Branislav Pokrajac

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Olympic medal record
Men's Handball
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Team competition

Branislav Pokrajac (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранислав Покрајац; 27 January 1947 – 5 April 2018) was a Serbian handball player who competed for Yugoslavia in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics. He was born and died in Belgrade.

In 1972 he was part of the Yugoslav team which won the gold medal at the Munich Games. He played all six matches and scored fifteen goals. Four years later he was a member of the Yugoslav team which finished fifth in the Olympic tournament. He played five matches and scored four goals.[1]

In October 2010 he started coaching for Sporting Clube de Portugal.[citation needed]

Branislav Pokrajac died in Belgrade on 5 April 2018, aged 71.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Branislav Pokrajac". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 15 September 2011.