Adnan Gutic

Sport: Paralympic Judo
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 73kg
Classification: B1
DOB: January 3, 1985
Current Residence: St. Louis, MO



Personal Profile:

Adnan was born in Bosnia and escaped the war with his parents when he was a child. Growing up in St. Louis, MO, Adnan attended the Missouri School for the Blind where he excelled in wrestling. He also wrestled for Linwood University. While in college, he picked up judo to augment his wrestling. In 2009, USA Judo held visually impaired divisions for the first time and Adnan won the 81kg division. Adnan made his first IBSA World Championship Team in 2010 and was also a member of the 2011 IBSA World Games Team. He is currently ranked #1 in the United States at 81kg and will be representing the US at the 2015 Para Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada. Adnan currently lives in St. Louis, MO and trains at the White Dragon Judo Club.

Major Judo Awards:

  • 2015 IBSA World Games Team Member, 81 Kg
  • 2014 IBSA World Team Member, 81Kg
  • 2014 US National Championships – Gold, Visually Impaired Men, 81Kg
  • 2013 IBSA Pan American Championships – Gold, Visually Impaired Men, 81Kg
  • 2011 US Open – Gold, Visually Impaired Men 73Kg
  • 2011 President’s Cup – Gold, Visually Impaired Men 73Kg
  • 2011 IBSA World Team Member, 73Kg
  • 2010 US National Championships – Gold, Visually Impaired Men, 73Kg
  • 2010 IBSA World Team Member, 73Kg
  • 2009 US National Championships – Gold, Visually Impaired Men, 81Kg