Parachuter legend Avbelj awarded EUR 90,000 damages from state

Ljubljana, 9 March - The Labour and Social Court has awarded EUR 90,000 in compensation to multiple European and world parachuting champion Irena Avbelj in a dispute with her former employer, the Ministry of Defence. Avbelj suffered career-ending injuries in 2011 when competing at an European championship in Serbia.

Brdo pri Kranju
Parachuter Irena Avbelj (centre) receives a Bloudek Prizes for top achievements in sports
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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