Olympics: Zolnir Wins First Medal for Slovenia

Athens, 17 August - Urska Zolnir won the first medal for Slovenia at the Athens Olympics, bagging bronze in the -63 kg category. Zolnir entered the bronze repechage after a disappointing defeat against Austria's Claudia Heill. She had almost bagged the ticket for the finals, but was penalised in after-time and was disqualified.

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