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Dzevad Pandzic

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Residence
Sarajevo, BIH
Languages
Bosnian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shot put in 2002 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed taking part in competitions.
Club / Team
AK Sarajevo: Bosnia & Herzegovina

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Bosnia & Herzegovina

General interest

Hobbies
Playing chess. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 05 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He received the Zlatnik Grada Sarajeva [Gold Coin of the City of Sarajevo] presented by the City Mayor for his sporting achievements. (Facebook profile, 30 Sep 2019)

He was the flag bearer for Bosnia and Herzegovina at the opening ceremony of the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (IPC, 20 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (faktor.ba, 08 Dec 2017)
Impairment
At age six a fall resulted in a fractured spinal cord. (faktor.ba, 08 Dec 2017; Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 10
Men's Javelin F55 Final Round 10
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 10
Men's Discus Throw F55 Final Round 10
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55/56 Final Round 15
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 2016-09-16 9