Jaroslav Kovacic is a professional triathlete from Slovenia, the bronze medal winner of ITU World Championship 2019 in Pontevedra, Spain.

His current best Ironman distance time is 7:55:43 (Challenge Almere, 2018).


Club: Športno društvo Posavje
Country: Slovenia
Date of birth: 19.07.1984
E-mail: jaro.kovacic@gmail.com


Education:
Uni.dipl.prof. of Physical Education, Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana.
Graduated as a swimming coach in 2009.

  • Head coach of triathlon club SD Posavje (sd-posavje.si) with more than 80 members competing in running and triathlons
  • Former junior swimming coach (2 years, swimming club Celulozar Krsko)
  • Has worked as a sport education teacher for 4 years.
  • Served as a guide to blind triathlete (Alen Kobilica) and competed with him on world class level (paratriathlon world cups – triathlon.org/paratriathlon).

Goal for 2019: To qualify for Ironman Hawaii in Kona.