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    Boris V.
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    @dedushka

    Janica Kostelić born January 5, 1982, in Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia) is a retired Croatian champion alpine ski racer. She is the only woman to win four gold medals in alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics (in 2002 and 2006), and the only woman to win three alpine skiing gold medals in one Olympics (2002).

    Kosteli? was the World Cup overall champion in 2001, 2003, and 2006. On January 15, 2006, Kosteli? became only the third woman in World Cup history (after Swede Pernilla Wiberg and Austrian Petra Kronberger) to win World Cup races in all of the sport’s five disciplines. On February 5, 2006 Janica became the second female skier (after Petra Kronberger) to win all five disciplines in one season. She also holds the record for the highest number of points in one season. She is 5’9″ (1.75 m) tall and weighs 145 lb. (66 kg).

    #348179

    Anonymous

    Mariusz Zbigniew Pudzianowski 

    #348183

    Anonymous

    Novak_Djokovic

    Country Serbia and Montenegro (2003-2006) Serbia (2006-present)

    Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
    Weight 80.0 kg (176 lb; 12.60 st)
    Turned pro 2003
    Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
    Career prize money $20,262,956

    He has won one Grand Slam singles title, the 2008 Australian Open, becoming the first player representing Serbia to win a Grand Slam singles title and the youngest player in the open era to have reached the semifinals of all four Grand Slam events.[2] He was also the runner-up at the 2007 and 2010 US Open tournaments, and a bronze medalist representing Serbia at the 2008 Olympic Games. In addition, Djokovic won the Tennis Masters Cup in 2008 and has won six Masters Series tournaments. In 2010, he led Serbia to win the Davis Cup. Djokovic has finished the ATP Tour as World No. 3 for four consecutive years in a row between 2007 and 2010. Djokovic’s highest ranking to date is World No. 2, achieved in February 2010.

    #348188

    Anonymous

    Slovakia men’s national ice hockey team

    In 2010, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the world governing body of hockey, ranks them as the seventh strongest national team in the world. In the last sixteen years, Slovakia has won three medals (silver, gold and bronze) at the World Championships, including a gold medal in 2002 in Sweden. In winter Olympic games, Slovakia’s highest achievement is 4th place in Vancouver 2010. In the tournament they won against favourites Russia and Sweden, and lost against Canada in the semifinals and against Finland in the bronze medal game.

    Slovak tennis players

    Her best result was reaching the semifinals of the 2009 French Open, while she has also reached the quarterfinals at the 2010 US Open and the 2011 Wimbledon Championships. Cibulková has also won one title on the WTA tour, winning the tournament in Moscow in 2011.

    Daniela Hantuchová

    Best results : in 2002 she won her first Tier I tournament and ended the year in the top 10, she won her first WTA tournament in 2000, a doubles title which she won in Bratislava. In 2001, she played her first Grand Slam tournament at the Australian Open. She won the mixed doubles tournament, playing with Czech player Leos Friedl. Hantuchová won her second WTA doubles competition by winning with Russian player Elena Bovina in Luxembourg. She finished the year in the top 100, and was given an award by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) for being the best new player in 2001.

    Slovak swimmers

    Martina Moravcová

    She’s a medley, butterfly and freestyle swimmer. In 1999 she was named the NCAA’s Women’s Swimmer of the Year and in 2001, she was the top women’s winner on FINA’s World Cup series. She is one of the most decorated female swimmers of all time. Her incredible collection of 67 medals including 2-Olympic, 22-World and 43-European, along with 3-World, 16-European and 207-Slovakian records prove Martina is a force in any meet. She is destined to go down in FINA World Cup history for winning an amazing 105-gold medals and becoming the overall winner of the World Cup Series three times.

    Her first greater success was in 2002 when she became the world champion in Junior Championships. Her best result in the World Cup final standing was in the 2007–2008 season with 3rd place in slalom and 15th place overall.

    #348194

    Anonymous

    First competition 1994 , in our (i ll round it up) 20 years of independence , 9 MEDALS, 12 times in semi-finals.

    For me best we can offer in sport to the world , although I like football more , our team is getting worse since our bronze medal in France 98 so I didnt mention it.

    IGRAMO KO KURAC! Balić: “Pič*a vam materina, igramo k’o kur*c”

    http://www.ezadar.hr/repository/image_raw/63012/xxl/

    #348195

    Anonymous

    Slovak road racing cyclists

    Peter Velits

    His career highlights include winning the 2007 UCI Road World Championships – Men’s Under-23 Road Race and the 2012 Tour of Oman.

    Martin Velits

    Twin brother of Peter Velits. Major wins : Vuelta a España, 1 Stage TTT, National Time Trial Champion (2010).

    #348197

    Anonymous

    From Poland, some of Olympic legends:

    Rafał Korzeniowski (winner of  for racewalking)

    Irena Szewińska (winner of <strong>7 Olympic medals</strong> for athletics)

    Justyna Kowalczyk (winner of 4 Olympic medals and best female cross-country skier worldwide)

    Adam Małysz (one of best ski jumpers in history with 4 Olympic medals to his name)

    Otylia Jędrzejczak (one of Poland’s greatest female swimmers with 3 Olympic medals)

    Andrzej Wroński (Polish wrestling powerhouse with 2 Olympic golds to his name)

    Other random sportsmen and women from Poland

    Robert Kubica (most famous and successful Slavic formula one driver)

    Agnieszka Radwańska (Poland’s best female tennis player)

    Mariusz Pudzianowski (I think it is safe to say strongest man on earth)

    Sławomir Toczek (2nd strongest man on earth after Mariusz ;D)

    Grzegorz Lato (highest scoring footballer in 1974 WC with 7 goals)

    Zbigniew Boniek (Slavic world’s first one million pound club transfer – in Pele 100 list)

    Agnieszka Rylik (world champion in women’s boxing)

    #348203

    Anonymous

    Mariusz Pudzianowski looks like the kind of guy I would not want to make angry lol.

    #348204

    Anonymous

    Imagine that other guy!

    #348206

    Anonymous

    Macedonian Basketball Team

    #348207

    Anonymous

    Stefka Kostadinova, World record for High jump – 2.09 m.

    #348208

    Anonymous

    Ivet Lalova, fastest white woman

    #348209

    Anonymous

    Renata Mauer-Różańska, Polish gold medalist in sports shooting.

    #348210

    Anonymous

    I can’t believe no one has yet mentioned these Russians:

    VLADISLAV TRETIAK

    THE BEST HOCKEY TEAM IN HISTORY

    R.I.P VALERI KHARLAMOV

    #348212

    Anonymous

    One of the best forward hockey player and best goal-keeper ever are Czechs: Jaromír Jágr and Dominik Hašek

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