31 July 1994 |
Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Weight||253 lb (115 kg)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||Discus throw, Shot put|
|Achievements and titles|
DT: 63.76 m (Eugene, Oregon, 2017)
He was born in Bosnia but moved to Split, Croatia. Until the age of 17 he played football, eventually switching to shot put. When he began he was a natural and many people around him believed he would eventually be an impressive discus thrower because of his build.
On 18 March 2016, competing at his very first senior world championships, in Portland, Mihaljević won the bronze medal in shot put competition with 20.87 m, his personal best.
In 2017, Filip become one of the few throwers who managed to capture both NCAA Outdoor Shot Put and Discus titles with impressive 21.30m and 63.76m respectively.
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