Željko Jerkov (born 6 November 1953, in Pula) is a former Croatian professional basketball player. At a height of 2.08 m (6'10") tall, and a weight of 95 kg (210 lbs.), he played at the center position.

Željko Jerkov
Personal information
Born (1953-11-06) November 6, 1953 (age 70)
Pula, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
Playing career1972–1984
Career history
1982–1983VL Pesaro
Career highlights and awards
As player:
Men's Basketball
Representing  Yugoslavia
Summer Olympics
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Team
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Team
FIBA World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Colombia Team
Gold medal – first place 1978 Philippines Team
Silver medal – second place 1974 Puerto Rico Team
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Italy Team
Gold medal – first place 1977 Belgium Team
Gold medal – first place 1975 Yugoslavia Team
Gold medal – first place 1973 Spain Team
European Championship for Juniors
Gold medal – first place 1972 Yugoslavia Team

Professional career edit

Jerkov was a member of the FIBA European Selection, in 1976, 1978, and 1982.

Yugoslav national team edit

Jerkov competed with the senior Yugoslav national basketball team at the 1976 Summer Olympics, where he won a silver medal, and at the 1980 Summer Olympics, where he won a gold medal.[1]

Awards and accomplishments edit

Clubs edit

References edit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Željko Jerkov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 10 July 2012.

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