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Sport Para athletics
NPC Serbia   
Place of BirthUžice, YUG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Belgrade, SRB
English, Serbian
Higher education
Electrical Engineering - University of Belgrade: Serbia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
He went to the gym, skied and played basketball before he sustained his impairment. "After my accident I had to play sport again because it is in my blood. It is what I have done my whole life, what I find fulfilment in and what I love to do."
Club / Team
AK Pogledi: Belgrade, SRB
Name of coach
Ivana Zuber [personal], SRB, from 2016
Training Regime
He trains twice a day.
Senior International Debut
Competing for
General Interest
Reading, writing a novel. (Radio 2M YouTube channel, 12 Jan 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F51 club throw at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and claiming silver in the F51 club throw at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Radio 2M YouTube channel, 12 Jan 2017;, 02 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Serbian Para athlete Nemanja Dimitrijevic. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to win a gold medal at an international event. (Radio 2M YouTube channel, 12 Jan 2017;, 02 Aug 2017)
He injured his spine after falling on ice in 2005, which resulted in quadriplegia. (, 18 Sep 2016; Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other information
He works as a life coach. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 Club Throw F51 26.84
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 Club Throw F51 25.40
3 2017 Club Throw F51 29.06
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Club Throw F51 23.58
  2016 Club Throw F51  NoM
3 2018 Club Throw F51 27.06