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Aleksandar Sapic

  • Sport: Olympic Waterpolo
  • Nation: Serbia
  • Notes: Born June 1, 1978. ... Led Yugoslavia to bronze at 2000 Olympics and Serbia and Montenegro to silver at 2004 Olympics. ... In gold-medal match in Athens in 2004, Sapic had the ball in hand but couldn't get off a shot as time expired and Serbia lost 8-7 to defending gold-medalist Hungary. ... Suspended nine months for his role in an incident in a 2003 World Championships match against Italy, returning in time for the Olympics. ... Won gold in European Championships in 2001, 2003 and 2006. ... Won silver, bronze and gold in World Championships in 2001, 2003 and 2005, respectively. ... Signed with Russian club Shturm in 2006 for a reported $1 million over three years, the biggest water polo contract ever. ... Has won three international titles with three different club teams - VK Becej (2000), Savona (2005) and Shturm (2008).