President Jahjaga received the sportswoman Majlinda Kelmendi

The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Madam Atifete Jahjaga received today the sportswoman Majlinda Kelmendi.

President Jahjaga congratulated Majlinda Kelmendi for her continued success in judo and in particular for the latest success in “Judo Swiss Open”, the tournament of international level of the European Cup, where she won the gold medal.

President Jahjaga gave full support to Majlinda Kelmendi for her representation at the Olympics which will be held in London this year.

The well known sportswoman from Kosovo, Majlinda Kelmendi thanked the President for her support and for the commitment that she can be represented at the Olympic Games in London. She donated the President a shirt with the inscription “Kosovo at the Olympics”.


In her remarks at the meeting with Majlinda Kelmendi, President Jahjaga said:

“I congratulate you for the successes achieved. These are joys and success for you, but are also success and pride for Kosovo. Better than each other area, sport conveys the messages of race, competition, peace and understanding between people.

You convey the name of Kosovo wherever you go and we feel good when we see your successes. You are young, but stand out with a willingness of steel, with a dedication, with a highly professional working attitude, which shows that besides talent it is also the work which shows the results.

I shall commit myself to find the institutional form to back and support you. Kosovo’s participation at the Olympics would be an extraordinary event. Your participation and that of sportsmen of your caliber would do honor to our country and to sport in general”, said the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Madam Atifete Jahjaga.