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Barbara Jezeršek in 2012
|Born||31 October 1986|
Kranj, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Height||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Country|| Slovenia (2002-2016),|
|Sport||Cross country skiing|
Barbara Jezeršek (born 31 October 1986) is a Slovenian cross country skier, currently representing Australia, who has competed since 2003. At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, she finished 14th in the 4 x 5 km relay, 17th in the 7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit, and 40th in the 10 km events.
At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec, Jezeršek finished 44th in the 30 km, 49th in the 7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit, and 65th in the individual sprint events. Her best World Cup finish was ninth in a 4 x 5 km relay event in Norway in November 2009, while her best individual finish was 34th at a 10 km event in Canada in February 2010. She is openly lesbian. She received Australian citizenship in 2016.
- Olympic results
- "Pärsonova razkrila, da je lezbijka" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. 24 June 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2013.
- "Jezeršek receives citizenship and looks towards PyeongChang". Olympics.com.au. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
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- Barbara Jezersek at the International Ski Federation
- Barbara Jezersek at Sochi2014.com
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Barbara Jezeršek". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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