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Nihad Basic

Bosnia & Herzegovina

SportShort Track
NOCBosnia & Herzegovina
Born18 Jun 1993 in Sarajevo 
ResidenceSarajevo, BIH
LanguagesBosnian, Croatian, English, Serbian
Higher educationSport Studies
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.567 18 Jan 2014 Dresden  
    1000m 1:31.303 19 Jan 2014 Dresden  
    1500m 2:24.999 17 Oct 2013 Bormio  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKKK Bosna: Sarajevo, BIH  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was playing ice hockey when he first saw people skating. He liked the idea of going fast, so he gave it a try and found he liked it.  
Name of coachAleksandra Danesic [club]; Loth David Mano [national], HUN  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Hero / IdolUS boxer Muhammad Ali. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
InjuriesHe sustained an injury to his lower back in 2011. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2011 European Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2013)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2012/2013 European Championships Overall28  
    2013/2014 European Championships Overall34  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m36  
    2011/2012 European Championships Overall38  
    2010/2011 European Championships Overall39  
    2015/2016 European Championships Overall39  
    2014/2015 European Championships Overall41  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m46  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m46  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m47  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall47  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m49  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall51  
    2010/2011 World Junior Championships Overall58  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m59  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m59  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m83  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m84  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m89  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m89  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m106