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Garnbret, Pogačar, men’s basketball team declared best in 2021

By: J.S., STA

Sport climber Janja Garnbret, cyclist Tadej Pogačar and the national men’s basketball team have fetched the main accolades at the 2021 Athlete of the Year ceremony.

Garnbret, the Tokyo Olympic gold medal winner, collected 333 points to be followed by judoka Tina Trstenjak, while Pogačar, who won his second consecutive Tour de France this year and grabbed bronze in the road race at the Olympics, topped the vote in the men’s category with 262 points for his first Athlete of the Year title. He was followed by the fellow cyclist Primož Roglič (218), who won the gold medal in Tokyo in time trial.


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