Origin of Impairment
S4, SB3, SM4
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2006 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport to improve his health.
Club / Team
PK Natator: Zagreb, CRO
Name of coach
Ferdinand Major [club], CRO; Ivan Perzel [club], CRO; Igor Berislavic [national]
Tomy (Facebook profile, 09 May 2019)
Socialising with friends. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing seventh in the S4 100m and 200m freestyle events at the 2018 European Championships in Dublin, Ireland. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019; paralympic.org, 19 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Spanish Para swimmer Xavi Torres. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2010 Sporting Hope by the Croatian Paralympic Committee. (natator.hr, 01 Jan 2020)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (hrvatskareprezentacija.hr, 10 Dec 2016)
He was born with undeveloped limbs. (Hrvatska Reprezentacija YouTube channel, 17 Oct 2016)
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