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MILOJEVIC Sanja
Sport Para swimming
NPC Croatia   
GenderWomen
Age29
Place of BirthZagreb, YUG
Height1.77 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9
Further Personal Information
Residence
Palma de Mallorca, ESP
Occupation
Student
Languages
Croatian, Italian, Spanish, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She started swimming at age nine.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport for health reasons.
Club / Team
Illes Balears Swim Team: Palma de Mallorca, ESP
Name of coach
Toni Pomar
Coach from which country?
Spain
Coach from what year?
2009
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Croatia
Location
Brno, CZE
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing Playstation and PC games, going the beach. cycling, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2010; Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being crowned short course world champion for the 400m freestyle in 2009. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
Her coach, Toni Pomar. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Canadian swimmer Stephanie Dixon. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Impossible is nothing." (Athlete, 16 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
Received an award from the Croatian Paralympic Committee for her success as a young athlete in 2008. (braniteljski-portal.hr, 05 Feb 2009)
Ambitions
To win medals at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2010 100m Freestyle S9 1:08.74
5 2010 400m Freestyle S9 4:56.42
14 2010 100m Backstroke S9 1:21.98
3 2010 5km Open Water S1-S10 1:07:33.25