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Mladen Tomic

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F63

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Dora
Residence
Vinkovci, CRO
Languages
Croatian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began practising Para sports in 1999. He took up Para athletics seriously in 2006 at the AK Agram club in Zagreb, Croatia.
Why this sport?
He initially took up swimming and athletics as a hobby, but began taking Para athletics seriously once he started training with Ivan Ivancic at AK Agram.
Club / Team
AK Agram: Zagreb, CRO

General interest

Nicknames
Mladjo (Facebook profile, 29 Apr 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. (glas-slavonije.hr, 29 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family, coaches and teammates. (glas-slavonije.hr, 29 Aug 2016)
Injuries
He broke his arm during a training session in May 2013. (agramak.hr, 11 May 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Every day I give my best, without fear of falling." (budidiokojinedostaje.hr, 2016)
Impairment
At age two he was involved in a train accident, which resulted in the amputation of his left leg above the knee. His uncle and his cousin were killed in the incident. (hpo.hr, 16 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final Round 6
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final 2011-01-25 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42/44 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
Men's Javelin F42 Final Round 2012-09-07 10
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final 1 2015-10-22 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final Round 2016-09-12 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F42 Final 1 2017-07-22 6