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Slovenian swimmer and olympic silver medalist Sara Isaković and German writer Matthias Göritz in discussion about what do literature and sport have in common.

Sport holds a sacred place in culture and literature. Many writers have written about sport, the competition, spectacle, the personal struggle, and exaggerated personalities so characteristic of sport offered writers the perfect backdrop to explore themselves while writing about athletes. Do athletes have the same affinity for literature? Does a poem, a play or a novel help them to train better, live better, understand themselves and finally achieve their goals?

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Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Ehrengast 2023: Slowenien
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© Jernej Čampelj

Matthias Göritz


Sara Isaković

Olympic medalist