Andrija "Andro" Knego (born 21 October 1956) is a Croatian former professional basketball player.

Andro Knego
Knego, in 2010.
Personal information
Born (1956-10-21) 21 October 1956 (age 67)
Dubrovnik, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
Playing career1977–1997
Career history
1977–1985Cibona Zagreb
1986–1987Cibona Zagreb
1990–1992Cibona Zagreb
1996–1997WBC Wels
Career highlights and awards
Men's basketball
Representing  Yugoslavia
Summer Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles
FIBA World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1978 Philippines
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Colombia
FIBA EuroBasket
Silver medal – second place 1981 Czechoslovakia
European Championship for Juniors
Gold medal – first place 1974 France Under-18
European Championship for Cadets
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Italy Under-16

Professional career edit

During his club career, Knego was the FIBA Saporta Cup Finals Top Scorer, in 1982.

National team career edit

Knego played with the senior Yugoslavian national basketball team at the 1976 Summer Olympics, the 1980 Summer Olympics, and the 1984 Summer Olympics.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Andro Knego". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 July 2012.

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