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MATIC Miroslav
Sport Para athletics
NPC Croatia   
GenderMen
Age52
Place of BirthRijeka, YUG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F51
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rijeka, CRO
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 1997.
Club / Team
AK Srce: Rijeka, CRO
Senior International Debut
Year
1998
Competing for
Croatia
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was named the 2015 Best Sportsman with an Impairment of the Year by the Rijeka Sports Federation in Croatia. (sportcom.hr, 16 Dec 2015)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a traffic accident in 1988. (ssoi-pgz.hr, 26 Dec 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 Discus Throw F32/51 8.26 
10 2008 Discus Throw F32/51 9.43
8 2008 Club Throw F32/51 21.46
7 2012 Club Throw F31/32/51 24.03
  2012 Discus Throw F51/52/53  NoM
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 1998 Club Throw F51 16.19
11 2002 Discus Throw F32/51 7.11
6 2006 Discus Throw F51 8.83
8 2006 Club Throw F32/51 17.03
8 2011 Discus Throw F51-53 8.87
5 2013 Discus Throw F51/52/53 9.97
5 2013 Club Throw F31/32/51 23.13
7 2015 Discus Throw F52 9.85
9 2015 Club Throw F51 23.15
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Club Throw F51 23.23
6 2014 Discus Throw F52 9.71
5 2016 Club Throw F51 21.56