Aleksandar Zorić

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Aleksandar Zorić (17 October 1925 – 17 November 2000)[1] was a Yugoslav cyclist who competed in the individual and team road race events at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The same year he won the Peace Race and the Tour of Yugoslavia.[2][3]

Aleksandar Zorić
August Prosenik and Aleksandar Zorić 1948.jpg
August Prosenik and Aleksandar Zorić (right) at the 1948 Peace Race
Personal information
Born17 October 1925
Zemun, Serbia
Died17 November 2000(2000-11-17) (aged 75)

Zorić was Serbian. His father was killed during World War II, and Zorić lost an eye in 1945 during a bombing of Belgrade. After retiring from competitions he worked as a farmer, and later immigrated to the United States.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Aleksandar R Zorich". Billion Graves. 2017. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Aleksandar Zorić". sports-reference.com.
  3. ^ Aleksandar Zorić. cyclingarchives.com