Žan Košir (born 11 April 1984) is a Slovenian snowboarder.[1]

Žan Košir
Žan Košir 2015.jpg
Personal information
Born (1984-04-11) 11 April 1984 (age 35)
Kranj, SFR Yugoslavia
Sport
ClubKD Zakon

Košir represented Slovenia at the 2010 Winter Olympics where he finished 6th in parallel giant slalom. At the 2014 Winter Olympics, Košir won a bronze medal in the same discipline, beating Patrick Bussler of Germany in the bronze medal race.[2][3]

World Cup resultsEdit

Season titlesEdit

  • 3 titles – (1 parallel overall, 1 parallel giant slalom, 1 parallel slalom)
 Season  Discipline
2015 Parallel Overall
Parallel Giant Slalom
Parallel Slalom

Race podiumsEdit

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2008–2009 21 Dec 2008   Arosa, Switzerland Parallel Slalom 3rd
7 Jan 2013   Kreischberg, Austria Parallel Slalom 3rd
2012–2013 11 Jan 2013   Bad Gastein, Austria Parallel Slalom 3rd
12 Jan 2013 Parallel Slalom 1st
8 Feb 2013   Rogla, Slovenia Parallel GS 2nd
2013–2014 13 Dec 2013   Carezza, Italy Parallel GS 2nd
12 Jan 2014   Bad Gastein, Austria Parallel Slalom 2nd
18 Jan 2014   Rogla, Slovenia Parallel GS 2nd
2014–2015 16 Dec 2014   Carezza, Italy Parallel GS 2nd
18 Dec 2014   Montafon, Austria Parallel Slalom 2nd
9 Jan 2015   Bad Gastein, Austria Parallel Slalom 1st
31 Jan 2015   Rogla, Slovenia Parallel GS 3rd
7 Feb 2015   Sudelfeld, Germany Parallel GS 3rd
28 Feb 2015   Asahikawa, Japan Parallel GS 1st
1 Mar 2015 Parallel Slalom 1st

Olympic resultsEdit

  Year    Age  Parallel
 Slalom 
Parallel
 Giant Slalom 
  2010 Vancouver 25 not held 6
  2014 Sochi 29 2 3
  2018 Pyeongchang 33 not held 3

World Championships resultsEdit

  Year    Age  Parallel
 Slalom 
Parallel
 Giant Slalom 
  2005 Whistler 20 - DNF
  2009 Gangwon 24 13 9
  2011 La Molina 26 10 6
  2013 Stoneham 28 31 4
  2015 Kreischberg 30 5 2

ReferencesEdit

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