Veselin Vujović

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Olympic medal record
Men's Handball
Competitor for  Yugoslavia
Olympic Games
Gold 1984 Los Angeles Team
Bronze 1988 Seoul Team
World Championships
Gold 1986 Switzerland Team
Silver 1982 West Germany Team
Competitor for  Yugoslavia
European Championship
Bronze 1996 Spain Team

Veselin Vujović (Serbian: Веселин Вујовић) (born January 18, 1961 in Cetinje, PR Montenegro, FPR Yugoslavia) is a former Yugoslav handball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics. During his career he played for RK Metaloplastika Šabac, Barcelona and Granollers. With RK Metaloplastika he won two handball champions league (1985 and 1986) and one with FC Barcelona Handbol (1991). He was first player to receive title of the IHF World Player of the Year.[1]

In 1984 he was a member of the Yugoslav handball team which won the gold medal. He played all six matches and scored 28 goals. Four years later he was part of the Yugoslav team which won the bronze medal. He played all six matches again and scored 29 goals.

In 1986 he is named as the best athlete of Yugoslavia.

He is former manager of RK Vardar PRO, a handball club in Skopje, Macedonia.


  1. ^ "Previous Awards". Retrieved 2010-09-11. 

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Preceded by
Dražen Petrović
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia The Best Athlete of Yugoslavia
Succeeded by
Mateja Svet