OC Pokljuka strengthen with new roles and members

Preparations for the biggest winter event in the history of Slovenia are well underway and Organizing Committee of IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 Pokljuka has been strengthen with new members and roles.

As the President of the Organizing Committee Pokljuka has been appointed Mr Jelko Kacin (former Minister, Member of the European Parliament, Representative of Slovenia to NATO and also president of OCs in other sports) and as his deputy Mr Andrej Šter (Head of the Consular Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), who will, in agreement with the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, create an environment for the successful operation of the World Championships organization.

Other members of OC Pokljuka are the Secretary General, Chief of Competition and representatives of Ski Association of Slovenia, Sports Assembly Pokljuka, Sports Centre Triglav Pokljuka, operational representatives of the ministries, RTV Slovenia as Host Broadcaster, the Triglav National Park and the partner municipalities of Bled, Bohinj and Gorje as well as Tourist Board Bled and Bohinj.

A Logistics and Competition Committee have already been formed, which will take care of the operational implementation of the Championships.

For almost two years now, a special Office has been operating with two full-time employees that professinally and fully support the operation and preparations for the World Championships.

Mr Tim Farčnik has been appointed as Secretary General of OC Pokljuka and will act as a representative and main operational contact.

Mr Tomaž Šušteršič is no longer a member of OC Pokljuka, but continues his work in winter sports, as coordinator of OC Planica. We would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his many years of cooperation and his contribution to the development of biathlon in Pokljuka. We wish him all the best for the future and in new projects.

Please use the following contact details to get in touch with OC Pokljuka:

NEW E-mail: info@biathlon-pokljuka.com (biathlon-pokljuka@siol.net will no longer be in use)
Phone: +386 (0)4 2791 920

E-mail: accommodation@biathlon-pokljuka.com
Phone +386 (0)4 2791 919