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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 52,448 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jure Franko is the 120th most popular skier (down from 96th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 91st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Slovene Skier.

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Among SKIERS

Among skiers, Jure Franko ranks 120 out of 541Before him are Pavel Kolchin, Georg Thoma, Hedy Schlunegger, Michela Figini, Lasse Kjus, and Wojciech Fortuna. After him are Léo Lacroix, Toni Nieminen, Paavo Lonkila, Josef Stiegler, Espen Bredesen, and Berit Aunli.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1962, Jure Franko ranks 302Before him are Rob Morrow, Eamonn Walker, Štefan Füle, Sophie Muller, Berry van Aerle, and Lee Arenberg. After him are Tzi Ma, Bruno Bellone, Andries Jonker, Bashkim Fino, Aleksandr Dedyushko, and Héctor Camacho.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Jure Franko ranks 94 out of 295Before him are Svetlana Makarovič (1939), Luiza Pesjak (1828), Rudolf Cvetko (1880), Mima Jaušovec (1956), Martin Strel (1954), and Milivoje Novaković (1979). After him are Marko Elsner (1960), Fredi Bobic (1971), Sasha Vujačić (1984), Eva Sršen (1951), Josipina Turnograjska (1833), and Miran Tepeš (1961).

Among SKIERS In Slovenia

Among skiers born in Slovenia, Jure Franko ranks 4Before him are Bojan Križaj (1957), Tina Maze (1983), and Primož Ulaga (1962). After him are Miran Tepeš (1961), Rok Petrovič (1966), Peter Prevc (1992), Mateja Svet (1968), Petra Majdič (1979), Primož Peterka (1979), Matjaž Debelak (1965), and Robert Kranjec (1981).