Trajko Rajković

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Trajko Rajković
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Rajković with Yugoslavia at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City.
Personal information
Born (1937-12-07)7 December 1937
Leskovac, Vardar Banovina, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died 27 May 1970(1970-05-27) (aged 32)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Yugoslav
Listed height 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in)
Listed weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Career information
Playing career 1959–1970
Position Center
Career history
1959–1967 OKK Beograd
1967–1968 Libertas Livorno (Fargas)
1968–1969 Reyer Venezia (Noalex)

Trajko Rajković (7 December 1937 – 27 May 1970) was a Yugoslavian basketball player. He was born in Leskovac, Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

During the time of Rajković’s performance on the national team, Yugoslavia won two European silvers (1965 and 1969) and one bronze (1963), one Olympic silver (1968) in Mexico City, and one World Championship gold (1970 – Ljubljana, Slovenia). He played 113 games for the national team.

Rajković died on Wednesday, 27 May 1970, just three days after winning the first World Championship gold medal for Yugoslavia on Sunday, 24 May. He was survived by his wife Biljana and son Vladimir.[1]


  1. ^ Sport u Jugoslaviji (Sport En Yugoslavie), Beograd 1980

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