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Mateo Micic

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S1

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started with sports in 1991.

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athens, 2004)
Memorable sporting achievement
Going to the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens.(vimeo.com, 30 Jul 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Every day is a new day, a new battle for me. When I wake up I say to myself, today you will fight and win again. And that's my goal everyday: breaking my own barriers" (vimeo.com, 30 Jul 2009)
Other information
DISABILITY
His disability affects coordination, flexibility and mobility of his legs. "I think I can handle it pretty well. They only have to help me to dress, the rest I do it by myself. I use the walker for short distances and the wheel chair for the rest, imagine crossing the street with a walker- I will start today and end Sunday afternoon." (vimeo.com, 30 Jul 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 6
Men's 50 m Backstroke S1 Final Round 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S1 Final Round 7
Men's 50 m Backstroke S1 Final Round 5