The 32-year-old went away on her bicycle, before she was said to have been found after a day. According to the newspaper, she managed to call the emergency number just before the cell phone battery ran out.
The search team must have looked for Soukalov, but they didn’t find her until a day passed. She had to spend the night outdoors at an altitude of over 2,000 meters, but the next day she was found without any harm to her health.
Now he tells the horror day in Italy for the first time.
– I climbed very high and found a place in the shade from the wind. I tried to move as much as possible in order to keep the heat in my body and survive, she says according to the Finnish newspaper News of the evening.
The Czech goes on to say that her thoughts went to her family when she was drunk. The joy of being with her family was indescribable for the 32-year-old.
– Being able to hug them was probably the best moment of my life. It is impossible to describe the feeling if you have not experienced something like this.
Soukalova has won two World Cup golds during her career. In addition, she has in her track record two silver medals at the Olympics and three bronze medals at the World Championships. The Czech retired in 2019 at 29.
The 32-year-old was married to professional badminton player Petr Koukal, but they divorced in 2020.