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Famous Athletes from Slovakia

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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.
  • Martina Hingis1
    Martina Hingis (German pronunciation: [marˈtiːna ˈhɪŋɡɪs]; born 30 September 1980) is a Swiss...  more

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  • Katarína Garajová2
    Katarína Garajová is a cross-country skier....  more
  • Daniela Hantuchová3
    Daniela Hantuchová (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈdaɲɪ̯ɛla ˈɦantuxɔʋaː]; born 23 April 1983) is a...  more
  • Anastasiya Kuzmina4
    Anastasiya Vladimirovna Kuzmina born Anastasiya Vladimirovna Shipulina is Slovak biathlete...  more
  • Martina Halinárová5
    Martina Halinárová, née Jašicová, also known as Schwarzbacherová from her first marriage,...  more
  • Veronika Sabolová6
    Veronika Sabolová (born March 20, 1980 in Košice) is a Slovakian luger who has competed since...  more
  • Jana Gantnerová7
    Jana Gantnerová is a Slovak Alpine skier. She made her debut in the Alpine Skiing World Cup on...  more
  • Jana Šišajová8
    Jana Šišajová (born February 1, 1985 in Kežmarok) is a Slovakian luger who has competed since...  more
  • Jana Gereková9
    Jana Gereková is an Olympic Biathlete from Slovakia....  more
  • Alena Procházková10
    Alena Procházková (born 9 August 1984) is a Slovak cross country skier who has competed since...  more
  • Galina Chistyakova11
    Galina Valentinovna Chistyakova (Russian: Галина Валентиновна Чистякова, Slovak: Galina...  more
  • Ľubomíra Kalinová12
    Ľubomíra Kalinová is a biathlete....  more
  • Elena Kaliská13
    Elena Kaliská (born 19 January 1972) is a Slovak slalom canoeist who has competed at the...  more
  • Veronika Velez-Zuzulová14
    Veronika Velez-Zuzulová (née Zuzulová; born 15 July 1984) is a retired Slovakian alpine ski...  more
  • 15
    Barbora Brémová is an Olympic Ice Hockey athlete from Slovakia....  more
  • 16
    Nikola Gápová is a Slovakian ice hockey forward....  more
  • 17
    Jana Budajová is a Slovakian ice hockey goaltender....  more
  • Dominika Cibulková18
    Dominika Cibulková (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈdɔminika ˈtsibulkɔʋaː]; born 6 May 1989) is a...  more
  • Pavol Hurajt19
    Pavol Hurajt is a retired Slovak biathlete. He competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics and 2010...  more
  • Ivana Reitmayerová20
    Ivana Reitmayerová (born 4 May 1992) is a Slovak former competitive figure skater. She is the...  more
  • Ján Mucha21

    Ján Mucha

    Everton F.C.

    BirthplaceBelá nad Cirochou, Slovakia

    NationalitySlovakia, Czechoslovakia


    Ján Mucha (born 5 December 1982) is a Slovak professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper....  more
  • Marián Gáborík22

    Marián Gáborík

    New York Rangers

    BirthplaceTrenčín, Slovakia


    PositionRight wing

    Marián Gáborík (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈmaɾijaːn ˈɡaːbɔɾiːk]; born 14 February 1982) is a...  more
  • Marek Mintál23

    Marek Mintál

    1. FC Nürnberg

    BirthplaceŽilina, Slovakia


    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Marek Mintál (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈmaɾɛk ˈmintaːl]; born 2 September 1977) is a retired...  more
  • 24
    Zuzana Rehák-Štefečeková (born 15 January 1984) is a female Slovak sports shooter. She won the...  more
  • 25
    Maria Herichova is an ice hockey player....  more