Aleksa Šaponjić

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Aleksa Šaponjić
Adam Scholefield & Aleksa Šaponjić.jpg
Adam Scholefield and Aleksa Šaponjić
Personal information
Born June 4, 1992 (1992-06-04) (age 25)
Belgrade, Serbia

Aleksa Šaponjić (Serbian Cyrillic: Алекса Шапоњић, born June 4, 1992 in Belgrade, Serbia), is a Serbian water polo player, and a member of the Serbia men's national water polo team. His first notable competition with his national team was the 2012 European Championship in Eindhoven, the outcome was a win. He currently attends the University of California, Berkeley and plays for the CA Golden Bears water polo team.

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National career[edit]

2012 Eindhoven[edit]

On January 21 in the fourth match of the European Championship, Šaponjić scored his first goal ever for his national team in professional competition match. It was in a routine victory against Romania 14–5. On 27 January Šaponjić scored a goal in a semifinal 12–8 victory over Italy. On 29 January, Šaponjić won the European Championship with his national team beating in the final Montenegro by 9–8. This was his first medal with the national team.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Hartog (29 January 2012). "Serbia 2012 European champions". 

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