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Robert KranjecDescription : Robert Kranjec (born 16 July 1981) is a Slovenian ski jumper.He won a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in the Team Large Hill event. He belongs to the world's best active ski flying athletes. On 25 February 2012, he won the FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2012 and thus became the Slovenia's third World Champion in ski jumping and the first in ski flying. He also set a new national record.Kranjec was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His first victory in a World Cup com... Page:r

Robert Kranjec
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup 2014 - Engelberg - 20141221 - Robert Kranjec 1.jpg
Country Slovenia
Born(1981-07-16) 16 July 1981 (age 35)
Ljubljana, SR Slovenia,
Yugoslavia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Ski clubSK Triglav Kranj
Personal best244 m (801 ft)
Vikersund, 25 Feb 2012
World Cup career
Seasons1998–present
Individual wins7
Team wins8
Indiv. podiums27
Team podiums15
Yellow bibs1
Indiv. starts319
Team starts50
Ski Flying titles2 (2010, 2012)
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place2002 Salt Lake CityTeam LH
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
Bronze medal – third place2011 OsloTeam LH
Men's ski flying
FIS Ski Flying World Championships
Gold medal – first place2012 VikersundIndividual
Bronze medal – third place2012 VikersundTeam
Updated on 20 March 2016.

Robert Kranjec (born 16 July 1981) is a Slovenian ski jumper.

Career

He won a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in the Team Large Hill event. He belongs to the world's best active ski flying athletes. On 25 February 2012, he won the FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2012 and thus became the Slovenia's third World Champion in ski jumping and the first in ski flying. He also set a new national record.

Kranjec was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His first victory in a World Cup competition was at Kuusamo, Finland in 2005. The following years he could not reach any top results except for ski flying competitions. In 2010 he celebrated his second World Cup victory at Tauplitz, Austria. After two more successful ski flying competitions at Tauplitz and Oberstdorf, in which he achieved the second place each time, he won the ski flying World Cup 2009/10.

Kranjec's most successful season was 2011/12. Apart from becoming the World champion in ski flying and winning the bronze medal in team competition at the FIS Ski Flying World Championships 2012 he won two competitions in World Cup. Together with two additional podiums, Kranjec won the second ski flying World Cup in his career.

World Cup

Standings

SeasonOverallSFJP4HNT
1997/98
1999/00
2000/01N/A
2001/0216N/AN/A297
2002/0317N/AN/A2515
2003/0446N/AN/A4736
2004/0545N/AN/A5832
2005/0616N/AN/A28
2006/0727N/AN/A3735
2007/0825N/AN/A2830
2008/09237N/A3112
2009/101001 !1st, gold medalist(s)N/A1412
2010/11188N/A21N/A
2011/12901 !1st, gold medalist(s)N/A14N/A
2012/13602 !2nd, silver medalist(s)N/A21N/A
2013/14119N/A28N/A
2014/152621N/A29N/A
2015/161302 !2nd, silver medalist(s)N/A42N/A

Wins

No.SeasonDateLocationHillSize
12005/0626 November 2005Finland KuusamoRukatunturi HS142 (night)LH
22009/109 January 2010Austria Tauplitz/Bad MitterndorfKulm HS200FH
32011/1215 January 2012Austria Tauplitz/Bad MitterndorfKulm HS200FH
416 March 2012Slovenia PlanicaLetalnica bratov Gorišek HS215FH
52012/1327 January 2013Norway VikersundVikersundbakken HS225FH
62015/1612 February 2016Norway VikersundVikersundbakken HS225 (night)FH
718 March 2016Slovenia PlanicaLetalnica bratov Gorišek HS225FH
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