Maro Joković

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Maro Joković
Maro Joković 2015.jpg
Joković at the 2015 World Championships
Personal information
Nationality Croatian
Born (1987-10-01) 1 October 1987 (age 29)
Dubrovnik, Croatia[1]
Height 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)[2]
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Sport
Sport Water polo
Club VK Jug[3]

Maro Joković (born 1 October 1987) is a Croatian water polo player. He is left-handed and plays in the right wing position. He competed at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics and won a gold medal in 2012 and a silver in 2016. He held the world title in 2007 and the European title in 2010.[3]

Joković took up water polo aged seven at a local club near Dubrovnik. At the age of 14, he joined VK Jug Dubrovnik and has been there since. He is currently studying economics at the University of Dubrovnik. He is married to Maria and has one daughter. In 2013 he worked as a model for fashion designer Ivana Barać.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maro Joković. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Maro Joković. rio2016.com
  3. ^ a b c Maro Joković. nbcolympics.com
Awards
Preceded by
Italy Stefano Tempesti
Swimming World Magazine
Water Polo Player of the Year

2012
Succeeded by
Hungary Viktor Nagy