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Zdravko Hebel

Full name: Zdravko Hebel
Other name(s): Здравко Хебел
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: January 21, 1943 in Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Died: August 12, 2017 in Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Affiliations: Mladost, Zagreb (CRO)
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Like many water polo players, Zdravko Hebel started as a swimmer, winning the 1961 Yugoslav junior championship in the 200 metre breaststroke. He then turned to water polo, playing from 1962-77 with Mladost. With Mladost he won European titles in 1967-69 and 1971, and the 1976 Cup of the Winner and the European Supercup. He won Yugoslavian titles in 1962, 1964, 1967, and 1969-71. Hebel earned 68 caps with the Yugoslav national team from 1965-69, winning an Olympic gold medal in 1968 and the 1967 Mediterranean Games title.

Hebel later turned to sports administration. He served as President of the Zagreb Sports Association from 1991-2000, and was vice-president of the Croatian Olympic Committee also from 1991-2000. He was President of the Association of Croatian Water Polo judges from 1993-95, and President of the Croatian Water Polo Association in 1995 and in 1999-2000. From 2000-02, Hebel served as President of the Croatian Olympic Committee.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG 1 Gold

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Final Round Match 1/2 1 1968-10-26 YUG 13, URS 11 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1968-10-24 YUG 8, HUN 6 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #1 1 1968-10-14 YUG 13, EGY 2 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #7 1T 1968-10-16 YUG 4, GDR 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #11 1 1968-10-17 YUG 9, MEX 0 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #16 1 1968-10-19 YUG 7, NED 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #19 2 1968-10-20 ITA 5, YUG 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #21 1 1968-10-21 YUG 11, GRE 1 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #27 1 1968-10-22 YUG 17, JPN 2 0
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