Boris Strel

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Boris Strel in 1981
Boris Strel
Medal record
Men's alpine skiing
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 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. Strel committed suicide on 28 March 2013.[1][4][5][6]

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
December 15, 1981 Italy Cortina Giant Slalom


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