Franci Petek

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Franci Petek
Franci Petek.jpg
CountrySocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia (1989-91)
Slovenia Slovenia (1991-95)
Born (1971-06-15) 15 June 1971 (age 47)
Jesenice, SR Slovenia,
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Personal best178 m (584 ft)
World Cup career
Individual wins1
Indiv. podiums5
Indiv. starts90*
Team starts2
Updated on 10 February 2016.

Franci Petek (born 15 June 1971) is a Yugoslavian/Slovenian former ski jumper.


At the 1991 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme, Petek won a gold medal for Yugoslavia in the individual large hill. Petek's best finish at the Winter Olympics was 6th in the team large hill competition and 8th in the individual large hill at Albertville in 1992. He also finished 22nd in the 1990 Ski-flying World Championships and his only other victory was in an individual large hill competition at Engelberg, Switzerland in 1990.

Since 2000 he is married to Polona Kamenšek and they have three children. Professionally he works as geographer and together with Petra Majdič he is the co-ambassador of Planica.

World Cup[edit]


Season Overall 4H SF
1989/90 21 21 N/A
1990/91 11 17 11
1991/92 13 4
1992/93 21 13
1993/94 46 46
1994/95 20 15


No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 1989/90 11 February 1990   Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze K120 LH


Olympic Games
Preceded by
Flagbearer for Slovenia
Albertville 1992
Succeeded by
Jure Košir