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


Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Trap Erik Varga
Women’s Trap Zuzana Rehak-Stefececova
Mixed Team Trap
(1) (2)
Eligible to compete
Erik Varga
Zuzana Rehak-Stefececova
Women’s Skeet Danka Bartekova