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TADIC Nemanja
Sport Para athletics, Para swimming
NPC Serbia   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthNiš, YUG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T63
Further Personal Information
Residence
Niš, SRB
Occupation
Student
Languages
Serbian
Higher education
Marketing - Metropolitan University: Belgrade, SRB
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2018.
Why this sport?
He met coach Nikola Randelovic at a gym, and asked him if he could try his hand at shot put. However, the coach advised him to train in high jump instead, due to his height.
Club / Team
AK Zeleznicar: Niš, SRB
Name of coach
Nikola Randelovic, SRB, from 2018
General Interest
Hobbies
Swimming. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning four gold medals in swimming at the 2016 European Universities Games in Croatia. (South Media channel, 01 Oct 2016; niskevesti.rs, 19 Jul 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Nikola Randjelovic. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always keep your head held high!" (niskevesti.rs, 19 Jul 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para swimming at international level. (niskevesti.rs, 19 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (blic.rs, 03 Oct 2016; niskevesti.rs, 19 Jul 2018)
Impairment
At age seven he was diagnosed with bone cancer, resulting in his left leg being amputated. (blic.rs, 03 Oct 2016)
Other information
FROM SWIMMING TO ATHLETICS
He was a successful Para swimmer in Serbia, however in 2018 he realised that he needed a new challenge. "I have swam in an intensive and professional way since 2012. I have to admit that some tiredness of swimming occurred and I decided to try my hand at high jump." (niskevesti.rs, 19 Jul 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 High Jump T42/44/63/64 1.46
European Championships (Overall) - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
Heat 2014 50m Freestyle S9 31.49
Heat 2014 100m Freestyle S9 1:08.51