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Novak Bošković (23 May 1989 – 3 February 2019) was a Serbian handball player who last played for Hapoel Rishon LeZion.[1] He was also a member of the Serbian national team at the 2016 European Men's Handball Championship.[2]

Novak Bošković
Personal information
Born (1989-05-23)23 May 1989
Sombor, SFR Yugoslavia
Died 3 February 2019(2019-02-03) (aged 29)
Belgrade, Serbia
Nationality Serbian
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Right back
Senior clubs
Years Team
RK Crvenka
Tatabánya KC
CS Dinamo București
Maccabi Tel Aviv
Hapoel Rishon LeZion
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Serbia 5 (10)


On 3 February 2019, Bošković committed suicide by shooting himself. He left behind a daughter who was born 5 months before.[3]


  1. ^ Israeli handball rocked by death of Rishon's Boskovic
  2. ^ "Men's EHF Euro 2016 Poland. Serbia". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  3. ^ "ISRAELI HANDBALL ROCKED BY DEATH OF RISHON'S BOSKOVIC". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 3 February 2019.