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GASPAR Vladimir
Sport Para athletics
NPC Croatia   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthNovi Sad, YUG
Height1.44 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F41
Further Personal Information
Residence
Zadar, CRO
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Croatian, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2017 in Zadar, Croatia.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to take part in sports in general and athletics was the only one for me in Zadar [Croatia]."
Club / Team
AK Fortius : Zadar, CRO
Name of coach
Edi Stipic [club], CRO, from 2017
Training Regime
He trains for two hours a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Croatia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Berlin, GER
General Interest
Nicknames
Vlado (Facebook profile, 11 Sep 2017)
Hobbies
Football, table tennis, swimming, pool. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F41 javelin throw at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Edi Stipic. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Roberto Carlos. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He has competed in Para swimming at national level. (057info.hr, 03 Apr 2012)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and to compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (zadarskilist.hr, 08 Apr 2019, 15 Nov 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2018 Javelin Throw F41 32.75