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Caba
Siladji
SerbiaSerbia, SRB
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
23 August 1990
Height
184 cm
Residence
Novi Sad, SRB
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Serbian
Higher education
Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering - University of Novi Sad: Serbia

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 1997 in Becej, Serbia.
Why this sport?
He initially competed in both swimming and water polo, but chose to pursue swimming as he was achieving better results in the sport.
Club / Team
PK Vojvodina Novi Sad [SRB] / Hodmezovasarhely Debrecen [HUN]:
Name of coach
Igor Beretic [national], SRB

General Interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Instagram profile, 10 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2006 World Youth Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, claiming gold at the 2008 European Junior Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, and competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (RTS Tako Stoje Stvari - Zvanicni YouTube channel, 11 May 2017; kurir.rs, 01 Dec 2016)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (skolskisportsrbije.weebly.com, 2017)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He has a list of his favourite songs that he listens to on shuffle play before races. (sportindeks.rs, 28 Jun 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Education comes first for me because my swimming career will only last a few more years." (Radio Televizija Vojvodine YouTube channel, 11 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and to pursue a career in biochemical engineering after he has retired from competitive sport. (RTS Tako Stoje Stvari - Zvanicni YouTube channel, 11 May 2017; oradio.rs, 27 Jun 2016)