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Nađa Higl is a Serbia
Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...

n swimmer. She was World Champion in 200 m breaststroke.

Higl was awarded the title "Serbian Sportswoman of the year" for the year 2009 by the Olympic Committee of Serbia
Olympic Committee of Serbia
Olympic Committee of Serbia is the National Olympic Committee representing Serbia. It organizes the country's representatives at the Summer and Winter Olympic Games as well as at smaller events such as the Mediterranean Games.-History :...

 and golden badge, award for the best athlete of Serbia
Serbia
Serbia , officially the Republic of Serbia , is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Carpathian basin and the central part of the Balkans...

.

Swimming career


At the 2009 World Aquatics Championships
2009 World Aquatics Championships
The 2009 World Aquatics Championships or the XIII FINA World Championships were celebrated in Rome, Italy in 2009 from July 17 to August 2. The 2009 Championships featured competition in all 5 aquatics disciplines: diving, swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo.Rome won...

 she won gold medal in the 200 meters breaststroke
Swimming at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200m breaststroke
The heats for the women's 200 m breaststroke race at the 2009 World Championships took place in the morning and evening of 30 July and the final took place in the evening session of 31 July at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy.-Medalists:-Records:...

 final on 31 July 2009 with a time of 2:21.62, the new European record. She is the first Serbian woman to become a world champion in swimming.

She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics
2008 Summer Olympics
The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from August 8 to August 24, 2008. A total of 11,028 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees competed in 28 sports and 302 events...

 in 100 m breaststroke and 200 m breaststroke where she finished in qualification rounds as 43rd and 33rd respectively. At the 2009 Summer Universiade
2009 Summer Universiade
The 2009 Summer Universiade, officially known as the XXV Summer Universiade were celebrated in Belgrade, Serbia from 1 July to 12 July 2009. The event has also been organised by a range of co-host cities mostly in Vojvodina , close to Belgrade. It was the largest sporting event ever to be organised...

 she won silver medals in 100 m breaststroke and 200 m breaststroke.

Results

Year Event Location Discipline Position Time
2003 European Junior Swimming Championships
European Junior Swimming Championships
The European Junior Swimming Championships is an annual swimming competition for European swimmers organized by the Ligue Européenne de Natation and held over five days...

Glasgow
Glasgow
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the country's west central lowlands...

100 m breaststroke 24 1:15.95
200 m breaststroke 16 2:38.59
2006 European Championships   Budapest
Budapest
Budapest is the capital of Hungary. As the largest city of Hungary, it is the country's principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. In 2011, Budapest had 1,733,685 inhabitants, down from its 1989 peak of 2,113,645 due to suburbanization. The Budapest Commuter...

100 m breaststroke 44 1:16.99
200 m breaststroke 25 2:40.73
2007 European Championships 25 m
European Short Course Swimming Championships 2007
The European Short Course Swimming Championships 2007 was the fifteenth edition of the European Short Course Swimming Championships, held in Debrecen, Hungary between 13–16 December...

  Debrecen
Debrecen
Debrecen , is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. Debrecen is the regional centre of the Northern Great Plain region and the seat of Hajdú-Bihar county.- Name :...

100 m breaststroke 23 1:11.10
200 m breaststroke 23 2:31.14
2008 World Championships 25 m Manchester
Manchester
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100 m breaststroke 20 1:10.41
200 m breaststroke 15 2:28.47
2008
Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held over a thirteen day period from August 9 to August 21, with the conventional events ending on August 17 and the new marathon 10 km events being held on August 20 and 21...

Olympics
2008 Summer Olympics
The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from August 8 to August 24, 2008. A total of 11,028 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees competed in 28 sports and 302 events...

  Beijing
Beijing
Beijing , also known as Peking , is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of 19,612,368 as of 2010. The city is the country's political, cultural, and educational center, and home to the headquarters for most of China's...

100 m breaststroke 43 1:13.19
200 m breaststroke 33 2:32.78
2009 Mediterranean Games
2009 Mediterranean Games
The 2009 Mediterranean Games , officially known as the XVI Mediterranean Games, took place in Pescara, Italy, from 25 June to 5 July, 2009...

  Pescara
Pescara
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. As of January 1, 2007 it was the most populated city within Abruzzo at 123,059 residents, 400,000 with the surrounding metropolitan area...

100 m breaststroke 10 1:11.50
200 m breaststroke 4 2:29.79
4×100 m medley relay 5 1:07.75 (4:14.14)
2009 Summer Universiade
2009 Summer Universiade
The 2009 Summer Universiade, officially known as the XXV Summer Universiade were celebrated in Belgrade, Serbia from 1 July to 12 July 2009. The event has also been organised by a range of co-host cities mostly in Vojvodina , close to Belgrade. It was the largest sporting event ever to be organised...

  Belgrade
Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. According to official results of Census 2011, the city has a population of 1,639,121. It is one of the 15 largest cities in Europe...

100 m breaststroke 2 1:07.80
200 m breaststroke 2 2:24.20
4×100 m medley relay 15 1:13.70 (4:29.49)
2009 World Championships
2009 World Aquatics Championships
The 2009 World Aquatics Championships or the XIII FINA World Championships were celebrated in Rome, Italy in 2009 from July 17 to August 2. The 2009 Championships featured competition in all 5 aquatics disciplines: diving, swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo.Rome won...

  Rome
Rome
Rome is the capital of Italy and the country's largest and most populated city and comune, with over 2.7 million residents in . The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.Rome's history spans two and a half...

100 m breaststroke 16 1:08.13
200 m breaststroke
Swimming at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200m breaststroke
The heats for the women's 200 m breaststroke race at the 2009 World Championships took place in the morning and evening of 30 July and the final took place in the evening session of 31 July at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy.-Medalists:-Records:...

1 2:21.62
2009 European Championships 25 m   Istanbul
Istanbul
Istanbul , historically known as Byzantium and Constantinople , is the largest city of Turkey. Istanbul metropolitan province had 13.26 million people living in it as of December, 2010, which is 18% of Turkey's population and the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Europe after London and...

100 m breaststroke 11 1:06.41
200 m breaststroke 2 2:17.52
2010 European Championships 50 m   Budapest
Budapest
Budapest is the capital of Hungary. As the largest city of Hungary, it is the country's principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. In 2011, Budapest had 1,733,685 inhabitants, down from its 1989 peak of 2,113,645 due to suburbanization. The Budapest Commuter...

100 m breaststroke 22 1:10.97
200 m breaststroke 8 2:29.60
2011 World Championships
2011 World Aquatics Championships
The 14th FINA World Championships were held at July 16–31, 2011 in Shanghai, China at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. The 2011 World Championships featured five aquatics disciplines: swimming, water polo, diving, open water, and synchronised swimming...

  Shanghai
Shanghai
Shanghai is the largest city by population in China and the largest city proper in the world. It is one of the four province-level municipalities in the People's Republic of China, with a total population of over 23 million as of 2010...

200 m breaststroke
Swimming at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships – Women's 200 metre breaststroke
The women's 200 metre breaststroke competition of the swimming events at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships was held on July 28 with the heats and the semifinals and July 29 with the final.-Records:...

6 2:25.93

Personal life


Nađa's parents are father Dragan (Драган) and mother Snežana (Снежана). Her brother Sebastijan (Себастијан) is her personal trainer.

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