It is autumn in Latvia but in Italy it was still a hot summer with 31degrees above zero when from 10th â20th September in the city of Ligano near the Adriatic Sea took place the European Veterans Athletic Games in many sports, athletics, triathlon, windsurfing, orienteering, karate, beach valleyball, rowing, sports dances and others. There were participated 61 nationalities, including representatives from Australia, Brazil, and other locations outside of Europe, for a total of 4108 members.
In these Competitions took part Aija Rogale, the teacher of Art, Graphic Art and Science of History of Civilisation in Plavinas Regional Gymnasium. She was representing the Latvian National team in the athletics competitions in 5000m foot racing in the Stadium and 10 km on the road race and got the bronze medal in both distances in the W40 group. Well Done!