Michal Martikan Facts
Slovakian Men's Canoeist
- Michal Martikan is a Slovakian Men's Canoeist.
- He was born in 1979 at Liptovsky Mikulas.
- Jozef Martikan [father] is his coach.
- He started paddling at age nine.
- Richard Fox is his hero.
- In 2004 he became the first slalom canoeist to win three Olympic medals.
- He was named Slovakian Sportsman of the Year in 1996 and 1997.
- He appeared in Beijing 2008, Athens 2004, Sydney 2000, Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
- With a score of 98.31, he won the Olympic Brone Medal in Men's Canoe Single (C1) event at the 2012 Summer Olympics held at London.