Pavle JURINA

Yugoslavia YUG

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Moscow 1980
  • Year of Birth
    1955
Olympic Results

Biography

Pavle JURINA

Croatian Pavao Jurina started to play professional handball in 1972 with RK Partizan Našice. In 1976 Jurina transferred to RK Partizan Bjelovar and with them won Yugoslav titles in 1977 and 1979 and the 1976 Yugoslavian Cup. Jurina finished his career by playing three seasons abroad in 1984-87, the first two seasons with SC Gaeta in Italy and the last season with TuS Schutterwald in West Germany.

Jurina was capped 140 times with the Yugoslavian national team, his career highlight being the 1984 Olympic gold medal. Jurina also won silver at the 1982 World Championships, golds at the 1979 and 1983 Mediterranean Games, and silver at the 1977 Universiade. Jurina was also with the Yugoslavian team at the 1978 World Championships, finishing fifth, and 1980 Olympics, finishing sixth. After finishing his sporting career, Jurina worked as a handball coach in Italy, coaching SC Gaeta, Pallamano Città Sant’Angelo, Pallamano Jchnusa Sassari and Pallamano Alcamo among others.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1984

G
Handball
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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Moscow 1980

#6
Handball
Handball Handball