|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||6 August 1975 in Maribor (SLO)|
|Measurements||170 cm / 64 kg|
|Affiliations||SK Branik Maribor, Maribor (SLO)|
After two fairly undistinguished performances at the World Junior Championships, which yielded only a single top ten finish, Katja Koren had a spectacular début season at senior level. Skiing with bib number 64 in only her second World Cup race she took advantage of improving piste conditions at a time when the then current leader was already doing her post race victory interviews to a score a stunning victory in the super-giant slalom at Flachau in Austria. She continued this form into the Lillehammer Olympics, although not at super-G, but instead took bronze at the slalom despite never having posted a top 10 finish at the discipline in her brief career. Koren recorded five World Cup podium finishes but never won another race in a career that was ended at age of just 23 by a spinal injury.
Since her retirement she has become active in politics with the right-wing Slovenian Democratic Party and has stood for parliament.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1994 Winter Olympics||Alpine Skiing (Skiing)||SLO||Katja Koren|
|Downhill, Women (Olympic)||10|
|Super G, Women (Olympic)||7|
|Giant Slalom, Women (Olympic)||AC|
|Slalom, Women (Olympic)||3||Bronze|
|Combined, Women (Olympic)||6|