Milica Mandić

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Milica Mandić
Milica Mandic 2016-mc.rs.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Serbian
Born (1991-12-06) 6 December 1991 (age 25)
Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Residence Belgrade, Serbia
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 159 lb (72 kg)
Sport
Country Serbia
Sport Taekwondo
Event(s) Middleweight (−73 kg)
Club TK Galeb
Coached by Dragan Jović

Milica Mandić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милица Мандић, born December 6, 1991 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian taekwondo athlete and the reigning Olympic champion in the +67 kg category.

She won a bronze medal in the middleweight category (under 73 kg) at the 2011 World Taekwondo Championships and a silver medal at the 2012 European Taekwondo Championships.[1][2] At the 2012 Summer Olympics she beat Anne-Caroline Graffe of France in a 9-7 win, becoming the first gold medalist for independent Serbia.[3][4]

Taekwondo Hall of Fame[edit]

Milica Mandić and her trainer Dragan Jović were included in the Taekwondo Hall of Fame at the 2013 Ceremony in Las Vegas.[5] She was selected because of her great contribution to the sport in Serbia. Her results, including the gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London was the highest result in the region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Competition Results". wtf.org. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Results". gbtaekwondo.co.uk. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Serbia woman wins taekwondo gold". August 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Olympics taekwondo: Serb Milica Mandic wins country's first gold". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Milica Mandic at Hall of Fame in Las Vegas". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Novak Djokovic
Serbia The Best Athlete of Serbia
2012
Succeeded by
Emir Bekrić