Team Europe had been previously considered an outsider at the Hockey World Cup, defying even experts.
Although “Team Europe” lost to Canada in the first round of A Group at the World Cup of Hockey 2016, they will proceed to the semi-finals.
The squad composed also of Slovak players has already won two matches at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto.
Eleven medals, of which five are gold, is a fantastic result for such a small country like Slovakia, says the chair of the country's paralympic committee.
Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan can be called “The Lord of the Jerseys”, the Sme daily wrote.
At the Paralympics in Rio, Slovak Jozef Metelka won gold while Patrik Kuril won a bronze medal – both in the cycling time trial in C4 group.
The Paralympic shooter now has three medals.
The national team also won its first Paralympics medal in boccia.
Rifle shooter Veronika Vadovičová won the first Rio paralympic medal for Slovakia on the first day of the games. Two more golds and one silver medal were added by September 12.
The youth football team from Slovakia is very close to 2017 UEFA Euro-U21s in Poland.
The Slovak national representation was beaten the team from England again, losing the match 0:1.
The countries compete in their fifth match.
Slovakia has already won 48 medals at the Paralympics, expects eight more.
Slovak football players will play their first world cup qualification match on September 4.
Slovakia wins four medals, placing 37th overall.
Men’s K4 team wins the silver medal in the 1,000m race.
Race walker Matej Tóth won gold in Rio.
The 14th day of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro again did not provide any medal pleasure for Slovak athletes.
Slovak kayak sprinters Erik Vlček and Juraj Tarr unexpectedly made it to the finals in double kayak, K2, on August 17.
Apart from those Slovak athletes at the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro who garnered success, even medals in some cases, some of those who were expected to place well, or even vie for medals, failed.