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23. Sep 2020 at 19:12 Slovenija News

Day of Slovenian Sports marked in Ljubljana today


The new national holiday, Day of Slovenian Sports, was marked with a ceremony in Ljubljana today.

It featured rowers Iztok Čop and Luka Špik and shooter Rajmond Debevec, who won the first Olympic gold medals for Slovenia as an independent nation. The national holiday of sports, which is not a work-free day, is also the first day of the European Week of Sport, which will run until next Wednesday. Organizers expect that around 200,000 people will join the activities

Slovenia has thus joined 7 other countries that celebrate it.

T. M.