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Veljko Uskoković (born March 29, 1971 in Cetinje, Montenegro) is a retired Montenegrin water polo player.[1] His club achievements are: European Champion 2000 (Becej team), 4 times Yugoslav Champion (Budvanska rivijera and Becej) 4 times Yugoslav Cup Winner (Budvanska rivijera and Becej). Member of Yugoslav national water polo team from 1991-2002. Team captain from 1996-2001. From Played more than 300 games, scored over 400 goals.

Veljko Uskoković
Medal record
Men's Water polo
Representing  Yugoslavia
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 1991 Athens
Representing  Serbia and Montenegro
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 2001 Fukuoka
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Perth
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Barcelona
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2001 Budapest
Silver medal – second place 1997 Seville
Mediterranean Games
Gold medal – first place 1997 Bari
Universiade
Gold medal – first place 1995 Fukuoka
Representing  Montenegro
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2008 Málaga

Won with national teams: gold medal at the European Championship in Athens 1991, Budapest 2001and Malaga 2008, silver medal at the European Championship in Seville 1997, bronze at the Olympic games in Sydney 2000, played at Olympic games Atlanta 1996 and Beijing 2008, bronze at the World Championship in Perth 1998, silver at the World Championship in Fukuoka 2001, gold medal at the Universiade in Fukuoka 1995, gold medal at the Mediterranean games in Bari 1997. Played for the World's Best Water Polo Team 2000 and 2001.

From 2008 he is waterpolo coach in ''Primorac'' and ''Cattaro'' club in Kotor, Montenegro. He is waterpolo coach in junior national team, too. Best result as a coach silver medal in Junior World Championship 2016.

He was named best Montenegrin athlete in 1991 in Montenegro and best athlete in 2016.[citation needed]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Veljko USKOKOVIC - Olympic Water Polo :Yugoslavia". International Olympic Committee. International Olympic Committee. 2016-06-21. Retrieved 2019-07-31.

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
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Flagbearer for   Montenegro
Beijing 2008
Succeeded by
Srđan Mrvaljević