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Milan ALEKSIC
Sport Water Polo
NOC Serbia   
GenderMen
Born13 May 1986 in Belgrade, YUG
Height1.93 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Two children
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Hungarian, Serbian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up water polo in 1995.
Why this sport?
His parents enrolled him in swimming lessons and when he finished the course he had to decide if he wanted to train in swimming or water polo. "I chose water polo and it was the right choice. I fell in love with water polo very quickly and I have been lucky enough to make all my dreams come true playing the sport."
Club / Team
VK Partizan: Belgrade, SRB
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Centre back
Handedness
Right
International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Serbia
Opponent
Romania
General Interest
Hobbies
Following other sports, travelling, watching movies. (RTV Pink Official YouTube channel, 03 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and winning a gold medal at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Italy. (RTV Pink Official YouTube channel, 03 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the May Award, Serbia's highest sporting honour. (vaterpolovesti.com, 24 May 2019)
Other information
INTERNATIONAL RETIREMENT
He retired from international water polo after the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (fina.org, 01 Oct 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN Team  
1 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Team  
3 2012 London, ENG Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2017 Budapest, HUN Team  
1 2015 Kazan, RUS Team  
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
2 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team  
1 2009 Rome, ITA Team  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2010 Oradea, ROU Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2020 Budapest, HUN Team  
1 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team  
1 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team  
1 2014 Budapest, HUN Team  
1 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team  
3 2010 Zagreb, CRO Team