Milenko Zorić

Milenko Zorić (Serbian Cyrillic: Миленко Зорић, born 2 April 1989) is a Serbian sprint canoer.

Milenko Zorić
Milenko Zorić ECH 2016
Personal information
NationalitySerbian
Born2 April 1989 (age 30)
Sanski Most, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
CountrySerbia
SportCanoe sprint

Biography

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he won with Marko Tomićević a silver team medal in the men's K-2 1000 m event.[1] He also competed in the K-4 1000 m in Rio. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the K-4 1000 m only.[1]

He won a bronze medal in the K-2 1000 m event at the 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Milan with Tomićević.[2]

He and Tomićević won silver 2017 European Sprint Canoe Championships and bronze at the 2016 European Sprint Canoe Championships.[3] He won a bronze medal in the K-4 1000 m event at the 2012 Canoe Sprint European Championships in Zagreb.[4]

He took up canoeing in 1999.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Milenko Zoric Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  2. ^ "2015 ICF Sprint Canoeing World Championships" (PDF). 1 October 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Moscow 2016 European Sprint Canoe Championships" (PDF). www.canoeicf.com. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Milenko Zoric". ICF - Planet Canoe. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
2012 Canoe Sprint European Championships

The 2012 Canoe Sprint European Championships was held on 22–24 June at Zagreb, Croatia.

2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

The 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships was held from 19–23 August 2015 in Milan, Italy.

2016 Canoe Sprint European Championships

The 2016 Canoe Sprint European Championships (Russian: Чемпионат Европы по гребле на байдарках и каноэ 2016) was the 28th edition of the Canoe Sprint European Championships, an international canoe and kayak sprint event organised by the European Canoe Association, held in Moscow, Russia, between 24 and 26 June 2016.

2017 Canoe Sprint European Championships

The 2017 Canoe Sprint European Championships is the 29th edition of the Canoe Sprint European Championships, an international canoe and kayak sprint event organised by the European Canoe Association, held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, between 14 and 16 July 2017.

2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships – Men's K-2 1000 metres

The men's K-2 1000 metres competition at the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Račice took place at the Sportcentrum Račice.

2018 Canoe Sprint European Championships

The 2018 Canoe Sprint European Championships was the 30th edition of the Canoe Sprint European Championships, an international canoe and kayak sprint event organised by the European Canoe Association, and was held in Belgrade, Serbia, between 8 and 10 June.

2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships – Men's K-2 1000 metres

The men's K-2 1000 metres competition at the 2018 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Montemor-o-Velho took place at the Centro de Alto Rendimento de Montemor-o-Velho.

2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships – Men's K-2 1000 metres

The men's K-2 1000 metres competition at the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged took place at the Olympic Centre of Szeged.

Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Olympics

Bosnia and Herzegovina sent athletes to the Summer Olympic Games under its own flag for the first time in 1992. Bosnian athletes competed under the Yugoslav flag (see Yugoslavia at the Olympics) until the breakup of that country. Along with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina is the only European non-microstate that has never won an Olympic medal.

The Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina was formed in 1992 and recognized in 1993.

Canoe sprint at the 2015 European Games – Men's K-1 5000 metres

The men's K-1 5000 metres canoe sprint competition at the 2015 European Games in Baku took place on 16 June at the Kur Sport and Rowing Centre in Mingachevir.

Canoe sprint at the 2019 European Games – Men's K-2 1000 metres

The men's K-2 1000 metres canoe sprint competition at the 2019 European Games in Minsk took place between 25 and 26 June at the Zaslavl Regatta Course.

Canoeing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's K-4 1000 metres

The men's canoe sprint K-4 1,000 metres competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place between 7 and 9 August at Eton Dorney.The Australian team comprising Tate Smith, Dave Smith, Murray Stewart and Jacob Clear won the gold medal. Hungary won the silver medal and the Czech Republic took bronze.

Canoeing at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The canoeing races at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were contested in two main disciplines: the slalom, from 7 to 11 August, and the sprint, from 15 to 20 August. The slalom canoe competition was held at the Olympic Whitewater Stadium; whereas the sprint events was staged at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in Copacabana. The location for canoeing events was a source of concern for athletes since the Brazilian federal government's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation lab has found the genes of drug-resistant super bacteria in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon.Around 330 athletes participated in 16 events.

Canoeing at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's K-2 1000 metres

The men's canoe sprint K-2 1,000 metres at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro took place between 17 and 18 August at Lagoa Stadium.The medals were presented by Ivo Ferriani, IOC member, Italy and Helen Brownlee, Board Member of the ICF.

Canoeing at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's K-4 1000 metres

The men's canoe sprint K-4 1,000 metres at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro took place between 19 and 20 August at Lagoa Stadium.The medals were presented by Danka Barteková, IOC member, Slovakia and Donald McKenzie, Board Member of the ICF.

List of world records in canoeing

Listed below are the canoe sprint world best times in Canadian canoe (C) and kayak (K) events. The ICF only acknowledge world best times set in finals of Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cups, Continental Championships and "other canoe sprint events with acceptable high technical level".

Sanski Most

Sanski Most (pronounced [sâːnskiː mɔ̂ːst]) is a town and municipality located in Una-Sana Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is situated on the banks of Sana River in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, in region of Bosanska krajina, between Prijedor and Ključ. As of 2013, it has a population of 41,475 inhabitants.

Serbia at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Serbia competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was the nation's fourth appearance at the Summer Olympics as an independent nation. The Olympic Committee of Serbia confirmed a roster of 103 athletes, 58 men and 45 women, to compete across 14 sports at the Games.

Serbia left Rio de Janeiro with a total of 8 medals (2 gold, 4 silver, and 2 bronze), signifying the nation's most successful feat in Summer Olympic history since the break-up of Yugoslavia, and also doubling its previous medal tally from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Fifty-four Serbian athletes (about 52 percent of the whole team) contributed to the medal count, with the majority of those coming in traditional team sports (men's water polo, men's and women's basketball, and women's volleyball).Five Serbian athletes collected medals in their respective individual sports. Among them were Greco-Roman wrestler Davor Štefanek, who became the first Serbian to win an Olympic gold in his signature sport after 32 years; long jumper Ivana Španović, who made history as the nation's first track and field athlete to stand on the Olympic podium in six decades; taekwondo fighter Tijana Bogdanović, who captured a silver in the women's flyweight category (49 kg); and kayak tandem Marko Tomićević and Milenko Zorić, who steadily paddled their way towards a runner-up finish in the long-distance double (men's K-2 1000 m).

Serbia at the Olympics

Serbia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1912 as the Kingdom of Serbia. Serbia returned to the Olympics as an independent team after ninety-six years at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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