Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
English, German, Italian, Serbian
Management, Tourism - Mediterranean University: Podgorica, MNE
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Bar, Montenegro.
Why this sport?
His brother was a professional athlete and convinced him to take up the sport to improve his physical health, and also to keep him off the streets.
Name of coach
Goran Obradovic [personal]
Listening to music. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the T12 high jump at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His brother Ilija and his coach Goran Obradovic. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Serbian long jumper Ivana Spanovic. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
After injuring his thigh muscle while warming up at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales, he was unable to compete in the long jump and javelin throw events. (vijesti.me, 23 Aug 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Better to do a lot of training, so that you bleed less in battle." (Athlete, 20 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2013 Best Para Athlete in Bar, Montenegro. (vijesti.me, 17 Dec 2013)
His older brother Ilija has represented Montenegro in athletics. He competed in the 800m at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
He was born with a visual impairment. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
|Men's Long Jump T12||Final 1||2013-07-26||9999|
|Men's High Jump T13||Final 1||2013-07-26||7|
|Men's High Jump T12||Final 1||2015-10-25||5|
|Men's High Jump T13||Final 1||2017-07-18||6|