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Boris Režek

Full name: Boris Režek
Other name(s): M. Jerman
Gender: Male
Born: October 2, 1908 in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died: July 26, 1986 in Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Cross Country Skiing


Boris Režek attended school in Ljubljana and later in Novo Mesto. In his student years he became interested in mountaineering and winter sports, and in the Slovenian part of the Alps he was involved in several first ascents. In 1928, he started working as a proof reader and editor. During World War II, he was interned in Italy between 1942-45. After the war, he took up a job as proof reader once more, this time for the Triglav publishing house. He also worked as director and screenwriter for the film company of the same name. He published his first book about mountaineering in 1933 and continued to write books on this topic until the 1960s. He was also responsible for a number of short films. His books and films included also in-depth descriptions of fauna and flora and the life of men in contact with nature. Some of his works have been published in other languages.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Yugoslavia YUG 42

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 19 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Yugoslavia Final Standings 42 2-28:44
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