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OLYMPICS: Slovenian flag raised in Olympic Village

Rio de Janeiro, 5 August - A Slovenian flag was raised in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janiero late on Thursday evening CET. The short ceremony was attended by Slovenian athletes and a number of guests, including Slovenian Sport Minister Maja Makovec Brenčič, the president of the Slovenian Olympic Committee Bogdan Gabrovec and his predecessor Janez Kocijančič.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Slovenian flag (centre) raised at the Olympic Village.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Olympic champion Iztok Čop, the head of the Slovenian team at the Rio games, signs on the Olympic Truce Wall in the Olympic Village.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Slovenian flag raised at the Olympic Village.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Slovenian flag (third from right) raised at the Olympic Village.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Slovenian athletes on hand for the raising of the Slovenian flag at the Olympic Village.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Slovenian athletes on hand for the raising of the Slovenian flag at the Olympic Village.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The living quarters of the Slovenian team in the Olympic Village.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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