Monday, 7th July 2008, Velenje, Slovenija
12th Gorenje Cup to German Bodmer
Last weekend Velenje was again in the mood colors of the traditional summer ski-jumping competition. With the Friday’s competition for the 22nd Mining Lamp it started the season of the international FIS continental cup ski-jumping summer 2008. On Saturday competition for 12th Gorenje Cup happened. The competition joined ski-jumpers from 13th countries. Gorenje received from the hands of organizers a recognition award for many years’ sponsorship of summer continental cup ski-jumping competition.
Friday’s Mining Lamp went to Primož Pikl, member of SKK Ljubno ob Savinji and the second place went to Velenje’s local ski-jumper Robert Hrgota. On the winning stage of the12th Gorenje Cup challenge has stepped German Pascal Bodmer and Slovenes Jure Šinkovec and Primož Pikl.
Gorenje celebrates this year a 14th birthday of collaboration with Slovene Nordic Teams. Sponsoring ski-jumpers is one of the ways Gorenje tries to help young talented sportsman’s and offering them a chance for success.