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Ante Rada

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Split, CRO
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Croatian, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2002 in Split, Croatia.
Why this sport?
He wanted to improve his health.
Club / Team
PK Cipal: Split, CRO
Name of coach
Igor Berislavic [national], CRO

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Croatia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Reykjavík, ISL

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning his first medal in 2005 in Zagreb, Croatia. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His family. (slobodnadalmacija.hr, 28 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (slobodnadalmacija.hr, 28 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was born with arthrogryposis, a condition that causes joint contractions in the body. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017; slobodnadalmacija.hr, 28 Dec 2017)
Other information
MUSICIAN
He plays the mandolin, and graduated from the Music School Josip Hatze in Split, Croatia. (slobodnadalmacija.hr, 28 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 1 2015-07-17 9
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final 1 2015-07-18 7
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 2 2015-07-18 11
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 1 2015-07-18 8
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Final 1 2017-12-04 5
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Final 1 2017-12-05 3