List of famous athletes from Slovenia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Slovenia has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Slovenian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Slovenia and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Slovenia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
List ranges from Gregor Cankar to Jure Travner, plus much more.
This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Slovenian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Slovenia?"You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Slovenia in order to get more information about each one.
- 1Merlene Joyce Ottey OD (born 10 May 1960) is a Jamaican former track and field sprinter. She... more
- 2Tina Maze (Slovene: [ˈtiːna ˈmaːzɛ]; born 2 May 1983) is a retired Slovenian World Cup alpine... more
- 3Petra Majdič (born 22 December 1979 in Ljubljana) is a Slovenian former cross-country skier.... more
- 4Mima Jaušovec (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈmìːma jaˈùːʃɔʋɛts] (listen); born 20 July 1956) is a... more
- 5Teja Gregorin (born 29 June 1980 in Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia) is a retired Slovenian... more
- 6Andreja Mali is a biathlete.
- 7Vesna Fabjan (born 13 March 1985) is a Slovenian cross country skier who has competed since... more
- 8Ana Drev (born 6 August 1985) is a Slovenian World Cup alpine ski racer. She specializes in... more
- 9Saša Farič is a Slovenian freestyle skier, specializing in ski cross and a former alpine... more
- 10Sara Isaković (born 9 June 1988) is a retired Slovenian swimmer. In 2008 Beijing Olympics, at... more
- 11Maruša Ferk (born 27 September 1988 in Blejska Dobrava, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a... more
- 12Tadeja Brankovič-Likozar (born 20 December 1979 in Kranj, SFR Yugoslavia) is a retired... more
- 13Teodora Poštič (born 25 September 1984) is a Slovenian figure skater. She is a four-time... more
- 14Robert Kranjec (born 16 July 1981) is a Slovenian former ski jumper.
- 15Primož Peterka (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈpriːmɔʃ ˈpeːtərka] (listen); born 28 February 1979)... more
- 16Barbara Jezeršek is a cross-country skier.
- 17Siarhei Rutenka, also Sergej Rutenka (Belarusian: Сяргей Рутэнка; born 29 September 1981) is a... more
- 18Maja Benedičič is a cross-country skier.
- 19Nina Bednarik is a freestyle skier.
- 20Katja Višnar (born 21 March 1984) is a Slovenian cross-country skier who has competed since... more
- 21Radoslav "Rašo" Nesterović (Serbian Cyrillic: Радослав "Рашо" Нестеровић, Slovene: Radoslav... more
- 22Emir Preldžić (born 6 September 1987) is a Turkish professional basketball player for... more
- 23Dijana Ravnikar, is a Slovenian biathlete and Cross-country skier of Croatian origin.
- 24Katarina Srebotnik (born March 12, 1981) is a Slovenian professional tennis player. She... more
- 25Anja Eržen is a cross-country skier.