Nenad Žugaj

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Nenad Žugaj
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Nenad Žugaj osvojio broncu na hrvačkom SP-u
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Representing  Croatia
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Moscow 84 kg
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Tbilisi 84 kg
Mediterranean Games
Gold medal – first place 2009 Pescara 84 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Mersin 84 kg

Nenad Žugaj (born April 19, 1983 in Zagreb) is a male wrestler from Croatia. He had started wrestling at the age of ten.

He attended a sports gymnasium. After graduation, he has been studying at the Faculty of Kinesiology and in 2007 became professor of kinesiology.

In the same year he enrolled in officer school, becoming a Lieutenant of the Croatian Armed Forces.

In senior competition, Nenad wrestles in the 84 kg Greco-Roman category. His first club was the wrestling club “Hrvatski dragovoljac“ and he is now a member of wrestling club, "Lika".

His best achievement, so far, is a bronze medal at the 2010 World Championship in Moscow. He has also won a Mediterranean Games gold medal in 2009 in Pescara. He has also won a bronze at the European Championships and a bronze at the Mediterranean Games.

His twin brother Neven Žugaj is also a Greco-Roman wrestler competing for Croatia.

In Semifinals at the European Games 2015 he was eliminated by Davit Chakvetadze of Russia.

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