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Veselin Vujović

Veselin Vujović

Yugoslav handball player
Veselin Vujović
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Yugoslav handball player
Is Sports coach Handball coach Athlete Handball player
From Serbia Croatia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 18 January 1961, Cetinje, Montenegro
Age 61 years
Star sign Capricorn
Sports Teams
FC Barcelona
RK Metaloplastika
BM Granollers
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Veselin Vujović (Serbian Cyrillic: Веселин Вујовић; born 18 January 1961) is a Montenegrin former handball player and the current manager of RK Zagreb. As a player, he competed at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics for the Yugoslavia national team.

Career

During his career he played for RK Metaloplastika, Barcelona and Granollers. At Metaloplastika Vujović was part of the club golden generation during the 1980s, winning seven league titles, 4 cup titles and two European Champions Cup titles. Vujović also lost one final in 1984 and three semi-final matches in the European Champions Cup while playing for Metaloplastika.

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

He was first player to receive title of the IHF World Player of the Year.

In 1984 he was a member of the Yugoslav handball team which won the gold medal at the Olympics. 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.

Honours

Player

Metaloplastika Šabac
  • Yugoslav First League: 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88
  • Yugoslav Cup: 1980, 1983, 1984, 1986
  • European Champions Cup: 1984–85, 1985–86
Barcelona
  • Liga ASOBAL: 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990–91, 1991–92
  • Copa del Rey: 1990, 1993
  • Supercopa ASOBAL: 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92
  • European Champions Cup: 1990–91
  • Catalan League: 1990–91, 1991–92, 1992–93
Granollers
  • Copa ASOBAL: 1994
  • EHF Cup: 1995
Individual
  • Yugoslavia all-time top scorer – 738
  • Athlete of the year in Yugoslavia – 1986
  • IHF World Player of the Year – 1988
  • Handball player of the year in Yugoslavia: 1986, 1988

Manager

FK Yugoslavia
  • 2000 Olympic Games Sydney – 4th place
Ciudad Real
  • Copa del Rey: 2001, 2003
  • EHF Cup Winners' Cup: 2002, 2003
Serbia and Montenegro
  • World Championship U-19: 2005
Vardar
  • Macedonian Super League: 2006–07, 2008–09, 2012–13
  • Macedonian Cup: 2007, 2008, 2012
  • SEHA League: 2011–12
Al Saad
  • Qatar First Division: 2009–10
  • Qatar Crown Prince Cup: 2010
Zagreb
  • Dukat Premier League: 2014–15, 2015–16
  • Croatian Cup: 2015, 2016
Slovenia
  • 2017 World Championship – 3rd place
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https://metaloplastika.wordpress.com/metaloplastika-prvak-evrope-198586/
http://www.ihf.info/TheGame/OldStars/tabid/103/Default.aspx
https://web.archive.org/web/20070930063659/http://www.databaseolympics.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=VUJOVVES01
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