Igor Milanović

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Igor Milanović
VK Partizan - Eurolegue Final Four Rome 2011.jpg
Igor Milanović (ducks)
Personal information
Born 18 December 1965 (1965-12-18) (age 48)
Belgrade, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia

Igor Milanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Игор Милановић; born 18 December 1965) is a retired Serbian water polo player who had an illustrious professional career spanning twenty years. He is now a water polo coach.

Milanović was born in Belgrade, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia. He played a total of 349 games for the Yugoslav national team, scoring 540 goals. As a player he won numerous trophies: he was a two-time Olympic gold medalist, a two-time World Championship winner, European Championship winner, a two-time FINA Cup winner, and a three-time Euroleague Championship winner. On 13 May 2006, he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale.

In June 2009, Milanović was named the head coach of Partizan Raiffeisen after Dejan Udovičić stepped down. In 2011 as a head coach of Partizan Raiffeisen, he won the Euroleague Championship.

Club career[edit]

Clubs he played for[edit]

Honours[edit]

As a player[edit]

VK Partizan
  • National Championship of Yugoslavia (3): 1983–84, 1986–87, 1987–88
  • National Cup of Yugoslavia (4): 1981–82, 1984–85, 1986–87, 1987–88
  • Mediterranean Cup (1): 1989
Mladost
  • National Championship of Yugoslavia (1): 1989–90
  • LEN Euroleague (2): 1989–90, 1990–91
  • Mediterranean Cup (1): 1991
VK Crvena Zvezda
  • National Championship of Yugoslavia (1): 1991–92
CN Catalunya
Roma
PVK Budva
  • National Championship of Serbia and Montenegro (1): 1993–94

As a coach[edit]

VK Partizan
  • National Championship of Serbia (2): 2009–10, 2010–11
  • National Cup of Serbia (3): 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12
  • LEN Euroleague (1): 2010–11
  • LEN Supercup (1): 2011
  • Eurointer League (2): 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Tom Hoad Cup (1): 2011

References[edit]

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Matija Ljubek
(for  Yugoslavia)
Flagbearer for  Yugoslavia
Atlanta 1996
Succeeded by
Vladimir Grbić