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Slovenian aces for Pjongčang

05. 12. 2017

There is only two months left until the opening of the Winter Olympics in Pyongyang (February 9-25). Slovenian athletes have already stepped into the new season and some of them are already achieving results beyond expectations. Most of them are promising a lot for the Winter Olympics. So who are the Slovenian aces for Pyeongchang?

  • Jakov Fak, former Croatian and current Slovenian biathlete, with very impressive past results with both teams.
  • Filip Flisar, a Slovenian freestyle skier competing in ski cross discipline.
  • Štefan Hadalin, Žan Kranjec, Ana Bucik and Ana Drev,  Slovenian and World Cup alpine ski racers.
  • Jernej Damjan , ski jumper and the first and only Slovenian winner in the Olympic season.
  • Petar Prevc , one of the most successful contemporary ski jumpers from Slovenia
  • Boštjan Kline, a Slovenian World Cup alpine ski racer, specializing in the speed events of downhill and super-G. 
  • Urša Bogataj, currently the best Slovenian jumper in the World Cup.
  • Žan Košir , Slovenian snowboarder who won a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics
  • Ema Klinec,  Slovenian ski jumper, the hidden trump of the national team.

News source: siol.net
Photo credit: Getty Images

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