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Josip Slivar

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F64

Further personal information

Family
Wife Vesna, daughter Klara
Residence
Bjelovar, CRO
Languages
Croatian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 1998.
Club / Team
AK Sokol: Bjelovar, CRO

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Representing Croatia at three consecutive editions of the Paralympic Games between 2008 and 2016. (budidiokojinedostaje.hr, 01 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2019 Para Athlete of the Year in Bjelovar, Croatia. (klinki.hr, 19 Feb 2020)
Other sports
He represented Croatia in Para table tennis from 1996 to 1998. He also competed in Para powerlifting at the 2006 World Championships in Busan, Republic of Korea. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Jun 2017; sportilus.com, 27 Aug 2016; hpo.hr, 15 Aug 2012)
Impairment
In 1993 he injured his right leg while serving in the armed forces. The limb has been amputated below the knee. (Facebook profile, 27 Jul 2014; novilist.hr, 07 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F44 Final Round 12
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F44 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F44 Final Round 5
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's +100 kg Final Round 9999
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 2011-01-26 7
Men's Shot Put F44/46 Final 2011-01-28 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42/44 Final Round 2012-08-31 7
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 2012-09-06 5
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 1 2013-07-21 4
Men's Shot Put F44 Final 1 2013-07-27 3
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 1 2015-10-22 5
Men's Shot Put F44 Final 1 2015-10-27 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 2016-09-16 7
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final 1 2017-07-16 10