Miro Oman

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Miro Oman
Miro Oman 1958.jpg
Full nameMiro Oman
Born(1936-01-11)11 January 1936
Tržič, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died15 July 2012(2012-07-15) (aged 76)
Personal best135 m (443 ft)
Planica, 6 Mar 1969
Updated on 30 Mar 2015.
Third from the left

Miro Oman (11 January 1936 – 15 July 2012) was a Yugoslavian ski jumper.

Career[edit]

Oman competed in the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s. He participated at the 1962 Ski Jumping World Championships and 1964 Winter Olympics, albeit without notable results at either event.[1][2] Between 1959 and 1966 he also competed at the Four Hills Tournament, where his best result was fifteenth place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1963. On 6 March 1969 he given the honour of being the very first to jump from the new ski flying hill in Planica, Velikanka bratov Gorišek, setting a distance of 135 metres (443 ft).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nordic World Championships: Zakopane, POL, 1962/02/21, Special Jumping 60m Hill, Krokiew Schanze". skijump-db.net [web.archive.org]. Archived from the original on May 10, 2003. Retrieved 2 February 2012.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "Nordic World Championships: Zakopane, POL, 1962/02/25, Special Jumping 90m Hill, Krokiew Schanze". skijump-db.net [web.archive.org]. Archived from the original on December 17, 2004. Retrieved 2 February 2012.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)

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