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Sasa MISIC
Sport Water Polo
NOC Montenegro   
GenderMen
Born27 Mar 1987 in Dubrovnik, YUG
Height1.99 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Sejla, son Strahinja
Residence
Strasbourg, FRA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hungarian, Italian, Montenegrin, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing water polo at age 16 in Herceg-Novi, Montenegro.
Club / Team
Team Strasbourg: France
Name of coach
Marc Amardeilh [club], FRA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Centre forward
Handedness
Right
International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Montenegro
General Interest
Hobbies
Fishing, playing video games. (Athlete, 07 Feb 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medals at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, and the 2016 European Championship in Belgrade, Serbia. (Athlete, 07 Feb 2019)
Injuries
In 2015 he required surgery after sustaining an injury to the biceps in his left arm. (waterpoloworld.com, 21 May 2015; infosportal.me, 13 May 2015)

He missed the 2014 World League Super Final in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, because of a shoulder injury. (waterpoloworld.com, 11 Jun 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 07 Feb 2019)
Other information
SWITCHING NATIONALITY
He began playing international water polo for Montenegro in 2009, but then switched to compete for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. In late 2012 he made the decision to return to play for Montenegro. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Mar 2020; vijesti.me, 04 Feb 2013; Waterpolo World Facebook page, 16 Nov 2012)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2017 Budapest, HUN Team  
2 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team  
2 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team  
4 2014 Budapest, HUN Team  
11 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team