Zagreb, 6 March 2016 - President and Secretary General of the Croatian Olympic Committee, Zlatko Mateša and Josip Čop, congratulated the Croatian Ski Federation for the great success of our skiers at the World Junior Championships in Sochi:

"Two Croats on pedestal of the World Junior Championships – a sensational success of young skiers in slalom that delighted all our sports fans!

We sincerely congratulate Iztok Rodeš for winning the title of the World Junior Champion and Elias Kolega for winning the bronze. These two skiers with already noticeable results, including the one won by Iztok Rodeš at the Youth Olympic Games, represent the bright future of Croatian skiing and proof of knowledge and professional, dedicated work in the Croatian Ski Federation. The Croatian Olympic Committee is very proud to support this work and contribute to the development of these hopes.

"We are awaiting their future sports successes with great pleasure!", says the congratulation card sent by the leaders of the Croatian Olympic Committee. (hoo/msč)