Andrija Gerić

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Andrija Gerić
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Personal information
Born (1977-01-24) January 24, 1977 (age 40)
Novi Sad, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight 101 kg (223 lb)
Spike 350 cm (140 in)
Block 323 cm (127 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle Blocker
National team
1995–2003
2003–2006
2006–2009
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
 Serbia and Montenegro
 Serbia

Andrija Gerić (Serbian Cyrillic: Андрија Герић, pronounced [ǎndrija ɡěːritɕ]; born January 24, 1977 in Novi Sad, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a retired Serbian volleyball player who played on middle blocker position. Both in the club and in the national team he wore number 12.

Gerić made a debut for the national team on July 7, 1995 in Greece when FR Yugoslavia defeated Greece 0-3. In 2000 in Sydney the Yugoslav national team (members of which were also Vladimir Grbić, Nikola Grbić, Goran Vujević, Ivan Miljković) won the Olympic gold medal.

During his club's career he played for OK Vojvodina, Bossini MontichiariLube Banca Marche Macerata and Icom Latina from Italy, Panathinaikos VC from Greece and Fenerbahçe from Turkey. He won Champions League, CEV Cup, domestic Championships of Serbia, Italy and Turkey, as well as Serbian and Italian domestic Cup.

Career[edit]

Palmares[edit]

Club[edit]

National team[edit]

  • Olympic gold medal: 2000
  • Olympic bronze medal: 1996
  • World Championship's silver medal: 1998
  • European Championship's gold medal: 2001
  • European Championship's silver medal: 1997
  • European Championship's bronze medal: 2005, 2007
  • World League's silver medal: 2003, 2006, 2008

Individual awards[edit]

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