Slovenia made its first Summer Olympic appearance as an independent nation in 1992 and has competed ever since. Previously they competed with Yugoslavia. The nation sends a medium-sized team, with around 60 athletes competing at recent Olympics. The athletes compete in a variety of sports including; athletics, canoeing, cycling, rowing, sailing, shooting and swimming.

Slovenia has won at least one medal at every Olympics it has participated in. In total, the nation has won 23 medals across 7 sports. The most successful sports are judo (5), rowing (5) and athletics (4). The most successful summer athlete is rower Iztok Cop whom won four medals. He won bronze in the men’s coxless pairs in 1992 before switching to the men’s double sculls boat and winning gold (2000), silver (2004) and bronze (2012). In 2016 Slovenia won four medals.

Qualified Quotas


Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 470 Tina Mrak
Veronika Macarol