Famous Athletes from Slovakia

List of famous athletes from Slovakia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Slovakia has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Slovakian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Slovakia and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Slovakia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of athletes on this list include Nicol Cupkova and Tomáš Čekovský.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Slovakian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Slovakia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Slovakia in order to get more information about each one.
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  • Martina Hingis (German pronunciation: [marˈtiːna ˈhɪŋɡɪs]; born 30 September 1980) is a Swiss former professional tennis player. She spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No. 1 and 90 weeks ...more
  • Katarína Garajová is a cross-country skier.
  • Daniela Hantuchová (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈdaɲɪ̯ɛla ˈɦantuxɔʋaː]; born 23 April 1983) is a retired Slovakian tennis player. She turned professional in 1999 and had her breakthrough year in 2002, ...more
  • Anastasiya Vladimirovna Kuzmina born Anastasiya Vladimirovna Shipulina is Slovak biathlete born in Russia. Kuzmina represented Slovakia from December 2008 and won the silver medal two months later in ...more
  • Martina Halinárová, née Jašicová, also known as Schwarzbacherová from her first marriage, (born 22 April 1973 in Dolný Kubín) is a Slovak biathlete. She won a silver medal at the 1999 Biathlon World ...more
  • Veronika Sabolová (born March 20, 1980 in Košice) is a Slovakian luger who has competed since 1995. Competing in three Winter Olympics, she earned her best finish of 14th in the women's singles event ...more