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SUKNO V SUKNO

When it comes to waterpolo royalty, there is no greater name than Sukno!


Goran Sukno was a class above the rest which earned him at the age of 25years, an Olympic Gold medal with Yugoslavia.


Clubs: Cavtat, Jug (Dubrovnik), Salerno (Italy).

1984 Los Angeles Olympics - Gold Medal.

1986 World Cup Madrid, Spain - gold medal.

European Championship Sofia, Bulgaria 1985 - silver medal.

Casablanca Mediterranean Games 1983 - Gold Medal.


Sandro Sukno

Considered one of the most incredible waterpolo players ever to play the game and his Olympic Gold winning performance came when he was just 22 years of age, when Croatia beat Italy 8-6 in an epic final London 2012.


Clubs: Cavtat, Jug (Dubrovnik), Pro Recco (Italy), Primorje (Rijeka).

London 2012 Olympic Games - Gold Medal

Rio 2016 Olympic Games - silver medal

World Cup Rome - Italy 2009 - bronze medal

Shanghai World Cup - China 2011 - bronze medal

World Championship Barcelona - Spain 2013 - bronze medal

World Championship Kazan - Russia 2015 - silver medal

World Championship Budapest - Hungary 2017 - gold medal

European Championship Zagreb - Croatia 2010 - gold medal

Mediterranean Games Mersin 2013- gold medal

In the selection of national team selectors, he was named the best water polo player in the world for 2017.


Both Goran and Sandro started their playing careers in the Croatian town of Cavtat, then moved to Dubrovnik, playing for the famous JUG Club.


Interesting fact is that Goran and Sandro were coached to an Olympic Gold medal by the Legend Ratko Rudić.

By S Daley AWP


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