PETKOVSEK Mitja
Slovenia
SLO
Title
Mr
Lastname
PETKOVSEK
Firstname
Mitja
Gender
male
Country
Slovenia
Place of birth
Ljubljana
Year of birth
1977 (42 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Family
Wife Mojca, daughters Gaja and Asja
Spoken languages
Slovene
Sporting relatives
His wife Mojca Rode is a former rhythmic gymnast. (dohagym.com, 08 Mar 2014)
Injuries
He missed almost a year of competition over 2009 and 2010 due to injury. (ukom.gov.si, 13 Nov 2010)

He struggled with a finger injury at the start of 2009. (triplefull.blogspot.co.uk, 04 Nov 2009)
Start sporting career
He started training at age six in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Slovenian Media Guide 2008)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Being a four-time European champion [2000, 2006, 2007, 2008] and two-time world champion [2005, 2007]. (24ur.com, 06 Oct 2015)
Additional information
Awards
He was named the 2008 Male Gymnast of the Year by the Slovenian Gymnastics Association. (triplefull.blogspot.co.uk, 04 Nov 2009)

He was named the Ljubljana Athlete of the Year in 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2005. (btc-city.com, 23 Sep 2010)

General
RETIREMENT
In October 2015 he announced his retirement at age 38. He struggled with a nagging back injury. "I have realised that I can not make it any more. I have given up in this fight." (siol.net, 06 Oct 2015; sta.si, 06 Oct 2015)

ENVIRONMENT
A keen environmentalist, he and his wife built an energy-plus house, a house that produces more energy from renewable energy sources than it imports from external sources. "Ecology and the environment they mean a lot and so we thought this idea is simply wonderful. We simply wanted to live the most ecological way of life and this category also includes the house that produces more energy than it consumes." (bodieko.si, 21 May 2012; siol.net, 24 Sep 2013)

Last update : 2016-09-22

Olympic Games

2008 - Games of the XXIX Olympiad BEIJING (CHN)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
5
Score Final
15.725
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Championships

2013 - 44th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
201
Score Qualif.
15.366 
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
13
Score Qualif.
15.366

2011 - 43rd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
240
Score Qualif.
38.449 
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
174
Score Qualif.
12.466
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
197
Score Qualif.
12.250

2010 - 42nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ROTTERDAM (NED)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
291
Score Qualif.
15.233 
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
14
Score Qualif.
15.233

2009 - 41st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
218
Score Qualif.
14.225 
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
37
Score Qualif.
14.225

2007 - 40th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships STUTTGART (GER)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
1
Score Final
16.250
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World / Challenge Cup

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 ANADIA (POR)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
5
Score Final
14.450
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
14.700

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 VARNA (BUL)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.000

2014 - World Challenge Cup 2014 ANADIA (POR)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.475
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.150

2014 - 38th Turnier Der Meister World Challenge Cup 2014 COTTBUS (GER)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
3
Score Final
15.400
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
15.300
Continental Championships

2014 - European Championships 2014 SOFIA (BUL)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
153
Score Qualif.
15.633 
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
7
Score Final
12.566
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
15.633
Team
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
26
Score Qualif.
231.585

2013 - 5th European individual Championships 2013 MOSCOW (RUS)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
142
Score Qualif.
14.266 
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
24
Score Qualif.
14.266

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