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GIMPELJ Jaka
Sport Para swimming
NPC Slovenia   
GenderMen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Languages
Croatian, English, Slovene
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began focusing on swimming in 2012.
Why this sport?
He played water polo as a youngster, but he took up swimming after watching the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London. "I feel that water is my natural environment."
Name of coach
Jana Cander [national], SLO
General Interest
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, Slovenian Para swimmer Darko Duric. (mladi-upi.si, 01 Jan 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (mladi-upi.si, 01 Jan 2014)
Impairment
He was born without his right forearm. (mladi-upi.si, 01 Jan 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.