3 gold medals (+ 1 silver) at one Winter Olympics - still unsurpassed achievement of Janica
Janica Kostelić, the greatest Croatian sportswoman in history
Janica Kostelić is without any doubt the greatest female skier of all times: she won three gold medals and one silver at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, USA. She also won five gold medals at the World Championships. In World Cup competition, she won thirty individual races, three overall titles, three slalom titles, and four combined titles. She is the greatest Croatian sportswoman in history.
Her brother Ivica Kostelić is the most successful Croatian skier in history.
Their successes are a result of a long-term family project, directed by their father Ante Kostelić.
Janica Kostelić winning 3 gold medals + 1 silver at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City in 2002.
Great celebration in Croatia's capital Zagreb.
All this was an introduction to the following event in 2018 in Zagreb: