July 22, 1969 |
Šibenik, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Listed weight||72 kg (159 lb)|
Danira Nakić, married Bilić, (22 July 1969) is a retired Croatian basketball player. As part of the Yugoslavian women's team, she won a silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She was European basketball's Most Valuable Player three times running, in 1988, 1989 and 1990. In 1991, she was awarded Croatia's highest national recognition for sports, the Franjo Bučar State Award for Sport.
Since retiring she has maintained an active involvement in sport, and is currently the Director of the Croatian Heritage Foundation. In 2009 the International Olympic Committee awarded her their "Women in Sports" European trophy.
She is wife of former Croatian handball player Zvonimir Bilić.
- Profile at sabor.hr (in Croatian)
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