Veselin Vujović

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Veselin Vujović
Personal information
Born (1961-01-18) 18 January 1961 (age 55)
Cetinje, Yugoslavia
Nationality Montenegrin, Serbian
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club Slovenia/RK Zagreb (Manager)
Youth clubs
Lovćen Cetinje
Senior clubs
1977–1979
1979–1988
1988–1993
1993–1995
Lovćen Cetinje
Metaloplastika Šabac
Barcelona
Granollers
National team
1979–1980
1981–1992
1993–1996
Yugoslavia U-21
Yugoslavia
FR Yugoslavia

183 (738)
Teams managed
1995–1999
1999–2000
2000–2003
2003–2006
2004–2006
2006–2010
2010
2011–2013
2013–2014
2014–
2015-
Metaloplastika Šabac
FR Yugoslavia
BM Ciudad Real
Serbia and Montenegro
Serbia and Montenegro U-19
RK Vardar
Al Sadd
RK Vardar
Al Shabab
RK Zagreb
Slovenia

Veselin Vujović (born 18 January 1961) is a retired Yugoslav handball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics. During his career he played for RK Metaloplastika Šabac, Barcelona and Granollers. With RK Metaloplastika he won two handball champions league (1985 and 1986) and one with FC Barcelona Handbol (1991). He was first player to receive title of the IHF World Player of the Year.[1]

In 1984 he was a member of the Yugoslav handball team which won the gold medal. He played all six matches and scored 28 goals. Four years later he was part of the Yugoslav team which won the bronze medal. He played all six matches again and scored 29 goals.

In 1986 he is named as the best athlete of Yugoslavia.

He is currently managing RK Zagreb and the Slovenian national team.

Honours[edit]

Club
Metaloplastika Šabac
Barcelona
Granollers
Manager
FK Yugoslavia
Ciudad Real
Serbia and Montenegro
Vardar
Al Saad
  • Qatar First Division: 2009-10
  • Qatar Crown Prince Cup: 2010
PPD Zagreb
Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Previous Awards". Ihf.info. Retrieved 2010-09-11. 

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Dražen Petrović
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia The Best Athlete of Yugoslavia
1986
Succeeded by
Mateja Svet