Mojca Kopač

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Mojca Kopač
Mojca Kopač EC2004.jpg
Kopač in 2004.
Personal information
Full name Mojca Kopač
Country represented  Slovenia
Born (1975-05-02) 2 May 1975 (age 39)
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Former coach Marina Pirkmajer
Silvio Svaiger
Boris Uspenki
Former choreographer Uschi Keszler
Skating club Drsalno-Kotalkarski Klub Stanko Bloudek
Began skating 1980
Retired 2004

Mojca Kopač (born 2 May 1975 in Ljubljana) is a Slovenian figure skater. She is a nine-time Slovenian national champion and represented her country three times at the Winter Olympics: the 1992 Olympics, where she placed 25th, the 1998 Olympics, where she placed 23rd, and the 2002 Olympics, where she placed 22nd. She qualified for the 2002 Olympics at the 2001 Golden Spin of Zagreb, the final Olympic qualifying competition.[1]

She retired from competition after the 2004 World Figure Skating Championships and began coaching in Aston, Pennsylvania.[2] She married Louis Tiernan in 2007.[2]

Competitive highlights[edit]

Event 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04
Olympics 25th 23rd 22nd
Worlds FNR FNR FNR 18th 20th 24th 31st 20th 27th
Europeans 23th[clarification needed] 18th 20th 20th 15th 19th 13th WD 14th 14th 23rd 17th
GP Lalique 7th
GP Nations Cup 7th
Nebelhorn 10th
Ondrej Nepela 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 5th
Karl Schäfer 7th 11th 11th 15th 8th
Golden Spin 2nd 1st 4th 5th 8th 9th
Skate Israel 5th 7th
Slovenian 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st
GP = Became part of Champions Series in 1995–1996, renamed Grand Prix in 1998–1999
WD = Withdrew; FNR = Did not advance to free skating segment


Season Short program Free skating
  • Blues for Klook
    by Eddy Louiss
  • Nomad
    (Australian music)
  • Quidam


  1. ^ a b Mittan, Barry (February 7, 2002). "Kopac Skates to a Different Beat". Golden Skate. Archived from the original on December 5, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b Elfman, Lois (August 27, 2009). "Kopac finds personal and professional satisfaction". Retrieved October 8, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Mojca KOPAC: 2001/2002". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on February 20, 2002. 
  4. ^ a b "Mojca KOPAC: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on April 6, 2003. 
  5. ^ a b "Mojca KOPAC: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on August 4, 2004. 

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