Slovenian Muaythai Athletes at the Reception by the President of the Republic of Slovenia one of the most outstanding heavyweight athlete in Slovenia Rok Erste and the President of the Sloveinian Muaythai Federation Iztok Vorkapic were invited for a special reception by the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Dr. Maja Makovec Brencic.
The best Slovenian athletes of 2017 were invited to the Presidential Palace among which muaythai took their worthy spot after their appearance among the elite athletes at the World Games in Poland and showing a truly world level of muaythai.
The President Pahor said “Sport is the one which does a lot for Slovenia. It is always so, even in a relatively small country sport can make a giant. On behalf of the state and on behalf of the Slovenian people, I would like to thank you for representing us honourably in the field of play, and the exciting performances that you have shown in the halls, at events, at competitions, and bringing people into pride and agitation.”
Iztok Vorkapic said that he was honoured to be invited as it is another level of recognition after that of the NOC of Slovenia. We are proud to continue our work and represent Slovenia at the World Championships in Mexico, European Championships in Prague, Youth World Championships and FISU World Championships in Thailand.