Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Igor Milanovic, Yugoslavia: The fighter

1984 Olympic Games: gold; 1988 Olympic Games: gold; 1986 World Championships: gold; 1991 World Championships: gold; 1987, 1989 World Cups: gold; Considered one of the best centers in the modern era of Water PoloIgor Milanovic joined the Partizan Club Team, Belgrade at age 10 in 1975, under the coaching of Nicola Stamenic and Vlaho Orlic; he soon became a skillful and inspirational player. At age 18, Ratko Rudic promoted him from the Junior team to the National team just in time for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles where he was instrumental in his team winning the
gold medal. Four years later at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, he once again steered his team to gold. Throughout his career, he also competed for Mladost Zagreb, Roma Italy and Catalunya, Spain. His career includes over 300 international competitions and over 450 goals scored.

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