Obrad Belošević

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Obrad Belošević
Personal information
Born (1928-04-28)28 April 1928
Leskovac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died 20 January 1986(1986-01-20) (aged 57)
Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Position Referee
Officiating career 1951–1976
Career highlights and awards
  • FIBA Silver Whistle Award (1977)
FIBA Hall of Fame as official

Obrad Belošević (Serbian Cyrillic: Обрад Белошевић; April 28, 1928 – January 20, 1986) was a Serbian basketball referee.

Basketball referee career[edit]

Belošević refereed over 300 games of the Yugoslav League from 1951 to 1976.[1] Other notable events he refereed in include 1968 Olympics, 1970 World Championship, 1974 World Championship, two European Champions Cup final games (in 1969 and 1970) and a FIBA Korać Cup final. He was enshrined in the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Belošević's son, Ilija (born 1972), is considered one of the best European basketball referees.[2]