Jurij Tepeš

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Jurij Tepeš
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup 2014 - Engelberg - 20141220 - Jurij Tepes 2.jpg
Personal information
Full name Jurij Tepeš
Born (1989-02-14) 14 February 1989 (age 26)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Professional information
Club SD Dolomiti
Skis Fischer
Personal best 237 m (778 ft)
Vikersund, 27 Jan 2013
World Cup
Seasons 2006, 2008 – present
Wins 1 (+7 team)
Additional podiums 3 (+4 team)
Total podiums 4 (+11 team)
Updated on 31 January 2015.

Jurij Tepeš (born 14 February 1989 in Ljubljana) is a Slovenian ski jumper.

His father Miran Tepeš was also a ski jumper, now he is a technical delegate at Men's FIS Ski Jumping World Cup. His sister Anja Tepeš is also a ski jumper competing in Ladies' World Cup.

Career[edit]

Tepeš won a bronze medal at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 in Oslo in the Team Large Hill event. In season 2010–11 he got his first podium in World Cup Team event with Slovenia. For the first time in his career he won individual in a Grand Prix competition in Almaty, Kazakhstan.[1]

In season 2011–12 he won for the first time for the first Slovenia World Cup Team event. In 2012 FIS Ski-Flying World Championships in Vikersund he won bronze medal at Team event. On this competition Tepeš jumped the Slovenian national record with 235.5 meters. He was the record holder for only a short period of time. He won individual in a Grand Prix competition in Almaty, Kazakhstan for the second time in his career.[2]

The 2012–13 is the far most successful World Cup season in his career yet. In Vikersund he set his personal best jump with 237 meters.[3] First time in his career went on an individual podium with 3rd place in Harrachov ski flying event where he fell at hill record, official 220 meters[4] long, as measuring system was set no further than this distance (unofficially they handmeasured him 225 meters). He won three Team events with Slovenia. At last he won his first career individual world cup event in Planica.[5]

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF 4H NT
2005–06 57 55
2007–08 56 69 60
2009–10 71 30
2010–11 34 20 26
2011–12 24 19 36
2012–13 13 4 45
2013–14 18 5 33
2014–15 31 3rd

Podiums[edit]

No. Result Season Date Place Hill Size
1 3rd 2012–13 3 Feb 2013 Czech Republic Harrachov Čerťák HS 205 FH
2 1st 24 Mar 2013 Slovenia Planica Letalnica bratov Gorišek HS 215 FH
3 3rd 2013–14 24 Nov 2013 Germany Klingenthal Vogtland Arena HS 140 LH
4 3rd 2014–15 10 Jan 2015 Austria Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf Kulm HS 225 FH

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