Zdenko Švigelj

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameZdenko G.•Švigelj
Used nameZdenko•Švigelj
Other namesGeorge Švigelj
Born23 October 1902 in Ljubljana, Ljubljana (SLO)
Died15 August 1990 in Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario (CAN)
AffiliationsSK Ljubljana, Ljubljana (SLO)
NOC Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenia


Zdenek Švigelj was a Slovenian cross-country skier who represented Yugoslavia. Švigelj competed in the 18 kilometres at the 1924 Chamonix Olympics. He finished in 32nd place. Švigelj also competed in the 50 kilometres but he did not finish the race. Švigelj later lived in Canada.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1924 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) YUG SLO Zdenko Švigelj
18 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 32
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) DNF