Alexander Slafkovsky (SVK)

Alexander Slafkovsky (SVK)

SKSlovakia
Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
11 March 1983
Height
184 cm
Weight
80 kg
Marital status
Common Law / De Facto
Family
Partner Jelka, son Alex [2013], daughter Jelka [2015].
Residence
Liptovský Mikuláš, SVK
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Slovak
Higher education
Information Technology - Banking Institute of Prague: Czech Republic

Biography

General Interest

Nicknames
Saso (Athlete, 15 Feb 2004)
Hobbies
Computers, outdoor sports. (ktklm.sk, 02 Dec 2014)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 15 Feb 2004)
Hero / Idol
Czech slalom paddler Lukas Pollert. (Athlete, 15 Feb 2004)
Injuries
Injury meant he was unable to compete at the 2007 European Championships in Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia. (canoeicf.com, 07 Jun 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have fun." (Athlete, 15 Feb 2004)
Awards and honours
He was named 2013 Athlete of the Year by the Slovak Association of White Water Canoeing. He was also named 2013 Army Sportsman of the Year in Slovakia. (hlavnespravy.sk, 17 Dec 2013; canoe.sk, 09 Dec 2013)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling in 1998.
Why this sport?
He admired other slalom paddlers.
Club / Team
Kanoe Tatra Klub/ASC Dukla: Liptovský Mikuláš, SVK
Name of coach
Robert Orokocky [national]; Stanislav Gejdos [personal]

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
World CupC16 July 20082008Men2
World CupC115 July 20072007Men42
World CupC14 July 20102010Men2
World CupC13 August 20092009Men6
World CupC13 October 19991999Men18
World CupC111 June 20062006Men7
World CupC124 July 20052005Men11
World CupC125 July 20042004Men5
World CupC12 September 20122012Men1Best result
World CupC113 August 20112011Men3
World ChampionshipsC1England, London20 September 20152015Men97.335Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamEngland, London20 September 20152015Men106.121Best result
World ChampionshipsC1United States, McHenry, MD20 September 20142014Men112.517
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamUnited States, McHenry, MD20 September 20142014Men125.101Best result
World ChampionshipsC1Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men103.362Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamCzech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men118.981Best result
World ChampionshipsC1Slovakia, Bratislava11 September 20112011Men106.8012
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamSlovakia, Bratislava11 September 20112011Men109.971Best result
World ChampionshipsC1Slovenia, Tacen12 September 20102010Men101.115Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamSlovenia, Tacen12 September 20102010Men105.341Best result
World ChampionshipsC1Spain, La Seu d'Urgell13 September 20092009Men107.6410
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell12 September 20092009Men100.841Best result
World ChampionshipsC1Czech Republic, Prague6 August 20062006Men16
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamCzech Republic, Prague5 August 20062006Men245.534Best result
World ChampionshipsC1Australia, Penrith1 October 20052005Men12
World ChampionshipsC1Germany, Augsburg24 July 20032003Men25
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamGermany, Augsburg25 July 20032003Men212.241Best result
World ChampionshipsC1France, Bourg-Saint-Maurice25 August 20022002Men39
World ChampionshipsC1 TeamFrance, Bourg-Saint-Maurice23 August 20022002Men277.634Best result
European ChampionshipsC1Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš14 May 20162016Men99.871Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš14 May 20162016Men118.261Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC1Germany, Markkleeberg30 May 20152015Men102.156
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg30 May 20152015Men115.031Best result
European ChampionshipsC1Austria, Vienna31 May 20142014Men88.491Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamAustria, Vienna31 May 20142014Men102.163
European ChampionshipsC1Poland, Kraków8 June 20132013Men100.8820
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamPoland, Kraków8 June 20132013Men98.991Best result
European ChampionshipsC1Germany, Augsburg12 May 20122012Men1:00.734
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamGermany, Augsburg12 May 20122012Men110.471Best result
European ChampionshipsC1Spain, La Seu d'Urgell12 June 20112011Men100.002Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell12 June 20112011Men114.604
European ChampionshipsC1Slovakia, Cunovo15 August 20102010Men93.893
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamSlovakia, Cunovo14 August 20102010Men112.731Best result
European ChampionshipsC1England, Nottingham31 May 20092009Men96.262Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamEngland, Nottingham30 May 20092009Men8
European ChampionshipsC1Poland, Kraków10 May 20082008Men189.733
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamPoland, Kraków9 May 20082008Men214.811Best result
European ChampionshipsC1France, L'Argentière-la-Bessée2 July 20062006Men229.949
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamFrance, L'Argentière-la-Bessée30 June 20062006Men256.092Best result
European ChampionshipsC1Slovenia, Tacen26 June 20052005Men201.322Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamSlovenia, Tacen24 June 20052005Men227.331Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamFYR Macedonia, Skopje4 June 20042004Men228.052Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 TeamSlovakia, Bratislava12 July 20022002Men232.771Best result
European ChampionshipsC1Italy, Mezzana25 June 20002000Men239.1114
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC1Australia, Penrith20 February 20162016Men103.989Latest result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC1Australia, Penrith, NSW25 February 20122012Men101.435
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC1Australia, Penrith21 February 20102010Men22
World CupC111 September 20162016Men1Latest resultBest result
World CupC116 August 20152015Men3
World CupC117 August 20142014Men4
World CupC125 August 20132013Men5