Alpine skiing

Štuhec and Kranjec keep Slovenian skiing fans proud

Slovenian Alpine ski racers kept their contact to the world's best this season, owing to Ilka Štuhec in the women's World Cup and Žan Kranjec in the men's competitions. Štuhec finished as the runner-up in the overall downhill standings and Kranjec placed third in the final giant slalom standings.

Ferk Saioni 9th in women’s Alpine combined in Beijing

Beijing – Slovenia’s Maruša Ferk Saioni finished 9th in the women’s Alpine combined at the Winter Olympics in Beijing on Thursday, which saw a double victory of Swiss skiers. Michelle Gisin won the gold and Wendy Holdener the silver medal, with Italy’s Federica Brignone grabbing bronze.

Great Achievement for Bulgarian Alpine Skier in Beijing 2022

Albert Popov recorded a great performance in the slalom at the Beijing Olympics. The best Bulgarian alpine skier finished 9th in the final standings of the Ice River track in Yanqing.

He finished with a total time of both rounds 1:45.15 minutes, which ranked him among the best in the discipline.

Hrovat 7th in women’s giant slalom in Beijing

Beijing – Slovenia’s Meta Hrovat placed 7th in the women’s giant slalom at the Winter Olympics in Beijing on Monday, finishing 1.35 seconds behind the gold medal winner, Sara Hector of Sweden.

Hector, who was in the lead also after the first run, was followed by Italy’s Federica Brignone for silver and Lara Gut-Behrami of Switzerland for bronze.