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Lucija Planinc

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13

Further personal information

Residence
Ljubljana, SLO

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I feel most safe and relaxed in water. Sport has always inspirited me with positive energy because I feel confident and equal with others."
Club / Team
Olimpija Swimming Club: Ljubljana, SLO
Name of coach
Jana Cander [national], SLO

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her parents, and her friends. (zsis.si, 03 Oct 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Before I was involved in sports, I was less confident and disciplined. Today, as a person, I am much stronger, find it easier to combine sport and school, and in general my life is better." (si21.com, 03 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (zsis.si, 03 Oct 2018)
Other information
AMBASSADOR
She has served as an ambassador of the 'Become an Athlete' programme, launched by the Slovenian Paralympic Committee. The scheme aims to support the inclusion of young people with an impairment in different sporting activities. (zsis.si, 03 Oct 2018)