|Full name||Ivan Miljković|
September 13, 1979 |
Niš, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Height||2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||88 kg (190 lb)|
|Spike||354 cm (139 in)|
|Block||333 cm (131 in)|
|Current club||Fenerbahçe Grundig|
Ivan Miljković (Serbian: Иван Миљковић, pronounced [ǐv̞an mǐːʎkɔv̞it͡͡ɕ]; born September 13, 1979 in Niš) is a Serbian volleyball player, whose first club was Student Niš. Starting his professional career in Partizan Belgrade in 1997, Miljković plays for Fenerbahçe Grundig in Turkey. He signed two year contract on 30 June 2010.
Both in the club and in the national team he wears a jersey with number 14.
After this success he changed his club and started playing for Italian Lube Banca Macerata. In 2001 the Yugoslav team won the European Volleyball Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic. With his club, Lube Banca Macerata, he also won the Champions League (2001), twice the Italian Cup (2001, 2003) and three times the CEV Cup (2001, 2005, 2006).
On July 18, 2007, he signed a contract with the M. Roma Volley. The following year, on July 5, 2008, Olympiacos, announced that he will be continuing his career in Greece. In 2009 he won the Greek Championship and the Greek Cup and in 2010 the championship. On June 30, 2010, he signed a two-year contract for Fenerbahçe SK of Turkey.
He played in the national team of FR Yugoslavia for the first time a year later (on October 4, 1998 in a game against Turkey). In 2000 in Sydney the Yugoslav national team (members of which were also Vladimir Grbić, Nikola Grbić, Andrija Gerić, Goran Vujević) won the Olympic gold medal. In the final match against Russia Ivan Miljković scored the last point and after that fell on his knees. In March 2012, has officially retired from the Serbian National Team after 14 years and 288 played matches.
- 2001 World League "Most Valuable Player"
- 2001 World League "Best Scorer"
- 2001 European Championship "Most Valuable Player"
- 2001 European Championship "Best Scorer"
- 2001 World Grand Champions Cup "Most Valuable Player"
- 2001 World Grand Champions Cup "Best Scorer"
- 2002 World League "Most Valuable Player"
- 2002 World League "Best Scorer"
- 2003 World League "Most Valuable Player"
- 2003 World League "Best Scorer"
- 2005 World League "Most Valuable Player"
- 2005 World League "Best Scorer"
- 2005 World League "Best Server"
- 2005 European Championship "Best Server"
- 2005–06 Top Teams Cup "Most Valuable Player"
- 2005–06 Top Teams Cup "Best Scorer"
- 2005–06 Top Teams Cup "Best Blocker"
- 2007 European Championship "Best Scorer"
- 2007–08 CEV Cup "Best Spiker"
- 2009 World League "Best Scorer"
- 2009–10 CEV Champions League "Best Scorer"
- 2011 European Championship "Most Valuable Player"
- Best Volleyball Player in the History by volleyball-movies.net
- Serbia's sport association "May Award"
- "Ivan Miljković". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-06-16.
- Milijkovic set for Fenerbahce
- Milosavljevic, Zoran (2008-02-14). "Love of volleyball keeps Ivan Miljkovic going". Reuters. Retrieved 2010-06-16.
- Ivan Milijkovic signed a two-year contract
- "Serbia and Montenegro Volleyball at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-06-16.
- volleyball-movies.net Best volleyball players in the history
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