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Ivica Kostelić

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 4
Bronze 0
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameIvica•Kostelić
Used nameIvica•Kostelić
Born23 November 1979 in Zagreb (CRO)
Measurements182 cm / 88 kg
AffiliationsSK Zagreb, Zagreb (CRO)
NOC(s) Croatia

Biography

Although best known as the older brother of skiing star Janica Kostelić, Ivica Kostelić became a world class skier himself. Primarily a slalom specialist, he has won eight World Cup races (as of 2009), the 2003 slalom world title and the overall Slalom World Cup in 2002. His slalom abilities also make him a top combined competitor, winning a silver medal in that discipline at the 2006 Olympics, and winning one (super) combined World Cup. In recent years, Kostelić has also appeared in non-slalom events, and has in fact placed in the top 10 at a World Cup in all five disciplines. In 2009, he finished fourth in the overall World Cup, his career best. Ivica Kostelić’s first World Cup win, back in 2001, was highly remarkable, in that he had starting number #64. Only two skiers have ever won a World Cup with a higher number.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
2002 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Giant Slalom, Men Olympic 9 Representing Croatia    
  Slalom, Men Olympic AC
2006 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Super G, Men Olympic 31 Representing Croatia    
  Slalom, Men Olympic 6
  Combined, Men Olympic 2 Silver
2010 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Downhill, Men Olympic 18 Representing Croatia    
  Super G, Men Olympic 16
  Giant Slalom, Men Olympic 7
  Slalom, Men Olympic 2 Silver
  Combined, Men Olympic 2 Silver
2014 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Super G, Men Olympic =24 Representing Croatia    
  Giant Slalom, Men Olympic 27
  Slalom, Men Olympic =9
  Combined, Men Olympic 2 Silver

Other participations

Games Role Details
2014 Winter Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony Representing Croatia    

Olympic family relations

Special Notes