Bh. Volleyball team won the third silver medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio


Solemn ceremony at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro closed the 15th Paralympic Games. BH. In the homeland returns with another medal and a silver won by the team in sitting volleyball. In yesterday’s grand finale chosen selectors Mirza Hrustemović were defeated by Iran 3-1. in sets. They gave our boys their best, but against the Iranians who in their ranks have 2 meters and 48 centimeters high giant Mehrzad Merzađelakjania, just did not work. Notwithstanding the defeat of this is another remarkable result of our most decorated team, who came to his fifth Paralympics, a total of twenty medals from major competitions.

Excellent performances in Rio had our shot-putters. Dzevad Pandzic was ninth, Dženita Klico was seventh, and the results would certainly have been even better, if just before the start of the Paralympic Games has not been drastic changes in the rules or the categorization of athletes for compeition in the shot put, which was not favorable for BiH. representatives.

Generally speaking, the most successful nation on the 15th Paaolimpijskih of the Game is China. The Chinese have even won a total of 239 medals, of which 107 gold. It should be noted that Brazil as host deserves high score for organizing this great sporting event, which will in four years to be held in Tokyo.

Anel Džanković