competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics
Židek's silver medal was the first Winter Olympic medal won by Slovakia.
The top finish for the six-person Slovak Alpine team came from Veronika Zuzulova
, who finished 15th in the Women's combined
Note: In the men's combined, run 1 is the downhill, and runs 2 and 3 are the slalom. In the women's combined, run 1 and 2 are the slalom, and run 3 the downhill.
had the best result out of the Slovak biathlon team, with a surprising 5th place finish in theMen's individual
. He missed only one shot, and the resultant time penalty meant that he fell short of the medals.
piloted the Slovak sled in both the two-man and four-man events, but did not manage a top-20 finish in either.
finished 8th in the Men's pursuit
, the best showing from any Slovak cross-country skiier, and carried the nation's flag in the closing ceremonies.
The Slovak team finished atop its round-robin group, going undefeated through the opening round, including a 3-0 win over eventual gold medal winners Sweden
. In the quarterfinals, however, the team fell to... Read More