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Mateja Svet

Mateja Svet
— Alpine skier —
Disciplines Super-G, Giant slalom, Slalom, Combined
Born (1968-08-16) 16 August 1968
Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
World Cup debut 15 January 1984
Retired 14 March 1990
Medals 1
World Championships
Medals 5 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 7
Wins 7
Podiums 22
Overall titles 0
Discipline titles 1

Mateja Svet (   ) (born 16 August 1968) is a former Slovenian alpine skier. Debuting in the 1983/1984 season, she won the first Slovenian female skiing victory in 1986. She was born in Ljubljana.

Svet won the World Cup giant slalom title in the 1987/1988 season, won silver medal in giant slalom in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary,[1] won three medals in 1987 World Championship in Crans-Montana (bronze in slalom and super G, silver in giant slalom) and two medals in 1989 World Championship in Vail[2] - gold in slalom, later when the bronze Christelle Guignard was disqualified due to doping, also bronze in giant slalom. In her rather short career — she quit at the age of 21 due to disagreements with the Ski Association of Slovenia — she achieved seven World cup victories, 22 World Cup podiums and 54 World Cup top tens. From 1985 until 1990 she qualified no lower than 7th in the overall World Cup standings.


  • World Cup victories 1
    • Overall victories 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

World Cup victories

Overall victories

Season Discipline
1988 Giant Slalom
Date Location Race
8 February 1986 Vysoke Tatry Giant slalom
22 March 1986 Bromont Giant slalom
30 January 1988 Kranjska Gora Giant slalom
31 January 1988 Kranjska Gora Slalom
3 March 1988 Saalbach Giant slalom
20 January 1990 Maribor Giant slalom
5 February 1990 Veysonnaz Giant slalom


  1. ^ "Slovene Winter Olympic Medals". Republic of Slovenia Government Communication Office. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  2. ^ Rodošek, Ljubica. "Slovene Rankings in Alpine Skiing". Republic of Slovenia Government Communication Office. Archived from the original on 25 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 

External links

  • - Results - Mateja Svet
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Monica Seles
Jasna Šekarić
Yugoslav Sportswoman of the Year
1986, 1987
Succeeded by
Jasna Šekarić
Monica Seles
Preceded by
Veselin Vujović
The Best Athlete of Yugoslavia
Succeeded by
Jasna Šekarić

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