Natasa Kovacevic
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Serb basketball star bounces back from losing leg

At 19 years old, Natasa Kovacevic was one of Serbia's most promising young basketball players.

She had just joined the Hungarian team, Uni Gyor, when disaster struck in September 2013.

The team bus crashed on the way to a game, killing both the general manager and the coach.

Natasa lost the lower part of her left leg below the knee and spent the next three months in hospital.

Less than three years on, Natasa is three months into a comeback, taking her place in the starting line-up of the renowned Serbian team, Red Star Belgrade.

Natasa Kovacevic spoke to BBC News about the fight back from her darkest day.

  • 27 Feb 2016
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