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Tomi Brajsa

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S4, SB3, SM4

Further personal information

Residence
Zagreb, CRO
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Croatian

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]

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Croatia

General interest

Nicknames
Tomy (Facebook profile, 09 May 2019)
Hobbies
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)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (hrvatskareprezentacija.hr, 10 Dec 2016)
Impairment
He was born with undeveloped limbs. (Hrvatska Reprezentacija YouTube channel, 17 Oct 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Butterfly S5 Heat 1 5