Ivan Bátory

Ivan Bátory (born 3 May 1975) is a Slovak cross-country skier who has competed at the international senior level of cross-country skiing since 1993. He was born in Liptovský Mikuláš and lives in Uhorská Ves. As a cross-country skier, he competed for Štrbské Pleso SC.[1]

Ivan Bátory
Medal record
Cross-country skiing
Representing  Slovakia
Winter Universiade
Gold medal – first place 1997 Muju-Chonju 15 km classical
Gold medal – first place 1997 Muju-Chonju 30 km freestyle
Gold medal – first place 1997 Muju-Chonju 10 km combined
Gold medal – first place 1997 Muju-Chonju 4 x 10 km relay
Gold medal – first place 1999 Poprad-Tatry 4 x 10 km relay

Bátory competed in all eight World Ski Championships from 1995 to 2009 (best finish: sixth in 15 km at Val di Fiemme in 2003), all five Winter Olympics from 1994 to 2010 (best result: eighth in team sprint at Turin in 2006), and all three Tour de Ski events from 2006-07 to 2008-09.

Bátory's best World Cup results are three third places from Kiruna (1999, 10 km classical), Davos (2001, 15 km classical), and Beitostølen (2005, 15 km classical). His best World Championships result is sixth place in the 15 km classical event in Val di Fiemme in 2003, and his best Olympic result is eighth place in the team sprint in Turin in 2006.

World Cup resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 3 podiums – (3 WC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 1999–00 27 November 1999   Kiruna, Sweden 10 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
2 2001–02 15 December 2001   Davos, Switzerland 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
3 2005–06 19 November 2005   Beitostølen, Norway 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Top Slovak medal hopes for Salt Lake". Spectator. 11 February 2002. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Athlete : BATORY Ivan". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 14 March 2021.