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Stane Kmet

Full name: Stanko "Stane" Kmet
Other name(s): Стане Кмет
Gender: Male
Born: November 10, 1893 in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

After going to school in his hometown Ljubljana, Stane Kmet studied pharmacy and chemistry in Innsbruck, Zagreb, Wien and Ljubljana, and obtained a PhD in 1925. He became a renowned pharmacist in his hometown. Around 1920, he started hiking and skiing in the Slovenian and Italian parts of the Alps, and later went to France and Bulgaria. He also promoted winter sports by giving skiing lessons from his vacation home in Maribor and worked as instructor for the Yugoslavian mountain infantry. During the early 1920s, he competed in Alpine and Nordic skiing as well as a luger. He then focused on Nordic skiing, with podium places at the national championships and occasionally competed internationally.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 34 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Yugoslavia YUG 28

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R I7T I7R
1928 Winter 34 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Yugoslavia Final Standings 28 6-32:07 31:07 39 1-01:36 37 1-43:45 35 2-16:00 33 2-55:04 33 4-58:30 29 5-57:57 28
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