Friday, 24 September 2021

PM Meets International Judo Federation President

ZAGREB, 24 Sept 2021 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Friday received for talks representatives of the International Judo Federation (IJF) and the Croatian Judo Federation, on the occasion of the IJF World Judo Tour - Zagreb Grand Prix 2021.

IJF president Marius Vizer, Croatian Judo Federation president Sandra Čorak, Croatian Judo Federation honorary president Tomislav Čuljak, and Hrvoje Lindi, secretary general of the Croatian Judo Federation attended the meeting. The prime minister was accompanied by Tourism and Sports Minister Nikolina Brnjac.

They discussed the upcoming Grand Prix in Zagreb, a competition important for promoting judo and Croatia in the world, which PM Plenković will officially open today.

PM Plenković congratulated the International Judo Federation and the Croatian Judo Federation on their many activities and expressed the government's continued support for developing sports and encouraging sport activities for a healthier and more active life, especially among young people. Also, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports provides continuous financial support to the activities of the Croatian Judo Federation.

The meeting underscored the importance of popularising judo among young people and its participants mentioned Croatian judoka Barbara Matić's success and her gold medal at the World Judo Championship in Budapest.

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Friday, 5 May 2017

Opatija in History: the Most Famous Racing Track on the Adriatic

One of the most prestigious racing tracks in Europe used to be situated between Rijeka and Opatija.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Croatian Film Wins the Grand Prix at the Montreal World Film Festival

Croatia’s most anticipated movie of the year “Ustav Republike Hrvatske” (“The Croatian Constitution") won - by a unanimous decision of the jury - the "Grand Prix of America" award for best film at the prestigious Montreal World Film Festival. The cash prize given was 100,000 US Dollars.