Zdravko Zovko

Zdravko Zovko (born 28 May 1955 in Gornje Kolibe, Bosnia and Herzegovina)[1] is a former Croatian handball player who is currently the assistant coach of Győri Audi ETO KC.[2]

Zdravko Zovko
Personal information
Full name Zdravko Zovko
Born (1955-05-25) 25 May 1955
Gornje Kolibe, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Croatian
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Senior clubs
Years Team
1972–1988
Medveščak Zagreb
National team
Years Team Apps
1974–1984
 Yugoslavia 119
Teams managed
1990–1994
Zagreb Loto
1993–1995
Croatia (men)
1995–1998
Laško Pivovara Celje
1999–2000
Croatia (men)
1999–2000
Badel 1862 Zagreb
2000–2007
Fotex Veszprém
2007–2008
Croatia (women)
2007–2010
Podravka Koprivnica
2011
TSV Lohr
2011–2013
Zvezda Zvenigorod
2013–2015
Croatia (men) (assistant coach)
2014–2015
SSV Bozen Loacker
2015–2017
Dunaferr SE
2017–2018
PPD Zagreb (Youth)
2018–
Győri ETO (assistant coach)

Career

Zovko spent his entire playing career in RK Medveščak from Zagreb. He won four Yugoslav Cup's with the club and during his last season at the club got to the semi-finals of the EHF Cup Winners' Cup.[3]

Zovko competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics, representing Yugoslavia. He played in six matches and contributed with five goals to win the gold medal. Apart for winning the Olympic gold Zovko won a silver and bronze medal for Yugoslavia at the 1982 & 1974 World Championship.[4]

As a manager he has coached RK Zagreb, KC Veszprém and RK Podravka,[5] before joining Zvezda Zvenigorod in May 2011.[6]

In April 2013 Zovko became the assistant coach of Slavko Goluža in the Croatian national handball team.[7]

Honours

Player

Medveščak Zagreb

Coach

Zagreb[8]
Celje
Veszprem
Podravka Koprivnica
SSV Bozen Loacker
  • Serie A (1): 2014-15
Dunaferr
Individual

Orders

References

  1. "Zdravko Zovko Biography and Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
  2. "Danyi Gábor váltja Ambros Martint, Zdravko Zovko lesz a segítője" (in Hungarian). hetmeteres.com. 28 March 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  3. "POVIJEST KLUBA". rk-medvescak.hr. 28 October 2010. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  4. Korać, Branimir (5 August 2008). "Hrvatske medalje u Jugoslaviji". sportnet.rtl.hr. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  5. Ambroš, Ivan (31 May 2007). "Zdravko Zovko new coach of Podravka Vegeta". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
  6. "Zdravko Zovko takes Zvezda Zvenizgorod". Planet Handball. 21 May 2011. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
  7. Pinevic, Bruno (28 October 2010). "THREE OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS ARE COACHING CROATIA". eurohandball. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  8. Zovko, Zdravko. "Andrija Nikolić | RK PPD Zagreb". rk-zagreb.hr.
  9. "ODLUKU KOJOM SE ODLIKUJU REDOM DANICE HRVATSKE S LIKOM FRANJE BUČARA" (in Croatian). hrvatska.poslovniforum.hr.

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