Bosnia and Herzegovina: Eight facts on the Sochi 2014 Paralympics10.02.2014
Known for their sitting volleyball players, Bosnia and Herzogovina will compete at their second Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.
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• Bosnia and Herzegovina have yet to win its first medal at the Paralympic Winter Games.
• Nijaz Memic was Bosnia and Herzogovina's first participant at the Paralympic Winter Games. He finished 39th in the men’s slalom standing and also 39th in men’s giant slalom standing at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.
• Only Iran (five), Germany (three) and Israel (three) have won more gold medals in men's sitting volleyball than Bosnia and Herzegovina. (The Netherlands also has two gold medals).
• Five athletes have won a medal in all four editions that their men's sitting volleyball team won a medal: Adnan Manko, Asim Medic, Dzevad Hamzic, Ismet Godinjak and Sabahudin Delalic.
• Bosnia and Herzegovina's four medals in men's sitting volleyball are the most in a specific event for any of the NPCs that made up former Yugoslavia.