Boris Strel

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Boris Strel in 1981
Boris Strel
Medal record
Men's alpine skiing
World Championships
Bronze 1982 Schladming Giant Slalom

Boris Strel (20 October 1959 – 28 March 2013)[1] was a Slovenian alpine skier. He was born in Žiri, Slovenia (then part of Yugoslavia).[2] In December 1981, Strel won the only Slovenian giant slalom golden medal ever by participating at the 1982 Alpine Skiing World Cup in Cortina d'Ampezzo.[3] He ended his career after the 1984/85 season due to problems with his spine and was later active as a ski school and a ski repair shop owner. The newspaper Delo reported that Strel committed suicide on 28 March 2013.[1]

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
December 15, 1981 Italy Cortina Giant Slalom

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Umrl je Boris Strel" [Boris Strel Has Died]. Delo (in Slovene). 28 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Stanonik, Tončka (2002). "Kaj je v 16 knjigah Enciklopedije Slovenije žirovskega" [What is of Žiri in the 16 Books of the Encyclopedia of Slovenia]. Žirovski občasnik: zbornik za vsa vprašanja na Žirovskem (in Slovene) (DPD Svoboda Žiri, Literarna sekcija Krajevna skupnost Žiri) 23 (32): 212. 
  3. ^ "30 let od edine slovenske veleslalomske zmage" [30 Years From the Only Slovenian Giant Slalom Win] (in Slovene). MMC RTV Slovenia. 14 December 2011. 

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