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Edin Brankovic

Bosnia & Herzegovina

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTBIH10307199001
NOCBosnia & Herzegovina
Born03 Jul 1990 in Sarajevo 
GenderMen
OccupationStudent
LanguagesBosnian, English, German, Italian, Russian
Higher educationPhysical Education, Sport Studies - University of Sarajevo: Bosnia & Herzegovina
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.661 20 Mar 2010 Sofia  
    1000m 1:27.473 18 Feb 2011 Dresden  
    1500m 2:15.302 19 Feb 2011 Dresden  
Social Media
Social Media
www.edinbrankovic.info/  
twitter.com/EdinBrankovic  
www.facebook.com/edin.brankovictc.7  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2001 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.  
Reason for choosing this sport"At first it was just to learn to skate, then to compete and see the world. Now I do it because I like it and because I can contribute to my society through sport."  
Name of coachPieter Gysel, BEL, from 2016  
Club / TeamThe One Skating Club: Bosnia & Herzegovina  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"If I can not do it now, it doesn't mean I can't do it. I just can't do it yet." (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis family. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
InjuriesIn 2006 he fractured the fibula and tibia in his left leg. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing in the top 10 at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Taipei, Chinese Taipei, and becoming Balkan Games champion in 2014. (Athlete, 13 Jan 2017)  
Other informationSUPPORT
In 2014 he was invited to train and take part in a postgraduate programme set up ahead of the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. The scheme offers support to athletes, and gives 150 local people the chance to become involved in the administration of a major event. (sarajevotimes.com, 08 Dec 2014; eurolympic.org, 14 May 2014)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He was an ambassador for Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria. (sportsport.ba, 08 Feb 2012; radiosarajevo.ba, 08 Feb 2012)

WELL TRAVELLED
He has spent time training with the US, Chinese and Canadian national short track squads. (Athlete, 19 Nov 2013)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2009/2010 European Championships Overall24  
    2016/2017 European Championships Overall24  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m25  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m26  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall26  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m27  
    2008/2009 World Junior Championships Overall27  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall29  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall29  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall30  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m31  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1500m31  
    2007/2008 European Championships Overall32  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall33  
    2013/2014 World Championships 1000m33  
    2008/2009 European Championships Overall35  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall35  
    2013/2014 World Championships Overall38  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m39  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m39  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall39  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall39  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m40  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1000m41  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m43  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m44  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m44  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m46  
    2013/2014 World Championships 500m46  
    2008/2009 World Championships 500m47  
    2008/2009 World Championships Overall48  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall48  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1500m51  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m56  
    2007/2008 World Junior Championships Overall54  
    2006/2007 World Junior Championships Overall59  
    2005/2006 World Junior Championships Overall69  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m13  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m18  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1000m28  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m34  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m35  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m36  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m38  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m38  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m39  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m40  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m42  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m42  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m43  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m44  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m45  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m46  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m53  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m55  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m57  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m60  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m63  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m66  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m68  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m68  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m69  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m75  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m86  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m94  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m96  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m97  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m100  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m131  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m131