Diving Competition In Bosnia Draws Big Crowd


More than 10,000 people gathered in a city in southern Bosnia to watch the 452nd annual diving competition with participants jumping from the historic Old Bridge.

The competitors leaped from the 88 foot high bridge into the cold, fast-flowing river below to the excited cheers of spectators.

The competition has been drawing huge crowds of people, eager to witness the daring skill.

Diving from the Old Bridge, which was originally built by the Ottomans in 1566, has been a rite of passage for generations.

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