Jure Franko

1962 - Today

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Jure Franko () (born 28 March 1962 in Nova Gorica) is a Slovenian-Yugoslav former alpine skier, best known for winning a giant slalom silver medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo. Jure Franko was born and raised in Nova Gorica, a city in Slovenia at the border with Italy. Franko competed in giant slalom and super giant slalom events, and reached the peak of his skiing career in the 1983–84 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jure Franko has received more than 55,247 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Jure Franko is the 67th most popular skier (up from 120th in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Slovenia (up from 93rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Slovene Skier.

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Over the past year Jure Franko has had the most page views in the with 8,917 views, followed by English (7,242), and Bosnian (4,434). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Croatian (179.55%), Bosnian (149.10%), and Serbian (149.09%)


Among skiers, Jure Franko ranks 67 out of 817Before him are Maurilio De Zolt, Lindsey Vonn, Sigmund Ruud, Helmut Recknagel, Egon Zimmermann, and Josef Bradl. After him are Simon Ammann, Jens Weißflog, Christl Haas, Aulis Kallakorpi, Trude Beiser, and Raisa Smetanina.

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Among people born in 1962, Jure Franko ranks 238Before him are Lio, John Slattery, Edivaldo Martins Fonseca, Lana Clarkson, Stefano Gabbana, and Anatoliy Serdyukov. After him are Stephen Sommers, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, Philippe Claudel, Tom Kane, Bruno Bellone, and Teri Weigel.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Jure Franko ranks 89 out of 340Before him are György Almásy (1867), Matjaž Kek (1961), Primož Roglič (1989), Tina Maze (1983), Vasja Pirc (1907), and Andrej Bajuk (1943). After him are Fran Levstik (1831), Mima Jaušovec (1956), Alenka Bratušek (1970), Primož Ulaga (1962), Eva Sršen (1951), and Lojze Grozde (1923).

Among SKIERS In Slovenia

Among skiers born in Slovenia, Jure Franko ranks 3Before him are Bojan Križaj (1957), and Tina Maze (1983). After him are Primož Ulaga (1962), Rok Petrovič (1966), Miran Tepeš (1961), Mateja Svet (1968), Peter Prevc (1992), Primož Peterka (1979), Petra Majdič (1979), Matjaž Debelak (1965), and Jure Košir (1972).