Veselin Đuho

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Veselin Đuho
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Full name Veselin Đuho
Born (1960-01-05) 5 January 1960 (age 61)
Foča, FPR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Teams coached
Cagliari
1997–2003
Jug
VK Koper
2012–2014
Jug

Veselin Đuho (born 5 January 1960) is a Croatian professional water polo coach and former player who was a two-time Olympic gold medalist for Yugoslavia at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics.

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Đuho was born in Foča but moved to Dubrovnik as a child, where he started swimming in 1968, and joined VK Jug in 1974. [1] He spent most of his career in Jug, winning with them five Yugoslav league titles, two Yugoslav cup titles, and the LEN Champions League in 1981. [1]

Playing for the Yugoslavia national team, Đuho won the gold medal at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles and at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, as well as the gold medal at the 1986 World Championship in Madrid, the gold medal at the 1987 World Cup, and silver medals at the 1985 European Championship in Sofia and the 1987 European Championship in Strasbourg. [1] Later in his career he also played in Italy for Rari Nantes Salerno and Rari Nantes Cagliari, before retiring in 1993 to become Cagliari's coach. [1]

He served as the head coach of Jug between 1997 and 2003, [1] during which time the club won the 2000 LEN Cup, 2000–01 LEN Champions League, Croatian First League in 2000 and 2001, and Croatian Cup in 2001 and 2003. [2] Đuho was then the head coach of VK Koper before become the head coach of Jug again in 2012. [2] In March 2014, Đuho was relieved of his coaching duties in Jug, and was replaced by Miho Bobić. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Veselin Đuho, trener vaterpolista Juga - Gruž je neosvojiva tvrđava". Slobodna Dalmacija (in Croatian). 17 April 2000. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  2. 1 2 "Veselin Đuho novi trener Jug CO". Novi list (in Croatian). HINA. 2 January 2012. Archived from the original on 6 January 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  3. "Veselin Đuho više nije trener Juga CO". Novi list (in Croatian). 17 March 2014. Archived from the original on 17 March 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014.