Boštjan Žitnik

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Boštjan Žitnik
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Yugoslavia
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Savage River C1 team
Representing  Slovenia
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Mezzana C1 team

Boštjan Žitnik (born March 31, 1971 in Ljubljana) is a Yugoslav-born, Slovenian slalom canoeist who competed from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. He won two medals in the C1 team event with a gold in 1993 and a bronze in 1989.

Žitnik also finished tenth in the C1 event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

His father Franc represented Yugoslavia at the 1972 Summer Olympics where he finished 19th in the C2 event.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
1989 20 Aug 1989 Tacen 2nd C1