Janez Mlinar

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJanez•Mlinar
Used nameJanez•Mlinar
Other namesЈанез Млинар
Born14 August 1941 in Rateče (SLO)
Measurements176 cm / 68 kg
NOC Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenia


Janez Mlinar was a cross-country skier who competed at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics. During his career he won Yugoslav titles in the 15 km, cross-country relay, and Nordic combined. After his competitive career ended, he continued to ski and took part in cross-country ski marathons, winning the Worldloppet Masters title three times. In his native Slovenia he later worked in organizing ski competitions.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1968 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) YUG SLO Janez Mlinar
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 43
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 47
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) DNF