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PANDZIC Dzevad
Sport Para athletics
NPC Bosnia & Herzegovina   
GenderMen
Age51
Place of BirthSarajevo, YUG
Height1.85 m
Human Interest
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
AKI Sarajevo: Bosnia & Herzegovina
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lille, FRA
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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
15 2008 Shot Put F55-56 9.02
9 2016 Shot Put F55 10.09
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2002 Shot Put F55 7.22
10 2002 Javelin Throw F55 15.39
10 2006 Shot Put F55 8.33
10 2006 Discus Throw F55 27.67
8 2019 Shot Put F55 10.41
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 Shot Put F55 9.95