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Tanja Cerkvenik

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Niko
Residence
Ljubljana, SLO
Occupation
Economist
Languages
Croatian, English, Serbian, Slovene
Higher education
Economics - Visokosolsko Sredisce Novo Mesto Higher Education Centre: Slovenia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 30 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Why this sport?
She loves the sport and believes that her life is easier because of it.
Name of coach
Luka Cmok [national]
Coach from which country?
Slovenia

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Slovenia
Location
Czech Republic

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Romana Kuhar, her family. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012, 15 Nov 2010)
Injuries
She experienced a TH12 fracture which took three years to recover from. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2010)
Other sports
She competed at the 2014 National Wheelchair Curling Championships in Ljubljana, Slovenia. (zveza-paraplegikov.si, 18 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F54-56 Final Round 5
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F54-56 Final 2011-01-27 6
Women's Shot Put F54-56 Final 2011-01-29 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-01 12
Women's Javelin F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-05 7