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PETKOVSEK Mitja (SLO)

Identity

Title
Mr
Gender
male
Lastname
PETKOVSEK
Firstname
Mitja
Country
Slovenia
City
LJUBLJANA
Country of birth
Slovenia
Place of birth
Ljubljana
Year of birth
1977
Height
166 cm / 5' 5''
Weight
63 kg / 139 lb
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics

Family

Wife Mojca, daughters Gaja and Asja

Spoken languages

Slovene

Sporting relatives

His wife Mojca Rode is a former rhythmic gymnast. (dohagym.com, 08 Mar 2014)

Injuries

He missed almost a year of competition over 2009 and 2010 due to injury. (ukom.gov.si, 13 Nov 2010)

He struggled with a finger injury at the start of 2009. (triplefull.blogspot.co.uk, 04 Nov 2009)

Start sporting career

He started training at age six in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Slovenian Media Guide 2008)

Most memorable sporting achievement

Being a four-time European champion [2000, 2006, 2007, 2008] and two-time world champion [2005, 2007]. (24ur.com, 06 Oct 2015)

Additional information

Awards
He was named the 2008 Male Gymnast of the Year by the Slovenian Gymnastics Association. (triplefull.blogspot.co.uk, 04 Nov 2009)

He was named the Ljubljana Athlete of the Year in 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2005. (btc-city.com, 23 Sep 2010)

General
RETIREMENT
In October 2015 he announced his retirement at age 38. He struggled with a nagging back injury. "I have realised that I can not make it any more. I have given up in this fight." (siol.net, 06 Oct 2015; sta.si, 06 Oct 2015)

ENVIRONMENT
A keen environmentalist, he and his wife built an energy-plus house, a house that produces more energy from renewable energy sources than it imports from external sources. "Ecology and the environment they mean a lot and so we thought this idea is simply wonderful. We simply wanted to live the most ecological way of life and this category also includes the house that produces more energy than it consumes." (bodieko.si, 21 May 2012; siol.net, 24 Sep 2013)

Last update : 2016-09-22

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5
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13
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240
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38.449 
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174
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12.466
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197
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12.250
All-Around
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291
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15.233 
Parallel Bars
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14
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15.233
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218
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14.225 
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37
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14.225
Parallel Bars
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1
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16.250
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5
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14.450
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7
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14.700
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10
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14.000
Parallel Bars
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2
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15.475
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2
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15.150
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3
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15.400
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2
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15.300
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153
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15.633 
Parallel Bars
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7
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12.566
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3
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15.633
Team
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26
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231.585
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142
Score Qualif.
14.266 
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24
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14.266

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