Urska Zolnir Judoka

Urska Zolnir

Urska Zolnir

  • Country:Slovenia
  • Born:9 October 1981 (38 years)
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Urska Zolnir is Slovenia’s first Olympic Champion in 2012 and won in 2004 Olympic bronze on a wildcard. In 2005 and 2011 she won a world bronze medal and the European title in 2009. After London she was already successful coach of a new generation and won European Games bronze with her team. Urska Zolnir (SLO) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for seniors U63kg in 2009 and 2013.
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European Cup Celje hosted many former champions

23 Jun 2018 01:50

At the European Cup in Celje 25 nations will get together with more than 300 athletes to fight for 56 medals. It’s the eleventh edition of this European Cup in Slovenia, however with the second lowest amount of athletes in 11 years, only in 2015 there were less participants. Attraction on Saturday is Daria Bilodid picking up some rythme. Read more

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Slovenian judo booming after success in London and Rio

16 Aug 2016 09:40

Looking back at the medal table the two medals of Slovenia shine like a diamond. Tina Trstenjak won the only gold medal for her country so far and with the bronze of Ana Velensek judo dominates the three medals in total for Slovenia. Judo clearly delivered again for Slovenia, the tiny young country with just about 2 million people won its second consecutive judo gold. In 2012 Urska Zolnir achieved the golden mission, now the team of Marjan Fabjan won two medals while also Urska Zolnir impressed as men’s coach with the fifth and surprising place for Adrian Gomboc. Read more

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Analysis: the London Olympic medallists in November 2011

5 Nov 2015 16:20

Less than 300 days for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro the IJF World becomes more and more interesting. Not for the top athletes, they just care for good judo and the right peak. Still it’s interesting where the top 8 Olympic athletes were positioned in November 2011. JudoInside filtered the top 8 athletes for you comparable to this Olympic period. Read more

Result City Date
3Montpellier2014
1London2012
1Celje2012
5Chelyabinsk2012
3Sofia2012

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