A picture taken on April 2, 2020, shows the Mostar statue dedicated to martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee, wearing surgical gloves and a face mask. Photo: AFP A picture taken on April 2, 2020, shows the Mostar statue dedicated to martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee, wearing surgical gloves and a face mask. Photo: AFP
A picture taken on April 2, 2020, shows the Mostar statue dedicated to martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee, wearing surgical gloves and a face mask. Photo: AFP
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Bruce Lee statue – when Mostar beat Hong Kong to the punch by 24 hours

  • Kung fu film star – picked because of his popularity among Bosnian Muslims, Croats and Serbs – has been immortalised globally
  • Bosnian bronze unveiled a day before Hong Kong’s in 2005 but fan club were ‘happy to see that others share our love of Bruce’

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A picture taken on April 2, 2020, shows the Mostar statue dedicated to martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee, wearing surgical gloves and a face mask. Photo: AFP A picture taken on April 2, 2020, shows the Mostar statue dedicated to martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee, wearing surgical gloves and a face mask. Photo: AFP
A picture taken on April 2, 2020, shows the Mostar statue dedicated to martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee, wearing surgical gloves and a face mask. Photo: AFP
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