Basketball Federation of Yugoslavia

The Basketball Federation of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian: Košarkaški savez Jugoslavije / Кошаркашки савез Југославије; Slovene: Košarkarska zveza Jugoslavije; Macedonian: Кошаркарска федерација на Југославија) was a non-profit organization and the national sports governing body for basketball in Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Until 1991, the organization has represented SFR Yugoslavia in FIBA and the men's and women's national basketball teams in the Yugoslav Olympic Committee.

Basketball Federation of Yugoslavia
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SportBasketball
JurisdictionSFR Yugoslavia
AbbreviationKSJ
Founded12 December 1948 (1948-12-12)
AffiliationFIBA
Affiliation date1949
HeadquartersBelgrade
Closure date1991
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

After the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia in 1991, the successor countries all set up their national federations.

CompetitionsEdit

Men's
Women's

National teamsEdit

Men's
Women's

New national federationsEdit

After the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia in 1991, five new countries were created: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, FR Yugoslavia (in 2003, renamed to Serbia and Montenegro) and Slovenia.

Country Association Founded
  Bosnia and Herzegovina Basketball Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992
  Croatia Croatian Basketball Federation 1991
  Serbia and Montenegro Basketball Federation of Serbia and Montenegro 1992
  Macedonia Basketball Federation of Macedonia 1992
  Slovenia Basketball Federation of Slovenia 1991

List of presidentsEdit

  • Ivan Popović (1948–1949)
  • Milojko Drulović (1949–1950)
  • Danilo Knežević (1950–1965)
  • Radomir Šaper (1965–1973)
  • Radoslav Savić (1973–1977)
  • Vladimir Pezo (1977–1980)
  • Božina Ćulafić (1980–1981)
  • Mehmed Dobroćani (1981–1982)
  • Vasil Tupurkovski (1982–1983)
  • Petar Breznik (1983–1985)
  • Nebojša Popović (1985–1987)
  • Miodrag Babić (1987–1989)
  • Uglješa Uzelac (1989–1991)

See alsoEdit

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