Vasilij Žbogar

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Vasilij Žbogar
Vasilij Zbogar.jpg
Personal information
Nationality  Slovenia
Born (1975-10-04) 4 October 1975 (age 41)
Koper, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Sailing career
Class(es) Laser, Finn

Vasilij Žbogar (born October 4, 1975 in Koper), is a Slovenian sailor.

Žbogar competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics, where he won a bronze medal [1] and in the 2008 Summer Olympic, where he won a silver medal, both of them in laser class. In 2010, he competed in Barcolana regatta as a member of the record-setting yacht Esimit Europa 2 that won the race. In 2016, he competed in 2016 Summer Olympics and won a silver medal in Finn class.

Žbogar was named Slovenian Sportsman of the year in 2004.


Olympic Games
Preceded by
Peter Kauzer
Flagbearer for  Slovenia
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Succeeded by