Svetlana Dašić-Kitić

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Svetlana Dašić-Kitić
Medal record
Women's Handball
Competitor for  Yugoslavia
Olympic Games
Silver 1980 Moscow Team
Gold 1984 Los Angeles Team
World Championships
Bronze 1982 Hungary Team
Mediterranean Games
Gold 1979 Split Team

Svetlana Kitić (Serbian Cyrillic: Светлана Китић, born June 7, 1960 in Tuzla, PR Bosnia-Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia) is a retired Yugoslav handball player who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics and in the 1984 Summer Olympics. She currently plays for Radnički.[1] Svetlana lives in Belgrade and is a member of Serbian Parliament as a part of SPS club.

In 1980 she won the silver medal with the Yugoslav team. She played all five matches and scored 29 goals. Four years later she won the gold medal as member of the Yugoslav team. She played all five matches and scored 22 goals. In all her representative career she played 202 matches and scored the incredible number of 911 goals. She was voted World Player of the Year 1988 by the International Handball Federation.[2]

In 2010, she was voted the best female handball player ever by the International Handball Federation.[3][4] That same year she won the Oscar Of Popularity The Personality of the Year in Serbia.[5]

Personal life[edit]

She was previously married to a former Bosnian football player Blaž Slišković. After four months they divorced and she married Dragan Dašić, but divorced him after four years of marriage. She is engaged to Milan Magić who helps her manage the Radnički handball club in Belgrade. Kitić is the mother of three adult children.

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Awards
Preceded by
Mirjana Jovović
Yugoslav Sportswoman of the Year
1984
Succeeded by
Monica Seles
New title IHF World Player of the Year – Women
1988
Succeeded by
South Korea Kim Hyun-Mee
Preceded by
Radomir Antić
Serbian Oscar Of Popularity
The Person of the Year

2010
Succeeded by
TBD