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Marguč is back on the podium after more than four years



Mastnak and Kotnik were eliminated in the round of 16

In Berchtesgaden, Germany, at the final test in the parallel slalom of surfers in the individual competition, Rok Marguč took third place. He made it to the podium for the first time since January 2019.

36-year-old from Celje it is stepped on the podium 11th in his career. Finally to him it is managed to do this in the home match in Rogla, and in Berchtesgaden it is showed excellent preparation already with the first qualifying time. Elimination fights it is started with a win in the round of 16 finalswhen it is was 24 hundredths better than the Italian Aaron March. In the quarterfinals it is was six hundredths better than the Canadian Arnaud Gaudet. In the semifinals it is compared with the Austrian Fabian Deception. In the upper part it is made a mistake, fell behind his rival, which he could not make up for in the rest of the course, and to the finish line it is came in seven tenths behind.

Deceit with victory to the globe

The final hurdle before the podium for the winners it is was American Cody Winters. Maybe it is surfed in a great rhythm that Winters was no match for. In the lower part it is the American had problems and retired a few doors before the finish line. Won it is Deceitand the second place it is occupied by another Austrian, Arvid Auner. Deceit it is with the first victory of his career, he also surprisingly won the big crystal globe. Tim Mastnak, sixth in qualification, it is in the eighth finals resigned, so that it is Bulgarian Radoslav Jankov broke through to the top eight.

A triumphant return Ledeckethe globe went to Zogg

Injury recovery, Ester Ledecka, it is won the surfers’ match. An exceptional Czech woman who it is was already first in the qualifications, it is beat the German Ramona Theresia in the final Hofmeisterand the third it is was her compatriot Cheyenne Lochwhich it is in the eighth finals defeated Gloria Kotnik. The best Slovenian surfer it is had the 14th qualifying time, while the German it is was seven hundredths of a second faster in the elimination fights. In the quarterfinals it is Switzerland’s Julie Zogg was eliminated, but won the total parallel discipline and a large globe in the cup.

Source: Rtvslo

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