President Stevo Pendarovski received today the Macedonian athlete, Dario Ivanovski, who won the gold medal at the Balkan Half Marathon, which was organized this month in Tirana.
The President congratulated Ivanovski on the success of the Balkan Championship and on setting a new national record.
The President stressed that the success of Macedonian athletes should not only be supported, but also encouraged. They are the pride of the Macedonian citizens, uniting them and motivating them that with perseverance, desire and strong will, the biggest challenges can be overcome, President Pendarovski said.
At the meeting, Ivanovski introduced the President with his sports successes so far, as well as with the planned activities and competitions in the future.
This is the second Balkan champion title of Dario Ivanovski and the eighth medal in the Balkan Games.