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Video: Born without arms, 6-yr-old Ismail is a champion swimmer

Video: Born without arms, 6-yr-old Ismail is a champion swimmer
Ismail Zulfic was born with no arms and curved toes on his right foot (Photo: AFP)

Who says your deformity or disability can’t make you successful? …

Bosnian: Here is an inspiring story of 6-year-old Bosnian, who was born without arms and with a foot deformity but that does not defy the wonder kid to achieve his fete.

Ismail Zulfic’s deformity hasn’t let that stop him from becoming a swimming champion. The Bosnian born happily paddles across an Olympic-sized pool in Sarajevo.

Zulfic happily paddles across like a fish in the pool… 

Ismail’s parents had persuaded him into the pool for therapeutic treatment.

Thankfully, a man named Kapo who set up the ‘Spid swimming club’ for disabled children helped him overcame his fear of the water.

With proper guidance and supervision, Kapo turn Ismail’s fear of the water into a positive and exciting experience and now he is like a fish in the pool.

Ismail’s parents never imagine that their ‘shy and unwilling to talk to strangers’ son, would become a gold medal-winning swimmer at a regional swimming competition.