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Milos Ranitovic

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Languages
English, German, Italian, Serbian
Higher education
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]

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Montenegro
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA

General interest

Hobbies
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)
Injuries
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)
Other sports
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)
Impairment
He was born with a visual impairment. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-26 9999
Men's High Jump T13 Final 1 2013-07-26 7
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T12 Final 1 2015-10-25 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T13 Final 1 2017-07-18 6