Aleksandar Ćirić (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Ћирић, born 30 December 1977 in Belgrade) is a Serbian retired water polo player and current head coach of European powerhouse Olympiacos Women's Water Polo Team, who played for two Olympic bronze medal squads, one for FR Yugoslavia at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, the other for Serbia at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and one Olympic silver medal squad for Serbia and Montenegro at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. His most notable achievements during his club career are: winning the Euroleague with VK Bečej in 2000, when he gained the title of MVP of competition; and four LEN Cups, three with Brescia and one with VK Radnički Kragujevac.
|Born||30 December 1977 (age 44)|
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
In July 2007. Aleksandar Ćirić became a new member of the Montenegrin premier league team Budvanska Rivijera. As stated by the Podgorica daily paper "Vijesti" Ćirić signed a two-year contract with Budva, who wanted to challenge Primorac, the champion of Montenegro and Jadran from Herceg Novi.
In June 2010. Ćirić signed a two-year contract with the Spanish Barceloneta. He played last season for Budva. "It is a mutual satisfaction and I signed a two-year contract with Barceloneta. In an interview with the leaders of the club, I saw that the ambitions are high. Aim is to defend the double crown in Spain, and to get as far as possible in the Euroleague." Ćirić said in a statement. He is currently playing for ENKA Istanbul (TUR).
Clubs he played forEdit
- VK Crvena Zvezda
- National Championship of Yugoslavia (1): 1992–93
VK Bečej Naftagas
- National Championship of Yugoslavia (6): 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01
- National Cup of Yugoslavia (6): 1995–96, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01
- LEN Euroleague (1): 1999–2000
- AN Brescia
- PVK Budva
- Montenegrin Water Polo Cup (1): 2007–08
- CN Atlètic-Barceloneta
- VK Radnički Kragujevac
- LEN Trophy (1): 2012–13
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Aleksandar Ćirić". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 November 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
- "From Brescia to Budva". Sportska Centrala. 1 July 2007.
- "Ćirić signed for Barceloneta". Sport service. 20 June 2010. Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
- Serbian Olympic Committee (in Serbian and English) at the Wayback Machine (archived 2009-04-11)
- CNA Barceloneta (in Spanish, Catalan, and English) at the Wayback Machine (archived 2011-11-29)
- Aleksandar Ciric at the International Olympic Committee
- Aleksandar Ciric at Olympics.com
- Aleksandar Ćirić at Olympedia