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JOKIC Dejan
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Serbia   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthŠid, YUG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Šid, SRB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Serbian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
"I did some sport before the accident. My doctor suggested I take up some sport again. I chose Para shooting. I really liked it, it was love from the first sight."
Club / Team
SKOSI Pobednik: Belgrade, SRB
Name of coach
Nenad Pajic [national], SRB; Dragan Markovic [national], SRB
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Serbia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in team event at the 2018 World Championships in Cheongju, South Korea. (Kopernikus RTV Sid Facebook page, 14 May 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Kopernikus RTV Sid Facebook page, 14 May 2018; espreso.rs, 02 Dec 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To achieve a success, you have to know what you want and give your 100% to it. Success is what comes with efforts." (espreso.rs, 02 Dec 2019)
Awards and honours
He, Dragan Ristic and Zdravko Savanovic were named the 2018 Best Team of the Year by the Serbian Paralympic Committee.(sport.blic.rs, 19 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Kopernikus RTV Sid Facebook page, 14 May 2018)
Impairment
In 2012 he dived into a river and fractured his cervical vertebrae, this resulted in quadriplegia. (espreso.rs, 02 Dec 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 627.8
8 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 124.7
10 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 630.4
8 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 125.5
25 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 602.0
World Cup (Antalya)
Rank Year Event Result
24 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 599.8
13 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.3
24 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.4
4 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 208.3
14 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.8
13 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 627.0
9 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 633.4
9 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.7
6 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 167.0
23 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 607.9
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 252.0
14 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 630.9
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
12 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
27 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
16 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
18 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
16 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
18 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2