BLC OPEN-MEMORIAL DRAGAN MILINKOVIĆ HELD
[:sr]The already traditional memorial table tennis tournament Dragan Milinković, organized by Banjaluka College, was held on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in the sports hall "Obilićevo". The seventh memorial, dedicated to the tragically deceased student and athlete Dragan Milinković.
We can rightly say that this is the "unofficial championship of the city of Banja Luka"
Over 100 competitors took part in the memorial in three competitions:
- seniors (active competitors)
- senior women (active competitors)
- students (recreational)
For the three first-place winners in all three categories, appropriate prizes were provided, as well as cups for the first-place winners.
All participants were also provided with special gifts and certificates of appreciation.
Dragan Vuković Skaka opened the tournament on behalf of the Ministry of Family, Youth and Sports in the RS Government, who emphasized that this is an event supported by this ministry and wished for good sports results.
On behalf of the organizers of Banjaluka College, Prof. Dr. Mladen Mirosavljević greeted the attendees, emphasizing the importance of sports in the development of young people and the need for Banjaluka College to make efforts to make this memorial better and better every year.
On behalf of the Milinković family, the father of the tragically deceased sportsman addressed the audience in an emotional greeting.
On behalf of the Sports Table Tennis Association of Banja Luka, Igor Mihajlović invited visitors and competitors to a sports environment and fight for points dedicated to the great athlete and student Dragan Milinković.
The technical organizer of the tournament, Danilo Novaković, himself a competitor and former student, invited his colleagues to a knightly fight and to devote every point to the need to live better and to develop sportsmanship and chivalry among all the categories that compete today at this memorial, with the wish that next year this memorial tournament will be in the calendar of sports events in Banja Luka and in the calendar of table tennis sports competitions in the Republic of Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In the senior women's competition, the order is as follows:
1. Marija Gnjatić
2. Sara Dragišić
3. Rašula Dragana
In the senior competition, the order is as follows:
1. Mihailović Nikola
2. Mihailović Luka
3. Marchetić Siniša
In the competition of recreational students, the order is as follows:
1. Pejić Draško
2. Tomas Dejan
3. Nemanja Mijatović