Ivan Miljković

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Ivan Miljković
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Personal information
Full name Ivan Miljković
Nationality Serbian
Born (1979-09-13) September 13, 1979 (age 36)
Niš, Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Spike 354 cm (139 in)
Block 333 cm (131 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite
Current club Italy Cucine Lube Civitanova
Number 14
Years Teams
Serbia OK Partizan
Italy Lube Banca Macerata
Italy M. Roma Volley
Greece Olympiacos Pireaus
Turkey Fenerbahçe Istanbul
Italy Cucine Lube Civitanova
National team
1998–2012  Serbia
Last updated: 25 October 2015

Ivan Miljković (Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Миљковић pronounced [ǐv̞an mǐːʎkɔv̞it͡͡ɕ]; born September 13, 1979) is a Serbian volleyball player, a member of Serbia men's national volleyball team in 1998–2012 and Italian club Cucine Lube Civitanova, a participant of the Olympic Games (Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008), Olympic Champion 2000, European Champion (2001, 2011), medalist of World Championship, World Grand Champions Cup, World Cup and World League.



After this success he changed his club and started playing for Italian Lube Banca Macerata. In 2001 the Yugoslav team won the European Volleyball Championship[1] in Ostrava, Czech Republic. With his club, Lube Banca Macerata, he also won the Champions League (2001), twice the Italian Cup (2001, 2003) and three times the CEV Cup (2001, 2005, 2006).

On July 18, 2007, he signed a contract with the M. Roma Volley. The following year, on July 5, 2008, Olympiacos, announced that he will be continuing his career in Greece. In 2009 he won the Greek Championship and the Greek Cup and in 2010 the championship. On June 30, 2010, he signed a two-year contract for Fenerbahçe SK of Turkey.[2] With Fenerbahçe he won 2011 and 2012 Turkish volleyball league, 2012 Turkish Cup, 2011 and 2012 Turkish Super Cup and 2014 European Challenge Cup.

Miljković played for Fenerbahçe Grundig in 2010–2015.[3]

National team[edit]

He played in the national team of FR Yugoslavia for the first time a year later (on October 4, 1998, in a game against Turkey). In 2000 in Sydney the Yugoslav national team (members of which were also Vladimir Grbić, Nikola Grbić, Andrija Gerić, Goran Vujević) won the Olympic gold medal.[4] In the final match against Russia Ivan Miljković scored the last point and after that fell on his knees. In March 2012, has officially retired from the Serbian National Team after 14 years and 288 played matches.

Sporting achievements[edit]



  1. ^ Milosavljevic, Zoran (2008-02-14). "Love of volleyball keeps Ivan Miljkovic going". Reuters. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  2. ^ Ivan Milijkovic signed a two-year contract
  3. ^ Ivan Miljkovic Fenerbahçe’de - fenerbahce.org - 30-10-2010]
  4. ^ "Serbia and Montenegro Volleyball at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  5. ^ "Η χρυσή βίβλος της Volleyleague". volleyleague. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  6. ^ volleyball-movies.net Best volleyball players in the history
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Nikola Grbić
Serbia captain
Succeeded by
Bojan Janić
Preceded by
Italy Andrea Giani
Poland Piotr Gruszka
Most Valuable Player of
European Championship

Succeeded by
Italy Andrea Sartoretti
Russia Dmitriy Muserskiy