Katja KOREN

Slovenia SLO

Alpine Skiing

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Lillehammer 1994
  • Year of Birth
    1975
Olympic Results

Biography

Katja KOREN

After two fairly undistinguished performances at the World Junior Championships, which yielded only a single top ten finish, Katja Koren had a spectacular début season at senior level. Skiing with bib number 64 in only her second World Cup race she took advantage of improving piste conditions at a time when the then current leader was already doing her post race victory interviews to a score a stunning victory in the super-giant slalom at Flachau in Austria. She continued this form into the Lillehammer Olympics, although not at super-G, but instead took bronze at the slalom despite never having posted a top 10 finish at the discipline in her brief career. Koren recorded five World Cup podium finishes but never won another race in a career that was ended at age of just 23 by a spinal injury.

Since her retirement she has become active in politics with the right-wing Slovenian Democratic Party and has stood for parliament.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Lillehammer 1994

#6
Combined
Combined Alpine Skiing
#10
Downhill
Downhill Alpine Skiing
#DNF
Giant Slalom
Giant Slalom Alpine Skiing
B
Slalom
Slalom Alpine Skiing
#7
Super G
Super G Alpine Skiing

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