President congratulates ice hockey players on winning Olympic medals

President congratulates ice hockey players on winning Olympic medals

President Čaputová congratulates Slovak hockey players on winning historic bronze Olympic medals on Saturday 19 February 2022. 

"Thank you for not giving up or losing your determination throughout the Olympic tournament.  Your tenacity and endurance brought the joy of hockey to virtually every Slovak household. Your play reminded us that we can be successful if we pull together. Winning bronze medals at the winter Olympic games is a fantastic sports success for all Slovakia. We are proud of you."

The Presidential Palace was illuminated in Slovakia’s national colours in honour of the success of the Slovak hockey team. 

(photo: TASR)