Eternal Solin, the ancient town of Salona, has a rich Roman heritage, and its outstanding ruins are the prime attraction of this pretty little town next to Split. But while Solin has a majestic and well-documented history, it also has a very vibrant present, and several of its citizens have achieved great things in the sporting arena. The Solin Tourist Board has celebrated those sporting achievements against a backdrop of the numerous attractions of Solin the destination in a new promotional video, which you can see below, as well as learning a little more about the modern heroes of Salona.
Dina Levacic, Croatia’s famous marathon swimmer who is the second woman in history to complete the triple crown – the Manhattan Island Marathon, the California Gulf from Catalina Island to San Pedro, and La Manche – in 90 days. In August 2018, Dina swam the 48-kilometer long Molokai Channel to Oahu Island.
Judo star Ana Viktorija Puljiz, the European Cadet Champion and winner of the Drazen Petrovic Award, which is given to gifted young athletes and teams in both competitions for outstanding sports results and sports development.
Sports shooter Marija Marovic, who holds the country’s record for air pistols in individual and team events, is a finalist in Europe and is a Croatian Olympian.
Lovre Kalinic, goalkeeper of the Croatia national football team, won the silver medal at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Marijan Stipanov is an avid cyclist and marathon runner, and Stipe Rezic is a young entrepreneur and innovator who created mushroom coffee. Rezic won 1st place at the “Global Opportunities Beyond Borders” event and was nominated for “StartBootCamp” in Rome.
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