March 18, 2024

Minister Vlaisavljević’s congratulations to Ismail Zulfić after winning gold at the World Series meet and setting a new state record: What a great success, Ismail!

Ismail Zulfić, the paraswimming representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina, won the first place in the B final and the gold medal in the junior category at the meeting of the World Series in Lignano, Italy. As the youngest competitor in the B final, he took the first place in the 50-meter backstroke in the absolute category, while in the junior category he won a gold medal where he broke his personal and state record, and on this occasion, Minister Sanja Vlaisavljević sent him a congratulatory message:

“Absolutely delighted with the great result of our golden boy, I send my heartiest congratulations on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Culture and Sports and personally to our Ismail, whose extraordinary talent, enthusiasm and perseverance deserve all the gold in the world. I also send my congratulations to Ismail’s family, and to the coaches whose dedication and effort deserve all respect. Our dear Ismail, we wish you good luck in all subsequent, extremely important competitions, and we believe that you will raise the bar of success every time. We promised support for your swimming journey, and that’s how it will be,” Minister Vlaisavljević said.

The second BiH representative in Italy at this competition, Ismail Barlov, won fourth place in the senior A final in the 50-meter breaststroke, breaking his personal and state record and confirming the standards for the European Championship and the Paralympic Games. We send our sincere congratulations to our Ismail Barlov too!