IJSBA Has received this touching bulletin from the Jet Ski Sport of Serbia:


With a sadness because he is not with us anymore and with a great pleasure, we would like to announce that member of Team Serbia – Cesare Vismara, who was tragically lose his life during the 2009 World Finals driving for Serbia, was posthumously awarded with the order of honor, according to the Law on Decorations of the Republic of Serbia.

Decorations of the Republic of Serbia are the highest sign of public recognition which is awarded for exceptional merit and work of great importance for the Republic of Serbia, founded on 26 October 2009.


According to the "Law on Decorations of the Republic of Serbia", which was adopted on 26 October 2009, and amended on May 26, 2010, the decorations of the Republic of Serbia are divided into three groups - orders, medals and memorials. Medals represent permanent decorations and have their own special rules - "statutes", while memorials are awarded to mark the events of great significance. Decorations awarded by this law, are created on the model of the decorations from the period when Serbia was Kingdom (1882-1918.)

Last year, Jet Ski Association of Serbia was sent an application to the President’s office for medals, with explanations about the proposal for decoration Cesare Vismara SRB#1, according to his merits to the Serbian jet ski sport and success that our country was made in period 2007-2009., while Vismara was driving under the flag of Serbia. After session of Commission for decorations, according to the relevant documents provided by Jet Ski Association of Serbia, our application was accepted and Veljko Sukalo, President of Jet Ski Association of Serbia was received in the Cesare and Cesare’s family name, gold medal for special merits for the Republic of Serbia and its citizens in the area of sport.


We are very grateful and honored, and we would like to thank to the Republic of Serbia, President of the Republic of Serbia H.E. Tomislav Nikolic, family of Cesare Vismara and all his friends around the world.

The medal will be presented to the family in Milan, date and time will be announced later.