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OLYMPICS: Slovenian athletes return from Rio with four medals

Rio de Janeiro, 22 August - The Slovenian 60-strong team is returning from Rio de Janeiro with four medals and a number of memorable moments. Team head Iztok Čop and Slovenian Olympic Committee boss Bogdan Gabrovec are very happy with the achievements, yet their views on the organisation of the Games differ.

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Judoka Anamari Velenšek loses to American Kyla Harrison in the semi-finals but goes on to win bronze in the -78kg category.
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Rower Iztok Čop, the head of the Slovenian Olympic team.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Slovenia's sailor Vasilij Žbogar.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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The boss of the Slovenian Olympic Committee Bogdan Gabrovec dancing with Slovenian Education, Science and Sport Minister Maja Makovec Brenčič at the Slovenian House in Rio.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Slovenia's Peter Kauzer wins silver in the kayak slalom event at the Rio Games.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Slovenian judoka Tina Trstenjak becomes Olympic champion in women's 63kg category at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Pictured with her coach Marjan Faban.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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