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Milos Mitic

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F51

Further personal information

Residence
Belgrade, SRB
Languages
English, Serbian
Higher education
Electrical Engineering - University of Belgrade: Serbia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
He went to the gym, skied and played basketball before he sustained his impairment. "After my accident I had to play sport again because it is in my blood. It is what I have done my whole life, what I find fulfilment in and what I love to do."
Club / Team
AK Pogledi: Belgrade, SRB
Name of coach
Ivana Zuber [personal], SRB, from 2016
Training Regime
He trains twice a day.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Serbia

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, writing a novel. (Radio 2M YouTube channel, 12 Jan 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F51 club throw at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and claiming silver in the F51 club throw at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Radio 2M YouTube channel, 12 Jan 2017; djurdjevak.com, 02 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Serbian Para athlete Nemanja Dimitrijevic. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to win a gold medal at an international event. (Radio 2M YouTube channel, 12 Jan 2017; djurdjevak.com, 02 Aug 2017)
Impairment
He injured his spine after falling on ice in 2005, which resulted in quadriplegia. (alo.rs, 18 Sep 2016; Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a life coach. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final Round 2016-09-16 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F51 Final 1 2017-07-17 3