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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 65)
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:


Professional careerEdit

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

Yugoslav national teamEdit

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 accomplishmentsEdit



  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Željko Jerkov". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 July 2012.

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