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Sport Para athletics
NPC Croatia   
Place of BirthVirovitica, CRO
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Further Personal Information
Grubišno Polje, CRO
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics at age 14.
Why this sport?
He was invited to start training by Croatian Para athlete Darko Kralj. "After the first training session I liked shot put and decided to continue with the sport."
Club / Team
AKOSI Otos Grubisno Polje: Croatia
Name of coach
Boris Kljajic [personal]
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F33 shot put at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany, and claiming gold at the 2017 IWAS World Games in Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal. (, 07 Mar 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family, and coach Boris Kljajic. (, 07 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2018 and 2019 he was named Best Para Athlete of the Year in Bjelovar-Bilogora County, Croatia. (, 12 Mar 2020)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 22 Aug 2018)
At age six he was diagnosed with dystonia, a neurological muscle movement disorder. (, 07 Mar 2019;, 04 Jul 2012)
Other information
He has served as president of the AKOSI Otos Grubisno Polje athletics club in Croatia. (, 12 Jan 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2021 Shot Put F33 11.25
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2013 Discus Throw F54/55/56 13.72
7 2017 Shot Put F33 8.86
5 2019 Shot Put F33 10.43
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Shot Put F33 10.10
3 2021 Shot Put F33 10.42