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SLIVAR Josip
Sport Para athletics, Para powerlifting
NPC Croatia   
GenderMen
Age49
Place of BirthBjelovar, YUG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F64
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Vesna, daughter Klara
Residence
Bjelovar, CRO
Languages
Croatian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1998.
Club / Team
AK Sokol: Bjelovar, CRO
Name of coach
Zoran Cuic [club], CRO
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Croatia at three consecutive editions of the Paralympic Games between 2008 and 2016. (budidiokojinedostaje.hr, 01 Sep 2016)
Other sports
He represented Croatia in Para table tennis from 1996 to 1998. He also competed in Para powerlifting at the 2006 World Championships in Busan, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Jun 2017; sportilus.com, 27 Aug 2016; hpo.hr, 15 Aug 2012)
Impairment
In 1993 he injured his right leg while serving in the armed forces. The limb has been amputated below the knee. (Facebook profile, 27 Jul 2014; novilist.hr, 07 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 Shot Put F44 14.67
7 2012 Shot Put F42/44 15.07
5 2012 Discus Throw F44 46.70
7 2016 Discus Throw F44 47.39
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
12 2002 Shot Put F44 10.97
5 2006 Shot Put F44 14.09
7 2011 Discus Throw F44 43.06
3 2011 Shot Put F44/46 14.05
4 2013 Discus Throw F44 47.17
3 2013 Shot Put F44 14.92
5 2015 Discus Throw F44 47.23
6 2015 Shot Put F44 14.08
10 2017 Discus Throw F44 45.69
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
  2006 +100kg  NoM
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Shot Put F44 14.57
4 2014 Discus Throw F44 45.59
4 2016 Discus Throw F44/46 48.29