Tina Maze is Olympic champion in the downhill and giant slalom in Sochi 2014, in her palmarès also boasts four gold medals, a FIS Alpine Ski World Cup and two specialty cups.
Her true name is Klementina Maze and she was born 2 May 1983 in Slovenj Gradec, SR Slovenia, Yugoslavia. Her height is 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in).
After obtaining the first major results in the giant slalom, in her career she later won victories in the remaining specialties, so as to enter the small group of female skiers who were able to achieve success in all specialties. She was a standard-bearer of Slovenia during the opening ceremony of the XXI Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver 2010.
Maze is the most successful Slovenian ski racer in history with a career that culminated with two gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics. She was awarded the title of the Slovenian Sportswoman of the Year in 2005, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and with her four medals she is the most decorated Slovenian athlete at the Winter Olympics.
Tina Maze disputed her last World Cup race on January 7th 2017, a giant slalom on the Maribor track, before finally abandoning the competitions.
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