Ivo Cipci

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Ivo Cipci
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Personal information
Born 25 April 1933 (1933-04-25) (age 84)
Split, Croatia
Sport Water polo
Club VK Jadran, Split

Ivica "Ivo" Cipci (born 25 April 1933) is a retired Croatian water polo player. He was part of the Yugoslav teams that won silver medals at the 1956 Olympics and 1958 European Championships. At the 1956 Olympics he played all seven matches and was the tournament's top scorer.[1][2]

Cipci took up swimming in 1946, but soon changed to water polo, and won the national title with VK Jadran in 1954, 1957 and 1961. In 1970 he became a board member of Jadran, and from 1974 to 1994 acted as president of the club or/and of its water polo section.[1] He is married to the Slovenian swimmer Majda Majcen.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Legenda sa Zvončaca" (PDF). Olimp (in Croatian). Croatian Olympic Committee (44): 19–20. September 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Ivo Cipci Archived 5 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ ŽIVLJENJEPISI SLOVENCEV V HRVAŠKEM ŠPORTU. slovenci-zagreb.hr (2014). p. 237