Golden Fox again to be held in Kranjska Gora

Published: 6.1.2022

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Golden Fox again to be held in Kranjska Gora

From 8 to 9 January, Podkoren will once again host the Golden Fox, a competition of the Alpine Skiing World Cup for women, which is moving from Maribor's Pohorje for the third year in a row. The STB is participating in the sporting event by highlighting the I feel Slovenia brand.

Golden Fox again to be held in Kranjska Gora

Last week, the decision was reached that due to unfavorable snow conditions and forecasts the Golden Fox competition would again be moved from Maribor to Kranjska Gora.

The competition, which will be attended by about 85 foreign competitors, 195 foreign companions and between 70 and 100 foreign journalists, will start on Saturday, January 8, with a giant slalom and end on Sunday, January 9 with a slalom. Accommodation in Kranjska Gora is currently fully occupied, so all competitors and teams will stay in hotels in Bled, where they will organize a so-called "red bubble" for them, enabling the organizers to have complete control over covid actions.

Once again, great interest is expected in the television broadcast of the Golden Fox, which, as every year, will be broadcast by the national Slovenian television in agreement with Infront, the owner of TV rights. The race is expected to be watched by more than 167 million spectators worldwide. The competition will be broadcast live in Austria, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation, France, Benelux, Bulgaria and Spain. Again, the race will have no live spectators.

The Slovenian Tourist Board has been participating in major international sporting events such as the Golden Fox for many years, as such internationally renowned sporting events represent a great opportunity to raise the visibility of Slovenia as a tourist destination, especially for active holidays. and preparations of athletes, while enabling the positioning of our country as an excellent host of the most demanding sporting events. The event also provides an excellent opportunity to highlight the I feel Slovenia national and tourist brand.

More information about the event is available on the official Golden Fox webpage.

Photo: Golden Fox Archive 2021

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