Josip Pavić

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Josip Pavić
Josip Pavić 2010.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Croatian
Born (1982-01-15) 15 January 1982 (age 35)
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 90 kg (198 lb)
Country  Croatia
Sport Water polo

Josip Pavić (born 15 January 1982) is a Croatian water polo player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics, winning the gold medal in 2012.[1] He was widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in the 2012 Olympic tournament.[2] He was named the best world water polo player in 2012, by FINA.[3] He currently plays for LEN Champions League powerhouse Olympiacos in Greece.


  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Croatia wins men's water polo gold". ESPN. Retrieved 24 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Josip Pavić proglašen najboljim vaterpolistom na svijetu!(Croatian)
Preceded by
Serbia Filip Filipović
FINA Water Polo Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Hungary Dénes Varga
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Venio Losert
Flagbearer for  Croatia
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Succeeded by