Dubravko Šimenc

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Dubravko Šimenc
Personal information
Born 2 November 1966

Dubravko Šimenc (born 2 November 1966 in Zagreb) is a former Croatian water polo player who competed for both Yugoslavia and Croatia.[1]

Dubravko Šimenc's father Zlatko was a water polo player who won the silver medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics playing for Yugoslavia, and also a professor at the Faculty of Kinesiology. Šimenc's mother was a volleyball player. As a boy, Šimenc played many different sports. He started to play water polo in 1975.

Šimenc's first major medal was silver in the 1985 European Championships with Yugoslavia. The following year, his club Mladost won the World Champion title in Madrid. He gave support to Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović at the Croatian presidential election, 2014–15.


  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Zoran Primorac
Flagbearer for  Croatia
Athens 2004
Succeeded by
Ivano Balić