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Ana Majsec

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Croatia
Occupation
Student
Languages
Croatian, English
Higher education
Biochemistry - University of Zagreb: Croatia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age six in Zabok, Croatia.
Why this sport?
Doctors suggested swimming as part of her therapy.
Club / Team
PK Natator Zagreb: Croatia
Name of coach
Ferdinand Major [club], CRO, from 2010

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Croatia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first medal at a junior international competition In Brno, Czech Republic, in 2013. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Croatian Para swimmer Kristijan Vincetic. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named Best Croatian Para Sports Talent by the Croatian Paralympic Committee. (sd-olimp.hr, 28 Jan 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Dubravko Sivec channel on YouTube, 27 Feb 2015)
Impairment
Hemiparesis affects the right side of her body. (Athlete, 13 Aug 2018)