Tonight, in the House of the National Assembly of Serbia, the Olympic Committee of Serbia announced the most successful athletes in 2021.
The mentioned title ‘went’ to Jovana Preković and Filip Filipović, who achieved fantastic results this year, let us remind you, they both won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Our ‘golden’ water polo player Filip Filipović He received the trophy from the President of the Olympic Committee of Serbia, Mr. Božidar Maljković.
– Definitely, the Olympic awards are the biggest awards for me and my entire team. I think we have completed a fantastic story with Tokyo. This generation succeeded with young forces, which few succeeded in doing. Thank God, the coaches and the professional staff who have endured us all these years. When the year ends like this, there is nothing to add – said Filip Filipović.
In an interview with RTS, Filip added:
– There could have been something else, but we will leave it to the younger generations. As for us, I think we said ours and what was needed – we said in the pool. We made our dreams come true. This Olympic gold in Tokyo was the crown of our representative career and we said “Adio” in the best possible way.
Jovana Preković she dreamed of this moment.
– I want to thank all the people who contributed to experiencing this moment. As I dreamed of winning Olympic gold and carrying the flag of my country at the most prestigious sports competition, this recognition and the balcony and my entire city that welcomed me are part of my dream. After the Olympic Games, it was very difficult to keep the focus, but I tried and I managed to keep that focus and bring this year to an end the way I wanted – said the Olympic, world and European champion. Jovana Preković.
It is worth mentioning that the most successful young athlete is an athlete Adriana Vilagoš, while he took the prestigious award for the most successful coach of Serbia for the third time Dragan Gale Jovic. The recognition “Olympic Heart – General Svetomir Đukić” for his contribution to Olympism and the strengthening of the Olympic movement this year was awarded to Prof. dr Dragan Gaga Radovanović.
Source: HotSport by hotsport.rs.
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