Saturday, June 16, 2007

Karlo Stipanić: The legendary goalie of Maldost

Karlo Stipanic, born in Crikvenica, 1941 started his carrier at the club of his home town “Crikvenički plivački klub” and then moved to “Mladost” Zagreb". He is considered as one of the best goalkeepers of the 60’s, being the successor of the legendary Yugoslavian goalies Ciro Kovacic (Olympics 48, 52, 56) and Milan Muskatirovic (Olympics 60, 64). With Mladost Zagreb he won quite a few National titles and also the 1968, 1969, 1970 and 1972 European Championship for National Winners. With the National team of Yugoslavia he participated at 3 Olympic Games: Tokyo 1964 (silver), Mexico 1968 (gold) and Munich 1972 (5th). He won two bronze medals at the European Championships Utrecht 1966 and Barcelona 1970 and gold at the 5th Mediterranean Games Tunis 1967.
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