Aleksandar Aleksić

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Aleksandar Aleksić
Александар Алексић
Aleksandar Aleksic.jpg
Aleksandar Aleksic in Szolnok, 2012
Personal information
Nationality Serbia
Born (1992-04-13) 13 April 1992 (age 24)
Šabac, Serbia
Residence Šabac
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 89.0 kg (196.2 lb; 14.02 st)
Sport
Sport Canoe racing
Club "Zorka" Šabac

Aleksandar Aleksić (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Алексић, April 13, 1992 in Šabac) is a retired Serbian sprint canoer.

He won a bronze medal in the K4 1000 m event at the 2012 Canoe Sprint European Championships in Zagreb. For this result, he got a Serbian sports lifetime pension and an award for promoting Serbia internationally.

Biography[edit]

Aleksandar was born in Šabac, Serbia on 13 April 1992. He began canoeing in 2004 when he was 12.

The best results of his career so far are a bronze medal at the European Championship and 9th place in the Olympic Games in 2012.[1] He was also fifth in the World Championship and achieved one win on the first stage of the World Cup 2013 held in Szeged.

When he was in junior category, his best result was 4th place at European championships in 2009.[2]

Aleksandar was a Red Bull sponsored athlete from 2013 to the end of his career at the end of 2014.

He is currently retired from competition.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aleksandar Aleksić. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Aleksandar Aleksić. Serbian Olympic Committee