Miloš Cerović

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Miloš Cerović
Personal information
Full name Miloš Cerović
National team  Yugoslavia
Born (1980-04-07) 7 April 1980 (age 37)
Belgrade, SR Serbia,
SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Partizan Beograd
College team Ohio State University (U.S.)
Coach Bill Wadley (U.S.)

Miloš Cerović (Serbian: Милош Церовић; born April 7, 1980) is a Serbian former swimmer, who specialized in backstroke events.[1] He is a 2000 Olympian, and a member of the Ohio State University swimming and diving team while studying in the United States.[2]

Cerovic competed only in the men's 200 m backstroke at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as a member of the former Yugoslav squad. He posted a FINA B-standard entry time of 2:07.03 from the U.S. National Championships in Federal Way, Washington.[3] He challenged five other swimmers in heat one, including Hong Kong's Alex Fong, who later became one of city's most popular singers. He fought off a challenge from Kyrgyzstan's Aleksandr Yegorov to earn a fifth spot in 2:09.07. Cerovic failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed forty-third overall in the prelims.[4][5]

A graduate of hotel management from St. Johns University with a Master's degree in Hotel Management from the University Nevada Las Vegas, Cerovic currently works as a Resident Manager for Shangri-La. He also served as a "residential service lead" for the Athletes' Village when London hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics.[6] Cerovic is fluent in English And Serbian,[7]

His new assignment is with Hotel Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi as Resident Manager from May 2016 onward.


  1. ^ "Miloš Cerović". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Clark, Brian (9 March 2000). "Malich set for post season". The Lantern. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Swimming – Men's 200m Backstroke Startlist (Heat 1)" (PDF). Sydney 2000. Omega Timing. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sydney 2000: Swimming – Men's 200m Backstroke Heat 1" (PDF). Sydney 2000. LA84 Foundation. p. 283. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Olympic Survey (Sept 20)". Government of Serbia. 20 September 2000. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  6. ^ Scott-Elliott, Robin (16 March 2012). "London Eye: Where Beckham will meet Bolt – inside London's Olympic village". The Independent. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  7. ^ Harmer, Janet (16 March 2012). "Profiting from 2012 – A warm welcome awaits at the Olympic hotel". Caterer and Hotelkeeper. Retrieved 3 June 2013.