Jasna Kolar-Merdan

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Olympic medal record
Women's Handball
Gold medal – first place 1984 Los Angeles Team
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow Team

Jasna Kolar-Merdan (born October 19, 1956 in Mostar) is a former Yugoslav handball player who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics, in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1992 Summer Olympics.

In 1980 she won the silver medal with the Yugoslav team. She played all five matches and scored nine goals.

Four years later she won the gold medal as member of the Yugoslav team. She played all five matches and scored 48 goals. She was the top scorer of the tournament.

She was voted World Handball Player of 1990 by the International Handball Federation.

In 1992 she was part of the Austrian team which finished fifth in the Olympic tournament. She played all four matches and scored 23 goals.

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Awards
Preceded by
Kim Hyun-Mee
IHF World Player of the Year – Women
1990
Suspended
Title next held by
Mia Hermansson-Högdahl