Slovene Wins the European Cup in Equestrian Sport among Juniors
Iza Vele won the European Cup in equestrian sport among juniors (jumps with obstacles, age category of up to 25 years). The final stage of the competition was held on 7–9 December in Salzburg, Austria. Iza Vele won both qualifying rounds.
The success of the Slovenian sportswoman (the Velebiro equestrian club) became a sensation. Trainees of the German riding school earlier won the prestigious award.
In the current season, Iza Vele has performed in 19 stages of the European Cup, which took place in different countries of the continent. Having successfully coped with the last difficult task, she celebrated the victory in the overall standings (despite the total sixth place at the final stage). This is one of the greatest achievements of the Slovenian equestrian sport.