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Sanja Milojevic

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Palma de Mallorca, ESP
Occupation
Student
Languages
Croatian, Italian, Spanish, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She started swimming at age nine.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport for health reasons.
Club / Team
Illes Balears Swim Team: Palma de Mallorca, ESP
Name of coach
Toni Pomar
Coach from which country?
Spain
Coach from what year?
2009

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Croatia
Location
Brno, CZE

General interest

Hobbies
Playing Playstation and PC games, going the beach. cycling, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2010; Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being crowned short course world champion for the 400m freestyle in 2009. (Athlete, 16 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
Her coach, Toni Pomar. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
Canadian swimmer Stephanie Dixon. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Impossible is nothing." (Athlete, 16 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours
Received an award from the Croatian Paralympic Committee for her success as a young athlete in 2008. (braniteljski-portal.hr, 05 Feb 2009)
Ambitions
To win medals at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S9 Heat 1 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 6
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 5
Women's 5,000 m Open Water S10 Final Round 3