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Thousands of cyclists from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina arrived in Potocari

Participants of the Gorazde-Srebrenica Cycling Marathon arrived in Potočari on Wednesday, where they will attend the mass funeral of 14 victims of the genocide committed in Srebrenica in July 1995.

The 12th Goražde – Srebrenica cycling marathon, organised by the Goražde Cycling Club, started this morning from the town on the Drina.

Ten cyclists participated in the 170-kilometer marathon to commemorate the victims of the genocide in Srebrenica and to send the message that this should never be forgotten or repeated.

The cycling marathon started from Goražde and passed through Novi Goražde, Rogatica, Sokolac, Han Pijesak, Vlasenica, Konjević Polje, Bratunac and reached the Potočari Memorial Centre in the afternoon.

Participants of the Bihać – Srebrenica Cycling Marathon “Never Repeat and Never Forget” arrived in Potočari on Wednesday. On July 8, more than 300 cyclists set off from Bihać to Srebrenica to commemorate the victims of the genocide.

The Bihac – Srebrenica cycling marathon was held for the 20th time.

The cyclists covered about 500 kilometers and were joined by marathon participants and motorcyclists on the way to Srebrenica.

Marathon participants said it was a symbolic sign of respect for all victims of the genocide in Srebrenica.

According to Anadolu Agency, on July 11 this year, the bodies of 14 more victims of the genocide committed in Srebrenica in 1995 will be buried in the Srebrenica Memorial Centre – Potočari Cemetery.

Photo: Elman Omic/Anadolu Agency