Ursa Kragelj (SLO)

Ursa Kragelj (SLO)

Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
02 July 1988
166 cm
56 kg
Ljubljana, SLO
Athlete, Serves in the Army
English, French, Italian, Slovene
Higher education
Translation/interpretation - University of Ljubljana: Slovenia


General Interest

Cooking, drinking coffee, listening to music, skiing. (canoeicf.com, 15 May 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2010 European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, and claiming the overall World Cup title in 2012. (canoeicf.com, 15 May 2016)
Other information
At age 18 she became the first Slovenian female to win a world junior title. She claimed gold in K1 at the 2006 World Junior Championships in Solkan, Slovenia. (canoeicf.com, 15 May 2016)

International Debut

Competing for

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began paddling at age 10 on the River Socha in Slovenia.
Why this sport?
She followed her brother into the sport.
Club / Team
KK Soske Elektrarne: Nova Gorica, SLO
Name of coach
Miho Terdic


Olympic GamesK1Brazil, Rio de Janeiro11 August 20162016Women108.689Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsK1England, London19 September 20152015Women158.0427
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamEngland, London19 September 20152015Women133.644Best result
World ChampionshipsK1United States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Women175.6328
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamUnited States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Women140.684Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Women123.6320
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamCzech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Women138.943Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Bratislava10 September 20112011Women123.6210Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Bratislava11 September 20112011Women144.036Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Slovenia, Tacen11 September 20102010Women156.3051
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovenia, Tacen11 September 20102010Women136.113Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Spain, La Seu d'Urgell13 September 20092009Women112.858Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell12 September 20092009Women123.495Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu23 September 20072007Women387.3352
World ChampionshipsK1Czech Republic, Prague6 August 20062006Women34
World ChampionshipsK1 TeamCzech Republic, Prague5 August 20062006Women395.8513Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 May 20162016Women109.442Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš15 May 20162016Women134.664Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1Germany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Women112.095Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamGermany, Markkleeberg31 May 20152015Women143.066Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Austria, Vienna1 June 20142014Women101.5814
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamAustria, Vienna1 June 20142014Women130.139Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Poland, Kraków9 June 20132013Women146.846Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Germany, Augsburg13 May 20122012Women17
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamGermany, Augsburg13 May 20122012Women8Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Spain, La Seu d'Urgell11 June 20112011Women12Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSpain, La Seu d'Urgell11 June 20112011Women6Best result
European ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Cunovo15 August 20102010Women101.993Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamSlovakia, Cunovo14 August 20102010Women6Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 TeamEngland, Nottingham30 May 20092009Women174.385Best result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsK1Australia, Penrith, NSW25 February 20122012Women108.9610Best result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsK1Australia, Penrith21 February 20102010Women13
World CupK111 September 20162016Women21Latest result
World CupK116 August 20152015Women13
World CupK117 August 20142014Women6Best result
World CupK125 August 20132013Women8Best result
World CupK12 September 20122012Women1Best result
World CupK114 August 20112011Women18
World CupK14 July 20102010Women22
World CupK13 August 20092009Women53
World CupK16 July 20082008Women80
World CupK115 July 20072007Women20