Vaterpolo klub Partizan (Serbian Cyrillic: Ватерполо клуб Партизан) is a professional water polo club based in Belgrade, Serbia. VK Partizan is one of the sports clubs in Serbia that is part of sport society Partizan. As of 2021–22 season, the club competes in the Serbian League.

Vaterpolo klub Partizan Raiffeisen
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Official logo
NicknameParni valjak (Steamroller)
Crno-beli
(The Black-Whites)
Founded1946; 76 years ago (1946)
LeagueSerbian League
Based inBelgrade,  Serbia
ArenaSport Center Banjica
Colors   
PresidentJovan Lazarević
Head coachMiloš Korolija
Websitewaterpolopartizan.rs

Partizan's home terrain is the pool which is part of the Sportski centar Voždovac on Banjica complex. The club is supported by Grobari, fans of all sport clubs competing under the name of Partizan Belgrade.

With seven European champion titles (the last in 2011 against Pro Recco), VK Partizan is the second most successful European team in water polo history along with Mladost, and behind Pro Recco with ten titles.

HistoryEdit

 
VK Partizan in 2011
 
Game between VK Partizan and VK Šabac in October 2019

The club was founded in 1946 and from 1952 is a member of the First League. VK Partizan players had a big influence in Yugoslav and Serbian national water polo teams. They helped Serbia and Yugoslavia win many medals at the Olympics, European and World championships.

 
Alternate logo of VK Partizan

HonoursEdit

Domestic titlesEdit

National League titles
  • Yugoslav League Winners (17): 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1987, 1988
  • Yugoslav Winter Championship (6): 1963, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972
  • FR Yugoslav League (2): 1995, 2002
  • Serbian League Winners (10): 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
National Cup titles
  • Yugoslav Cup Winners (12): 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992
  • FR Yugoslav Cup Winners (4): 1993, 1994, 1995, 2002
  • Serbian Cup Winners (9): 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018

European titlesEdit

First team for 2021/22 seasonEdit

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Νο Player Bοrn
  ANDRIN Mihajlo 1999
  BANOVIĆ Marko 2001
  BARAĆ Andrej 2000
  BELOPAVLOVIĆ Milutin 1998
  BULAJIĆ Milan 2000
  BUĆAN Nikola 2002
  ALEKSIĆ Milan 1986
  DIMITRIJEVIĆ Marko 2002
  GAK Stefan 2002
  VICO Nemanja 1996
  JAKŠIĆ Petar 2001
  RISTIČEVIĆ Dimitrije 1995
  Stefan Mitrović 1988
  VELKIĆ Petar 1997
  Alex Bowen 1991
  VICKOVIC Lazar 2000
  ŠOFRANAC Luka 2000
  RADOJEVIĆ FIlip 1998
Coach:   Miloš Korolija 1981

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Regional League Domestic cup European competitions
2021–22 1 SF 7th SF -
2020–21 1 QF 10th SF -
2019–20 1 CX 9th SF 2 LEN Euro Cup Q1
2018–19 1 4th 9th SF 2 LEN Euro Cup Q1
2017–18 1 Champions 6th Champions 1 LEN Champions League PR, 15th overall
2016–17 1 Champions SF Champions 1 LEN Champions League PR, 10th overall

Rankings in Prva A ligaEdit

Since 2006–07 season, Partizan has been the champion a record 10 times of Prva A liga.

Notable former playersEdit

Notable former coachesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Momci koji će nositi crno-bele kapice ove sezone". @jsdp1945. Archived from the original on 2021-12-24. Retrieved 25 September 2020.

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