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This is the biggest success in the career of 18-year-old Rakovec and confirms Slovenia has an incredible wealth of sports climbing talent that goes well beyond the reigning triple world champion Janja Garnbret who is not competing in Edinburgh.
Garnbret also won lead gold at the August World Championships in Hachioji while silver went to her compatriot Mia Krampl.
The Summit of the Visegrad Group (V4) has started in the Lany Chateau in Prague, with the participation of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic who is there at the invitation of Czech President Milos Zeman.
The meeting of the Summit of the Visegrad Group in Prague will also be attended by President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Caputova, President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman, President of Hungary Jnos der, President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, it is said in a press office statement.
The men's volleyball Serbia's national team won the European Championship after beating Slovenia 3-1, thus becoming European Volleyball Champion for the third time.
Players selected by national coach Slobodan Kovac played wonderfully and triumphed on every match on the Championship, keeping their best performance for the finals.
The exhibition launch will be held at Alkatraz Gallery in the Metelkova Mesto alternative arts centre, with the display focusing on creative endeavours of female film makers and video artists in Slovenia.
The feminist festival, running until 13 October, will be held under the slogan #HerStory, a pun referring to female, often forgotten or erased, history as well as female stories.
After analyzing the candidacy file of the Romanian Football Federation (FRF), the UEFA Executive Committee, which had a meeting in Ljubljana (Slovenia), announced its decision to have Romania as the host of the 2021 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, reads a press release of the FRF.
The International Fantasy Film Festival - Dracula Film Festival -, the 7th edition, will take place between October 16 - 20, in central Brasov, according to a release of the organizers sent to AGERPRES. This year's edition of the festival will have three competition sections: international feature film, international short film and short films shot on mobile phones - Dracula Digital.
The second place at the 2019 Ironman 70.3 Slovenian Istria went to Slovenia's Jure Majdič with the time of 4:17:37, the best Slovenian result for this race.
While Majdič was happy with the second place, he said he had not expected to break the Slovenian record. "I raced my own race and gave my very best," he said.
The invitation is a consolation of sorts for the reigning European champions missing the recent FIFA World Cup in China, at which they could have a chance to qualify for Tokyo as one of the top two European teams.
This honour went to Spain and France as the top two finishing European teams at the World Cup, while another six slots for the Olympics are also already occupied.