Montenegro men's national water polo team

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Montenegro
Nickname(s) Crvene ajkule (The Red Sharks)
Association Water Polo and Swimming Federation of Montenegro
Confederation LEN (Europe)
Head coach Vladimir Gojković
Asst coach Simone Rigalza
Captain Predrag Jokić
FINA code MNE
First international
 Italy 10–11  Montenegro
(Trieste, Italy; December, 2006)
Biggest win
 Montenegro 30–3   Switzerland
(Kotor, Montenegro; March, 2007)
Olympic Games
Appearances 3 (first in 2008)
Best result 4th place (2008, 2012, 2016)
World Championships
Appearances 4 (first in 2009)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (2013)
World League
Appearances 5 (first in 2007)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (2009)
European Championship
Appearances 5 (first in 2008)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (2010)
Mediterranean Games
Appearances 1 (first in 2009)
Best result 5th place (2009)
Montenegro men's national water polo team
Medal record
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 2013 Barcelona Team
World League
Gold medal – first place 2009 Podgorica
Silver medal – second place 2010 Niš
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Chelyabinsk
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Dubai
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2008 Málaga
Silver medal – second place 2012 Eindhoven
Silver medal – second place 2016 Belgrade

The Montenegro men's national water polo team represents Montenegro in international men's water polo competitions and is controlled by the Water Polo and Swimming Federation of Montenegro.

Prior history[edit]

Between 1918 and 1991, Montenegro was part of Yugoslavia, and its players participated in the Yugoslavia national water polo team. Between 1992 and 2006, it was part of FR Yugoslavia, later Serbia and Montenegro, so Montenegrin players played for those teams; Serbia is the sole successor to these countries so those results are recorded at Serbia national water polo team.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

World Championship[edit]

FINA World League[edit]

  • 2007 — Preliminary round
  • 2008 — 4th place
  • 2009Med 1.png 1st place
  • 2010Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 2011 — 5th place
  • 2013Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2014Med 3.png 3rd place

European Championship[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Montenegrin roster in the men's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1] view · talk

Head coach: Vladimir Gojković

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Radić, ZdravkoZdravko Radić GK 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 24 June 1979 Italy Lazio
2 Brguljan, DraškoDraško Brguljan D 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 27 December 1984 Hungary Orvosegyetem
3 Pasković, VjekoslavVjekoslav Pasković D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 23 March 1985 Turkey Galatasaray
4 Petrović, AntonioAntonio Petrović CF 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 24 September 1982 Croatia Primorje Rijeka
5 Brguljan, DarkoDarko Brguljan CB 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 5 November 1990 Italy Canottieri Napoli
6 Radović, AleksandarAleksandar Radović D 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 24 February 1987 Germany Waspo Hannover
7 Janović, MlađanMlađan Janović D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 11 June 1984 Turkey Galatasaray
8 Čučković, UrošUroš Čučković D 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 101 kg (223 lb) 25 April 1990 Hungary Eger
9 Ivović, AleksandarAleksandar Ivović CB 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 107 kg (236 lb) 24 February 1986 Italy Pro Recco
10 Mišić, SašaSaša Mišić CF 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 109 kg (240 lb) 27 March 1987 Russia Kinef Kirishi
11 Klikovac, FilipFilip Klikovac CF 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 118 kg (260 lb) 7 February 1989 Italy Posillipo
12 Jokić, PredragPredrag Jokić (c) CB 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 3 February 1983 Germany Waspo Hannover
13 Šćepanović, MilošMiloš Šćepanović GK 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 9 October 1982 Turkey Galatasaray

Coaches[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ one of Montenegrin athletes with the highest number of medals
  2. ^ first captain

References[edit]

External links[edit]