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

Archery

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Ziga Ravnikar Ziga Ravnikar

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Discus Throw Kristjan Ceh

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

Basketball

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Tournament Jaka Blazic
Vlatko Cancar
Jakob Cebasek
Ziga Dimec
Luka Doncic
Zoran Dragic
Gregor Hrovat
Edo Muric
Aleksej Nikolic
Klemen Prepelic
Luka Rupnik
Mike Tobey
Jaka Blazic
Vlatko Cancar
Jakob Cebasek
Ziga Dimec
Luka Doncic
Zoran Dragic
Gregor Hrovat
Edo Muric
Aleksej Nikolic
Klemen Prepelic
Luka Rupnik
Mike Tobey

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s K1 Slalom Niko Testen Peter Kauzer
Women’s K1 Slalom Eva Tercelj Eva Tercelj
Men’s C1 Slalom Luka Bozic Benjamin Savsek
Women’s C1 Slalom Alja Kozorog Alja Kozorog
Women’s K1 500m Eligible to Compete Spela Ponomarenko Janic
Eligible to Compete Anja Osterman
Women’s K2 500m Spela Ponomarenko Janic
Anja Osterman
Spela Ponomarenko Janic
Anja Osterman

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Cross-Country Tanja Zakelj Tanja Zakelj
Men’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings Tadej Pogacar
Jan Polanc
Primoz Roglic
Jan Tratnik
Women’s Road Race Qualified Via Rankings Eugenia Bujak
Men’s Time Trial Qualified Via Rankings Primoz Roglic

Golf

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Individual Pia Babnik Pia Babnik

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Rhythmic Individual All-Around Ekaterina Vedeneeva Ekaterina Vedeneeva

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -66kg Adrian Gomboc Adrian Gomboc
Women’s -48kg Marusa Stangar Marusa Stangar
Women’s -57kg Kaja Kajzer Kaja Kajzer
Women’s -63kg Over 1 Eligible Athlete Tina Trstenjak
Women’s -78kg Klara Apotekar Declined
Women’s +78kg Anamari Velensek Anamari Velensek

Sailing

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

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Ziva Dvorsak Ziva Dvorsak
Women’s 10m Air Rifle Double Starter Ziva Dvorsak

Sport Climbing

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

Swimming

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 800m Freestyle Tjasa Oder
Women’s 1500m Freestyle Tjasa Oder
Women’s 10km Open Water Spela Perse

Table Tennis

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

Taekwondo

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