Slovenia

History

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

Athletics

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 200m Maja Mihalinec
Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Marusa Mismas
Women’s Pole Vault Tina Sutej

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s K1 Slalom Niko Testen
Women’s K1 Slalom Eva Tercelj
Men’s C1 Slalom Luka Bozic
Women’s C1 Slalom Alja Kozorog
Women’s K2 500m Spela Ponomarenko Janic
Anja Osterman

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings
Women’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings
Men’s Time Trial Qualified Via Rankings

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Laser Zan Luka Zelko
Women’s 470 Tina Mrak
Veronika Macarol

Sport Climbing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Combined
(1) (2)
Janja Garnbret
Mia Krampl

Swimming

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 800m Freestyle Tjasa Oder
Women’s 1500m Freestyle Tjasa Oder

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Men’s Team Bojan Tokic
Darko Jorgic
Deni Kozul
Peter Hribar

Taekwondo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s +80kg Ivan Trajkovic