Ladislav Škantar (SVK)

Ladislav Škantar (SVK)

Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
11 February 1983
187 cm
78 kg
Marital status
Wife Eva, daughter Eva [2015]
Bratislava, SVK
Higher education
Coaching - Comenius University: Bratislava, SVK


General Interest

Ato (, 28 Aug 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (, 16 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He and his cousin Peter were named 2014 Canoeists of the Year by the Slovak Association of White Water Canoeing [SZKDV]. (, 14 Dec 2014)
Famous relatives
He competes in C2 alongside his cousin Peter. The pair won gold at the 2015 European Championships in Markkleeberg, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 Sep 2015;, 02 Sep 2011)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age 10 on the Dunajec River in Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia.
Club / Team
SKP Bratislava: Slovakia
Name of coach
Robert Orokocky [national], SVK; Juraj Mincik [club], SVK
Training Regime
During winter, he prepares in Penrith, NSW, Australia.


World CupC215 July 20072007Men12
World CupC24 July 20102010Men1Best result
World CupC2Slovakia, Bratislava5 July 20092009Men101.852
World CupC26 July 20082008Men2
World CupC225 July 20042004Men9
World CupC224 July 20052005Men3
Olympic GamesC2Brazil, Rio de Janeiro11 August 20162016Men101.581Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsC2England, London19 September 20152015Men114.2816
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamEngland, London19 September 20152015Men129.136Best result
World ChampionshipsC2United States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Men122.783Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamUnited States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Men143.132Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men115.633Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamCzech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Men136.892Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Slovakia, Bratislava10 September 20112011Men109.863Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovakia, Bratislava11 September 20112011Men127.942Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Slovenia, Tacen11 September 20102010Men14
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovenia, Tacen11 September 20102010Men127.474Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Spain, La Seu d'Urgell13 September 20092009Men105.842Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell12 September 20092009Men113.511Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu23 September 20072007Men262.299
World ChampionshipsC2 TeamBrazil, Foz do Iguaçu21 September 20072007Men239.373Best result
World ChampionshipsC2Australia, Penrith2 October 20052005Men232.856Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 May 20162016Men115.956Latest result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 May 20162016Men139.941Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2Germany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men117.1115
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Men131.241Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Austria, Vienna1 June 20142014Men95.201Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamAustria, Vienna1 June 20142014Men112.391Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Poland, Kraków9 June 20132013Men149.9610
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamPoland, Kraków9 June 20132013Men122.994
European ChampionshipsC2Germany, Augsburg13 May 20122012Men111.027
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamGermany, Augsburg13 May 20122012Men6
European ChampionshipsC2Spain, La Seu d'Urgell11 June 20112011Men108.613
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell11 June 20112011Men124.242Best result
European ChampionshipsC2Slovakia, Cunovo15 August 20102010Men101.211Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovakia, Cunovo14 August 20102010Men177.695
European ChampionshipsC2England, Nottingham30 May 20092009Men105.794
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamEngland, Nottingham30 May 20092009Men6
European ChampionshipsC2Poland, Kraków11 May 20082008Men207.002Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamPoland, Kraków9 May 20082008Men257.753
European ChampionshipsC2Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš17 June 20072007Men221.481Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 June 20072007Men286.266
European ChampionshipsC2Slovenia, Tacen26 June 20052005Men213.083
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovenia, Tacen25 June 20052005Men241.691Best result
European ChampionshipsC2FYR Macedonia, Skopje6 June 20042004Men212.373
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamFYR Macedonia, Skopje5 June 20042004Men251.522Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 TeamSlovakia, Bratislava13 July 20022002Men273.197
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC2Australia, Penrith20 February 20162016Men110.465Latest result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC2Australia, Penrith23 February 20142014Men104.602Best result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC2Australia, Penrith, NSW26 February 20122012Men11
Oceania Open ChampionshipsC2Australia, Penrith21 February 20102010Men109.031Best result
World CupC211 September 20162016Men5Latest result
World CupC216 August 20152015Men8
World CupC217 August 20142014Men1Best result
World CupC225 August 20132013Men6
World CupC22 September 20122012Men2
World CupC214 August 20112011Men4