Vasilij Žbogar

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Vasilij Žbogar
Vasilij Zbogar.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Slovenia
Born (1975-10-04) 4 October 1975 (age 44)
Koper, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Sailing career
Class(es)Laser, Finn

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

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