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Women In Sport: 3 - Meet Tilka Paljk a Zambian female swimmer.

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Tilka Paljk is a 21-year-old Zambian (born in Slovenia) female swimmer. She is set to represent Zambia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Her latest participation in a competition was in the women's 100-metres breaststroke event at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

Pajik started her career at the age of 11, and she was not always just a swimmer. In the early stages of her life, Pajik was a hockey player, a basketballer, swimmer and participated in many other sports disciplines.

"I started my career at 11 years, and my first trip for Zambia was to Zimbabwe, Where I competed only in the 50 Mts breaststroke, and I came out second. That was when I realised I was good at swimming, something I previously did know about. That was a door opener for me," Pajik told IMF sports weekly in an exclusive interview.


The 21-year-old has participated in all the swimming events that Zambia has to offer. She has also taken part in many international events like the 2013,2015 2016 and 2017 Wo…

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