Anze BERCIC (SLO)

SISlovenia
Age:
30 years
Federation:
CANOE FEDERATION OF SLOVENIA
Anze Bercic (SLO)

Biography

General Interest

Awards and honours
In 2014 he was awarded a Regional Prize for Sporting Achievements by the Sports Association of Ljubljana in Slovenia. (Facebook page, 05 May 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the Olympic Games. (aleszdesar.si, 15 Oct 2013)
Other information
LILLEHAMMER 2016
He was chosen as a Young Ambassador for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer by the Slovenian Olympic Committee, and accompanied young Slovenian athletes to the Games in Norway. "My mission was to provide young athletes with the opportunity to have as much Olympic experience as possible and to help them to be successful in sports and in life." (Instagram profile, 25 Apr 2016; olympic.si, 27 Jan 2016)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age nine.
Why this sport?
As a young boy he practised gymnastics. His parents then signed him up for a kayak school and he transferred to canoe.
Club / Team
KKK Tacen: Ljubljana, SLO

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
25 November 1990
Residence
Ljubljana, SLO
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Slovene
Higher education
Sport Studies - University of Ljubljana: Slovenia