Sports Biography

Petar was born on August, 2, 1996. He developed interest in triathlon from young age and showed a great potential as a junior athlete. Throughout his athletic career as a triathlete, Petar acquired a lot of experience participating in multiple junior development camps held by ETU including Alicante, Spain ETU development camp 2011, and two ETU camps in Kladovo, Serbia . He was coached by some of the most knowledgeable triathlon coaches. Yet, two of the career and totally dedicate to Track&Field. Outstanding accomplishments in U23 category on track, especially in 800m and coaches who contributed the most to Petar’s athletic success were coach Vladimir Savic, a founder and owner of COACHSAVIC and coach Sergio Santos, ITU Head Coach and coach of Brasilian Spanish professor and Phd, Roberto Cejuela Anta in 2013 (Premanon, France). In 2015, at the age of 19, Petar decided to end his triathlon 1500m events, gave him an opportunity for athletic scholarship at Lenoir-Rhyne national team 2014-15....

Petar has also participated in two European Junior Triathlon Championships (Alaya, Turkey 2013; Kitzbuhel, Austria, 2014) and numerous European Cups (Instanbul 2013, Brno 2013-2014, Alaya 2014, Tisajvaros 2013-2014). He was a part of a comparative study on altitude training effects versus hypoxic room effects on athletic performance conducted by University in North Carolina, USA, where he spent 4 years competing in Division II Track&Field.

Petar graduated from High School “Uros Predic” in his hometown Pancevo, majoring in Natural Sciences. He is currently completing his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, NC, USA. During his time at Lenoir- Rhyne, Petar has been focused on a field of exercise physiology and sports performance. He has specialized in endurance sports such as triathlon, distance running, swimming and cycling, where he previously had a lot of experience as an athlete.