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OLYMPICS: Slovenia Lodges Formal Protest over Majdic's Crash

Vancouver, 18 February - The Slovenian Olympic Committee will lodge a formal protest Thursday against the organisers of the Vancouver Olympic Games over poor protection at the cross-country course that led to the injury of Slovenia's Petra Majdic, said the spokesman for the Slovenian delegation, Brane Dmitrovic.

Whistler, Canada
Slovenian cross-country star Petra Majdic clutches at her side after finishing third in the women's sprint. Majdic sustained broken ribs and a lung puncture during training, but fought off the pain to compete.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Whistler, Canada
Slovenian cross-country star Petra Majdic clutches at her side after finishing third in the women's sprint. Majdic sustained broken ribs and a lung puncture during training, but fought off the pain to compete.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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