Beautiful Bosnian wins the 7th Place at the Olympics!

first_imgFemale athlete Selma Kajan, who performed at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro for the national team of Australia, won the seventh place in her qualification race at 800 meters. She arrived to the end line in 2:05,20 as the seventh contestant, which was not enough for her to qualify for the finals.Selma Kajan is the daughter of Alija and Biba Kajan. They are familiar to the fans of athletics in former Yugoslavia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, who remember them as great athletes, a marathoner and representative of BiH at 400 and 800 meters.Alija Kajan was born in 1958 in Sarajevo. He was a member of Athletic Club Igman and Athletic Club Sarajevo, where he proved himself as an extraordinary athlete at 3.000 meters, 10.000 meters, and marathon. He performed for the national team of the former Yugoslavia in the period from 1985 until 1988, where he achieved remarkable results.He crowned his success with a victory at the Kumrovac marathon, in more than strong competition.In the period from 1984 until 1986, he meets Biba Subašić and they got married soon after. They continued doing athletics in the Athletic Club Sarajevo and in 1988 Alija leaves to Australia, where he still lives and works.Biba still holds the national record of BiH at 400 and 800 meters, which he set in Sarajevo and Zagreb in 1985.Biba also moved to Sydney with their older daughter in 1989. After a while, they got another daughter, Selma, who continued the tradition of the Subašić family, her father Alija and mother Biba, and the crown of her career was the performance at the Olympic Games in Rio.(Source: vijesti.ba)last_img

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