Athletes pave the way to global recognition for Slovenia

The Vuelta cycling race in Spain, which spanned a period of three weeks, was seen by millions of sports enthusiasts all around the world. This year, the podium was dominated by Slovenians, with Primož Roglič taking first, and 21-year-old Tadej Pogačar third place. The Slovenian anthem echoed through the streets of Madrid and for a brief moment, the spotlight of the global media was placed on Slovenia.

The euphoria continued as the Slovenian volleyball won the semi-final in a packed to the brim Stožice Stadium in Ljubljana. The atmosphere was electric as the fans kept singing the Slovenian anthem, motivating each and every member of our volleyball team to expend their best efforts - which they did. Ultimately, the Slovenian volleyball team rewarded our nation by winning a silver medal at the final of the European Volleyball Championship in Paris.

Following years of...

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