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PILJAK Stanko
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Croatia   
GenderMen
Age48
Place of BirthVinkovci, YUG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2, SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vinkovci, CRO
Languages
Croatian
Higher education
Agricultural Studies - University of Osijek: Croatia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in 2005.
Why this sport?
He was looking for something to do in his free time. He initially looked into taking up archery, but he then discovered that the local shooting club had a section for people with an impairment.
Club / Team
SKOI Kristinka Maticic Vinkovci : Croatia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (novosti.hr, 31 Mar 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2016, 2017, and 2018 he was named Para Athlete of the Year in Vinkovci, Croatia. (grad-vinkovci.hr, 06 Feb 2019; novosti.hr, 16 Feb 2018; glas-slavonije.hr, 11 Feb 2017)

He was named the 2015 Para Athlete of the Year in Vukovar-Srijem, Croatia. (vusz.hr, 09 Feb 2016)
Impairment
He was injured by a landmine in 1993. (novosti.hr, 31 Mar 2019; hpo.hr, 15 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
30 2012 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 589
25 2012 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 588
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
28 2010 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
15 2010 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 576
39 2010 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
12 2014 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 606.9
45 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 613.8
36 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.8
World Cup (Osijek)
Rank Year Event Result
42 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 613.3
9 2015 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 609.9
21 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.0
30 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 610.9
13 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.6
32 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 614.3
27 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.9
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
31 2013 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 613.1
18 2013 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 607.8
28 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.6
19 2022 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 619.8
21 2022 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.1