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BRAJŠA Tomi
Sport Para swimming
NPC Croatia   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthZagreb, CRO
Height1.16 m
Weight 37 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4
Further Personal Information
Residence
Zagreb, CRO
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Croatian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to improve his health.
Club / Team
PK Natator Zagreb: Croatia
Name of coach
Ferdinand Major [club], CRO; Slobodan Glavcic [national], CRO
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Croatia
General Interest
Nicknames
Tomy (Facebook profile, 09 May 2019)
Hobbies
Socialising with friends. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing seventh in the S4 100m and 200m freestyle events at the 2018 European Championships in Dublin, Ireland. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019; paralympic.org, 19 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Spanish Para swimmer Xavi Torres. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2009 he received a Breakthrough Award from the Croatian Paralympic Committee. (natator.hr, 01 Jan 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (hrvatskareprezentacija.hr, 10 Dec 2016)
Impairment
He was born with undeveloped limbs. (Hrvatska Reprezentacija YouTube channel, 17 Oct 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2010 50m Butterfly S5 1:04.47
Heats 2019 100m Freestyle S4 1:39.58
Heats 2019 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:26.54
Heats 2019 50m Backstroke S4 57.97
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S4 46.68
Heats 2019 200m Freestyle S4 3:31.59
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heat 2014 100m Freestyle S5 1:41.69
Heat 2014 50m Butterfly S5 1:01.46
Heat 2014 200m Freestyle S5 3:36.60
8 2014 50m Freestyle S5 47.61
13 2016 50m Butterfly S5 56.76
8 2016 200m Freestyle S5 3:36.56
9 2016 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:32.60
12 2016 100m Freestyle S5 1:43.89
10 2018 50m Freestyle S4 45.80
8 2018 150m Individual Medley SM4 3:32.57
7 2018 200m Freestyle S4 3:27.34
9 2018 50m Backstroke S4 59.79