Stefan Mitrović

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Stefan Mitrović
Personal information
Born March 29, 1988
Belgrade, Serbia

Stefan Mitrović (Serbian Cyrillic: Стефан Митровић; born March 29, 1988 in Belgrade, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian water polo player. He is currently playing for Partizan Raiffeisen, where he used to play for the youth categories before entering the first team in 2006. He is also playing for the Serbian National team. He was supposed to be on the Serbian National Team that competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but he suffered injuries as the result of a motorcycle accident, where he was riding with his teammate Mihailo Jevtović. He won a World Championship gold medal with Serbia in 2009 in Rome and a European gold medal in 2012 in Eindhoven. In 2011. he won with Partizan Raiffeisen the National Championship and National Cup of Serbia, LEN Euroleague, LEN Supercup and Eurointer League.

Club career[edit]

Partizan Raiffeisen[edit]

2011–12 season

On 22 October 2011. Mitrović scored three goals in the first round of the Euroleague Group, in a 8–9 loss to Szeged Beton VE. On 26 November Mitrović scored a goal in a 9–6 Euroleague third round win over ZF Eger in Belgrade. Mitrović scored three goals on 14 December in the fourth round of the Euroleague, in the 12–8 second defeat to ZF Eger. On 8 February Stefan Mitrović scored a goal for Partizan in the fifth round of the Euroleague Group in which his team won without much problem 9–5 against TEVA-Vasas-UNIQA. On 15 February Mitrović scored his first goal of the Serbian National Championship season, in the second round of the "A League", in a 8–6 win against Crvena Zvezda VET. On 1 March Mitrović scored a goal against VK Vojvodina in a 10–9 win in the "A League" fourth round.

Clubs he played for[edit]

National career[edit]

2012 Eindhoven[edit]

On 16 January, at the European Championship Mitrović scored a goal in the first game in a 8–5 win against Spain. Mitrović was a big part of his team on 19 January, in a big 15–12 victory against the defending European champions Croatia. He scored two goals for his team. On 27 January Mitrović scored two goals in a semifinal 12–8 victory over Italy. Stefan Mitrović won the 2012 European Championship on 29 January. He scored two goals alongside his captain Vanja Udovičić in the final against Montenegro which his national team won by 9–8.[1] This was his first gold medal at the European Championships.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

VK Partizan

  • National Championship of Serbia (5): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • National Cup of Serbia (6): 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12
  • LEN Euroleague (1): 2010–11
  • LEN Supercup (1): 2011
  • Eurointer League (2): 2010, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serbia 2012 European champions". waterpolo world. 29 January 2012. 

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