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Bogdan Djerkovic


Bogdan Djerkovic began training with the senior national team when he was 17. Since then, he was a member of Team Canada at the 2019 FINA World League Super Final. Before that, he helped Canada win bronze at the 2017 Youth Pan American Championships and the 2018 Junior Pan American Championships. He was also a member of the Canadian team at the 2017 World Junior Championships. Djerkovic plays collegiately for the University of the Pacific with Canadian teammate Jérémie Côté.


Getting into the Sport: Started playing water polo at age 6 because his dad thought it would be a good sport for him… Outside Interests: Attending University of the Pacific in Stockton, California…. Enjoys playing basketball and volleyball in the offseason as well as playing video games and learning new skills like juggling… Odds and Ends: Favourite quote: “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop” – Confucius…

Notable International Results

FINA World League: 2019 - 8th

FINA World Championships (Junior): 2017 - 10th

Pan American Championships (Junior): 2018 - BRONZE

Pan American Championships (Youth): 2017 - BRONZE