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LJUBISIC Ljiljana
Sport Para athletics
NPC Canada   
GenderWomen
Age58
Place of BirthBelgrade, YUG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Languages
English
General Interest
Nicknames
Lilo (liloinspires.com, 22 Oct 2012)
Awards and honours
She was inducted into the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame in 2011. (paralympic.ca, 2017)

She received the 2007 Juan Antonio Samaranch IOC President's Para Athlete Award from the United States Sports Academy. (liloinspires.com, 22 Oct 2012)

She was named one of the 20 most influential women in sport in 2003, 2004 and 2005 by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity [CAAWS]. (paralympic.ca, 2017)

She was presented with the AthleteCAN Leadership Award in 2005. (paralympic.ca, 2017)

She received the 2004 Women of Distinction Award from CAAWS. (paralympic.ca, 2017)

She was named the 1992 Athlete of the Year in British Columbia, Canada. (paralympic.ca, 2017)
Other sports
She has represented Canada in goalball. (paralympic.ca, 2017)
Impairment
She began to lose her sight at age one due to the misdiagnosis of an illness. She was declared completely blind in 1990. (liloinspires.com, 22 Oct 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She served as the first female chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] Athletes' Council between 2002 and 2009. She has also held positions on the International Olympic Committee [IOC] Athletes' Commission and the governing board of the IPC. (liloinspires.com, 22 Oct 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 1992 Discus Throw B1 32.98
2 1992 Shot Put B1 9.96
3 1996 Discus Throw F10-11 37.20 
3 1996 Shot Put F10-11 10.99 
4 2000 Discus Throw F12 35.04
  2000 Shot Put F12  DNS
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 1994 Shot Put F11 10.90
1 1994 Discus Throw F11 35.88
6 2002 Discus Throw F12 30.08