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Patrik Jagodic



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Šencur, SLO
English, Slovene

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in the sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
He was interested in sport from early age and has also played table tennis. He then decided to dedicate himself to swimming, which is his passion.
Club / Team
Kamnik Swimming Club: Slovenia
Name of coach
Emil Tahirovic [club], SLO; Jana Cander [national], SLO

General interest

Most influential person in career
His parents. (, 28 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol
Slovenian Para swimmer Darko Duric. (, 28 Jul 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Free your mind. Take your mark, jump in the water and swim as fast you can." (Facebook profile, 22 Jul 2016)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2016 Most Talented Young Para Athlete by the Slovenian Para Sport Federation. (, 28 Jul 2016)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (, 28 Jul 2016)
He was diagnosed with arthrogryposis at birth. The condition causes joint contractures. (, 28 Jul 2016)
Other information
He has served as an ambassador of the 'Become an Athlete' programme, launched by Slovenian Paralympic Committee. The scheme aims to support the inclusion of young people with an impairment in different sporting activities. (, 2018)