Slovak captures bronze medal in windsurfing

Slovak windsurfer Patrik Pollák garnered a bronze medal at a World Championship in the non-Olympic class Raceboard competition in the German town of Warnemuende on July 11, the TASR newswire reported. The world champion was a Pole, Maksimilan Wojcik, and the silver medal went to German Martin Moritz. “It was an unforgettable experience. I am happy that I succeeded in the end, as I did not do very well. Three times, it was a close achievement, but finally, I defended the third place,” Pollák told TASR, adding that it was one of the biggest championships recently for the high number of countries and contestants participating. TASR

Slovak windsurfer Patrik Pollák garnered a bronze medal at a World Championship in the non-Olympic class Raceboard competition in the German town of Warnemuende on July 11, the TASR newswire reported. The world champion was a Pole, Maksimilan Wojcik, and the silver medal went to German Martin Moritz.

“It was an unforgettable experience. I am happy that I succeeded in the end, as I did not do very well. Three times, it was a close achievement, but finally, I defended the third place,” Pollák told TASR, adding that it was one of the biggest championships recently for the high number of countries and contestants participating. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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