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PAVLIN Damjan
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Slovenia   
GenderMen
Age49
Place of BirthNovo Mesto, YUG
Height1.68 m
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Krško, SLO
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Slovene
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1999 at his local shooting club.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to begin shooting by his younger brother, who was already involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Strelsko Drustvo Leskovec: Slovenia
Name of coach
Polona Sladic [national]; Ales Kosmac [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2000
Competing for
Slovenia
Location
Germany
General Interest
Nicknames
Damo (docstoc.com, 07 Sep 2008)
Hobbies
Viticulture. (24ur.com, 27 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Polona Sladic. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Injuries
In 2010 he broke his left femur [thigh bone]. He needed five months to recover. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Shooting is only 30% of the task, the other 70% is mental." (troblja.com, 01 Dec 2004)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2007 Athlete of the Year by the Paralympic Sports Federation of Slovenia and the Paralympic Committee of Slovenia. (zsis.si, 07 Dec 2009)
Impairment
He was involved in a farming accident which resulted in the amputation of his left hand and his right leg above the knee. (Athlete, 24 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2004 Air Rifle Prone SH2 703.6
4 2004 Air Rifle Standing SH2 702.1
5 2008 Air Rifle Prone SH2 704.0
12 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH2 596
5 2012 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 705.6
17 2012 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 596
Qualification 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  DSQ
Qualification 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.8
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2006 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 700.9
6 2006 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 703.6
8 2010 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 700.2
12 2010 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
19 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.7
10 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 634.2
32 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.7
32 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.7
18 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.8
50 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.1
World Cup (Osijek)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 103.8
4 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 168.7
14 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.2
10 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 630.2
13 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.0
7 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 104.3
14 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.6
9 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 633.0
9 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.2
23 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.2
18 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.2
22 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.2
28 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 616.7
13 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.6
14 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.6
28 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.8
20 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 619.8
  2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  DSQ
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2013 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 187.8
22 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.4
12 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.5
17 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.9
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
24 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 613.8
12 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 633.7