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IN MEMORIAM – Branislav Pokrajac

One of two persons in the world of handball who was Olympic champion as a player and the coach – Branislav Pokrajac died at age 72 in Belgrade, Serbia.

Pokrajac had remarkable handball career as a player as a part of Olympic golden Yugoslav squad in Munchen 1972. He was a coach of Yugoslav team who won the gold medal at Olympics in Los Angeles 1984.

He was a coach in numerous number of countries. Pokrajac’s career:

1974–1980  Dinamo Pančevo
1980–1984  Jugoslawien
1981–1981  RK Roter Stern Belgrad
1985–1985  Spanien
1988–1988  Vereinigte Staaten
1989–1991  US Créteil HB
1993–1994  RK Roter Stern Belgrad
1997–1997  RK Lovćen Cetinje
1998–1999  Jugoslawien (Junioren)
1999–1999  Ägypten
2000–2001  Jugoslawien
2001–2003  FC Porto
2003–2005  Katar
2006–2006  RK Partizan Belgrad
2010–2012  Sporting Lissabon

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