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On February 24th, 2014 Ivica Kostelić, silver Olympian from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, as well as other notables from the Croatian Ski Federation including – first of all – the President of the Federation Mr. Miho Glavic, also a member of the COC Council and Ante Kostelic, top coach and expert in alpine skiing, attended the reception with the Croatian President. After thanking the President for the reception, Ivica Kostelic – winner of four Olympic silver medals - emphasized the importance of the Games,considering them a unique civilized achievement and gathering where the best athletes of the world meet, both in sports and Olympic spirit. He also added that he is extremely proud that he helped Croatia to be one of the countries whose athletes won an Olympic medal in Sochi. Concerning the previous three silver medals, Ivica Kostelic won them at the Winter Olympics in Turin 2006 in the Combined and in Vancouver 2010 in the Combined and in Slalom. By adding to this four Olympic gold medals and two silvers won by his sister Janica Kostelic, also the most successful alpine skier at the Winter Olympics, the Croatian President Ivo Josipovic emphasized that Croatia has the right to be proud of the Kostelic family that marked both the world’s and Croatian winter sports.

On February 24th, 2014 Ivica Kostelić, silver Olympian from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, as well as other notables from the Croatian Ski Federation including – first of all – the President of the Federation Mr. Miho Glavic, also a member of the COC Council and Ante Kostelic, top coach and expert in alpine skiing, attended the reception with the Croatian President.
After thanking the President for the reception, Ivica Kostelic – winner of four Olympic silver medals - emphasized the importance of the Games,considering them a unique civilized achievement and gathering where the best athletes of the world meet, both in sports and Olympic spirit. He also added that he is extremely proud that he helped Croatia to be one of the countries whose athletes won an Olympic medal in Sochi.
Concerning the previous three silver medals, Ivica Kostelic won them at the Winter Olympics in Turin 2006 in the Combined and in Vancouver 2010 in the Combined and in Slalom.
By adding to this four Olympic gold medals and two silvers won by his sister Janica Kostelic, also the most successful alpine skier at the Winter Olympics, the Croatian President Ivo Josipovic emphasized that Croatia has the right to be proud of the Kostelic family that marked both the world’s and Croatian winter sports.