Jovica Cvetković

Jovica Cvetković (Serbian Cyrillic: Јовица Цветковић; born 18 September 1959) is a Serbian handball coach and former player who competed for Yugoslavia in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Jovica Cvetković
Personal information
Full name Jovica Cvetković
Born (1959-09-18) 18 September 1959 (age 61)
Belgrade, FPR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Right back
Youth career
Team
Partizan
Beograd
Senior clubs
Years Team
Crvena zvezda
1984–1985
Metaloplastika
1985–1987
Crvena zvezda
1987–1988
GWD Minden
1988–1989
Elgorriaga Bidasoa
1990–1991
Teka Cantabria
1991–1993
Conversano
1993–1994
Conquense
National team
Years Team
Yugoslavia
Teams managed
Conversano
1996–1997
Crvena zvezda
2003–2004
Crvena zvezda
2005–2006
Metalurg Skopje
2006–2009
Serbia
2010
HCM Constanța
2012
Železničar 1949
2012
Železničar 1949
2013
Borac Banja Luka
2016–2018
Serbia
Medal record

Club careerEdit

At club level, Cvetković played for Crvena zvezda (two spells), Metaloplastika, GWD Minden, Elgorriaga Bidasoa, Teka Cantabria, Conversano and Conquense. He won the European Cup with Metaloplastika in the 1984–85 season.

International careerEdit

At international level, Cvetković represented Yugoslavia in the 1980 Summer Olympics. He was also a member of the team that won the 1986 World Championship.

Coaching careerEdit

During his coaching career, Cvetković won domestic doubles in three countries: Serbia and Montenegro (with Crvena zvezda in 2003–04),[1] Macedonia (with Metalurg Skopje in 2005–06), and Bosnia and Herzegovina (with Borac Banja Luka in 2012–13).[2]

In September 2006, Cvetković was appointed as head coach for Serbia.[3] He led the team at the 2009 World Championship in the nation's debut appearance in major tournaments. After winning the gold medal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games, Cvetković stepped down from his position.[4]

In 2012, Cvetković served as head coach of Serbian Handball Super League team Železničar 1949 on two separate occasions (April–June[5] and October–December[6]).

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Metaloplastika

CoachEdit

Crvena zvezda
Metalurg Skopje
Borac Banja Luka

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dupla kruna u Ljutice Bogdana" (in Serbian). glas-javnosti.rs. 16 May 2004. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Rukometašima Boraca dupla kruna!" (in Serbian). rtrs.tv. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  3. ^ "UO RSS izabrao selektore" (in Serbian). b92.net. 20 September 2006. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  4. ^ "MI: Rukometaši osvojili zlato!" (in Serbian). b92.net. 5 July 2009. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Rukometaši Železničara završili sezonu" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 8 June 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  6. ^ "Jovica Cvetković otišao iz Železničara" (in Serbian). juznevesti.com. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2020.

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