Veselin Vujović

Veselin Vujović (Serbian Cyrillic: Веселин Вујовић; born 18 January 1961) is a Montenegrin former handball player and current coach of RK Vardar.

Veselin Vujović
Veselin Vujović 2017.jpg
Vujović in 2017
Personal information
Born (1961-01-18) 18 January 1961 (age 60)
Cetinje, PR Montenegro,
FPR Yugoslavia
Nationality Montenegrin / Serbian
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club RK Vardar (head coach)
Youth career
Team
Lovćen
Senior clubs
Years Team
1977–1979
Lovćen
1979–1988
Metaloplastika
1988–1993
Barcelona
1993–1995
Granollers
National team
Years Team
1981–1992
Yugoslavia
1993–1996
FR Yugoslavia
Teams managed
1995–1999
RK Metaloplastika
1999–2000
RK Partizan
2000
FR Yugoslavia
2000–2003
BM Ciudad Real
2003–2006
Serbia and Montenegro
2006–2009
RK Vardar PRO
2007
Macedonia
2010
Al Sadd
2011–2013
RK Vardar PRO
2013–2014
Al Shabab
2014–2016
RK Zagreb
2015–2019
Slovenia
2017–2018
RD Koper 2013
2018–2019
RK Železničar 1949
2019–2020
RK Zagreb
2021
RK Borac Banja Luka
2021–
RK Vardar 1961

As a player, Vujović competed at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics for the Yugoslavia national team.

Playing careerEdit

 
Vujović managing RK Zagreb in September 2016

During his career Vujović played for RK Metaloplastika, Barcelona and Granollers. At Metaloplastika, he was part of the club golden generation during the 1980s, winning seven league titles, 4 cup titles and two European Champions Cup titles. Vujović also lost one final in 1984 and three semi-final matches in the European Champions Cup while playing for Metaloplastika.[1]

In 1986 he was named as the best athlete of Yugoslavia.

He was first player to receive title of the IHF World Player of the Year.[2]

In 1984 he was a member of the Yugoslav national team which won the gold medal at the Olympics. He played all six matches and scored 28 goals. Four years later he was part of the Yugoslav team which won the bronze medal. He played all six matches again and scored 29 goals.

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Metaloplastika
Barcelona
Granollers
Individual

ManagerEdit

FR Yugoslavia
Ciudad Real
Serbia and Montenegro
Vardar
Al Sadd
  • Qatar First Division: 2009–10
  • Qatar Crown Prince Cup: 2010
Zagreb
Slovenia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Metaloplastika prvak Evrope – 1985,86". metaloplastika.wordpress.com.
  2. ^ "Previous Awards". Ihf.info. Archived from the original on 2010-07-21. Retrieved 2010-09-11.

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Dražen Petrović
  The Best Athlete of Yugoslavia
1986
Succeeded by
Mateja Svet