Athlete Profile - Albin TAHIRI

Albin TAHIRI
Birth Date:  15 Feb 1989
Age:  29
Gender:   Men



Albin TAHIRI - Schedule

Schedule
Start Time Event Status
Tue, 13 Feb 11:30
Men's Alpine Combined Downhill
Finished
Sun, 18 Feb 10:15
Men's Giant Slalom Run 1
Finished
Sun, 18 Feb 13:45
Men's Giant Slalom Run 2
Finished
Thu, 22 Feb 10:00
Men's Slalom Run 1
Finished
Thu, 22 Feb 13:30
Men's Slalom Run 2
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights World Championships
YearLocationDHSLGSSGAC
2017St. Moritz, SUI5151DNF4945

World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
YearDHAC
2017/20181 x 55th1 x 43rd

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
RankYearEventLocationResult
432017/2018Alpine CombinedWengen, SUI2:52.47
552017/2018DownhillWengen, SUI2:39.35


Legend
ALL - Overall, DH - Downhill, SL - Slalom, GS - Giant Slalom, SG - Super - G, KB - Combined, AC - Alpine Combined, PGS - Parallel Giant Slalom, CE - City Events, X - Mixed, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified, DNQ - Did Not Qualify for final race
Occupation Athlete
Education Stomatology
Languages spoken English, Slovene
Club name SK Crna [Slovenia]
Start He began skiing at the Fuzinar club in Ravne na Koroskem, Slovenia. (zurnal24.si, 20 Feb 2017)
Reason His father introduced him to the sport. (Radiotelevision 21 YouTube channel, 12 Sep 2015)
Ambition To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (noc-kosovo.org, 06 Jan 2018)
Influence His father. (Radiotelevision 21 YouTube channel, 12 Sep 2015)
Philosophy "No risk, no fun." (Radiotelevision 21 YouTube channel, 12 Sep 2015)
Awards He was selected as Kosovo's flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (portalionline.com, 30 Jan 2018)
Additional information General
FROM SLOVENIA TO KOSOVO
Born in Slovenia, he is eligible to represent Kosovo through his father. "When I started skiing Kosovo was not an independent country. My father always cheered for Kosovan athletes and I did it as well, so when Kosovo proclaimed independence I wanted to help by representing the country as an athlete." (zurnal24.si, 20 Feb 2017; Radiotelevision 21 YouTube channel, 12 Sep 2015)

NATIONAL FIRSTS
He became the first alpine skier to represent Kosovo at the world championships when he competed at the 2017 edition in St.Moritz, Switzerland. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Jan 2018; blick.ch, 08 Feb 2017)

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Legend

: This event is Live
: Gold
: Silver
: Bronze
: Gold Medal Event
: Bronze Medal Event
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