Lino Červar

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Lino Červar
Lino Červar - Handball-Teamchef Croatia (1).jpg
Personal information
Born (1950-09-22) 22 September 1950 (age 66)
Delići, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Club information
Current club Croatia (Manager)
Teams managed
1974–1980
1980–1991
1991
1994–2000
2000–2002
2002–2010
2002–2004
2004–2009
2009–
2016–2017
2017–
Triko Novigrad
Istraturist Umag
Klagenfurt
Italy
Zagreb
Croatia
Papilon Conversano
Croatia Osiguranje Zagreb
Metalurg Skopje
Macedonia
Croatia

Lino Červar (born 22 September 1950) is a Croatian handball coach, who is currently coaching RK Metalurg Skopje and the Croatia national handball team. He is a former member of the Croatian Parliament.

Career as handball coach[edit]

After an experience as coach of Italy, Červar has been head coach for the Croatian men's national handball team from 2002.[1] He led the Croatian team to win the 2003 World Men's Handball Championship in Portugal. His team followed up by winning gold medals in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, and the Croatian team received silver medals in the 2005 World Men's Handball Championship. The Croatian team received silver medals at the 2008 European Men's Handball Championship, after playing the final game against Denmark. Also, they received the silver medal at the 2009 World Men's Handball Championship and 2010 European Men's Handball Championship, after the final game against France.

Honours[edit]

Triko Novigrad
  • Croatian Regional League – West: 1977–78
Istraturist Umag
Zagreb
Papilon Conversano
  • Serie A: 2002–03, 2003–04
  • Italian Cup: 2003
Metalurg Skopje
Italy
Croatia
Individual
  • Franjo Bučar lifetime achievement award – 2003
  • Croatian Coach of the Year – 2004
  • Honoured for coaching career by Kineziološki fakultet in Zagreb – 2009
  • Matija Ljubek HOO lifetime achievement Award – 2010
  • Best handball Coach of the Year in Macedonia – 2011
  • Most successful coach of Italy
  • Most successful coach of Croatia
  • 2016 – EHF Coaching Achievement Award[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EHF Euro: Croatia". ehf-euro.com. European Handball Federation. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "EHF Award". vecernji.hr. Večernji List. Retrieved 17 January 2016.