Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Slovakia at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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A female shooter in congratulated by a medal presenter

IPC President Sir Philip Craven paid a visit to present medals to the winners of the IPC Shooting World Cup, congratulating Slovakia's Veronika Vadovicova on her gold medal.

ⒸM. Babb (DSGB)

IPC President Sir Philip Craven paid a visit to present medals to the winners of the IPC Shooting World Cup, congratulating Slovakia's Veronika Vadovicova on her gold medal. © • M. Babb (DSGB)

·Slovakia has claimed 48 medals at the Paralympic Games: G14-S16-B18.

·Athens 2004 were Slovakia's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning five gold medals (S3-B4).

·The NPC made its debut at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games.

·Slovakia is in 50th place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in table tennis, claiming six gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals.

·Table tennis player Jan Riapos is Slovakia's most successful Paralympian in individual events as he won two gold medals.

·Riapos won four gold medals in total. He won men's singles class 2 in 2004 and 2012 and was part of Slovakia's men's team winning team class 1-2 in 2008 and 2012.

·Veronika Vadovicova was Slovakia's last female gold medallist. She won women's air rifle standing SH1 in 2008.

·Vadovicova is on the IPC's one-to-watch list for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. She won the world title in women's 10m air rifle standing SH1 in 2014.

·Slovenska Televizia is the Rights holding broadcaster in Slovakia. More information can be found on their website

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Medals Table Paralympic games
 
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 14 16 18 48
2012 2 1 3 6
2008 2 3 1 6
2004 5 3 4 12
2000 3 5 5 13
1996 2 4 5 11
London 2012 gold medallists
 
Athlete Sport Gold
Jan Riapos Table Tennis 2
Ratislav Revucky Table Tennis 1