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OLYMPICS: Profile of Olympic Silver Medallist Žan Košir

Sochi, 22 February - Below is a profile of Žan Košir, the silver medal winner in the men's snowboard parallel slalom race at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games:


- date of birth: 11 April 1984
- lives in: Tržič
- height: 185 cm
- weight: 76 kg
- profession: student
- hobbies: cycling, tennis, football, travelling
- club: KD Zakon
- former coaches: Tomaž Bernik, Peter Kotnik, Gilles Jaquet
- Olympic disciplines: parallel slalom, parallel giant slalom

- Career highlights:

- Olympics:
2nd, Sochi 2014, parallel slalom
3rd, Sochi 2014, parallel giant slalom
6th, Vancouver 2010, parallel giant slalom

- World Championships:
4th, Stoneham 2013, parallel giant slalom
6th, La Molina 2011, parallel giant slalom
9th, Gangwon 2009, parallel giant slalom
10th, La Molina 2011, parallel slalom

- World Cup:
1st, Bad Gastein 2013 parallel slalom
2nd, Bad Gastein 2014, parallel slalom
2nd, Carezza 2013, parallel giant slalom
2nd, Rogla 2013, parallel giant slalom
3rd, Bad Gastein 2013, parallel slalom
3rd, Kreischberg 2009, parallel slalom
3rd, Arosa 2009, parallel slalom

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