagan
Lukas Kubis
Men’s Time Trial Qualified Via Rankings Juraj Sagan

Golf

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Rory Sabbatini Rory Sabbatini

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Artistic Individual Events Barbora Mokosova Barbora Mokosova

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Double Starter Patrik Jany
Men’s 10m Air Rifle Patrik Jany Patrik Jany
Men’s 10m Air Pistol Juraj Tuzinsky Juraj Tuzinsky
Men’s Trap Erik Varga Erik Varga
Women’s Trap Zuzana Rehak-Stefececova Zuzana Rehak-Stefececova
Mixed Team Trap
(1) (2)
Eligible to compete
Erik Varga
Zuzana Rehak-Stefececova
Women’s Skeet Danka Bartekova Danka Bartekova

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles Yang Wang Yang Wang
Women’s Singles Barbora Balazova Barbora Balazova
Mixed Doubles Lubomir Pistej
Barbora Balazova
Lubomir Pistej
Barbora Balazova

Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles Norbert Gombos
Men’s Doubles Lukas Klein
Filip Polasek

Wrestling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Freestyle -86kg Boris Makojev Boris Makojev