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Pavao Jurina

Full name: Pavle "Pavao" Jurina
Other name(s): Павле "Павао" Јурина
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4 (194 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: January 2, 1955 in Ledenik, Našice, Osječko-baranjska županija, Croatia
Died: December 2, 2011 in Bjelovar, Bjelovarsko-bilogorska županija, Croatia
Affiliations: Partizan Beograd, Beograd (SRB)
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Handball Men's Handball Yugoslavia YUG 6
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Handball Men's Handball Yugoslavia YUG 1 Gold

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Handball Yugoslavia YUG Final Round Match 5/6 2 1980-07-30 ESP 24, YUG 23 2 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #1 1 1980-07-20 YUG 22, ALG 18 5 1 0 0 0
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #6 1 1980-07-22 YUG 26, SUI 21 3 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #9 1 1980-07-24 YUG 23, ROU 21 8 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #11 1 1980-07-26 YUG 44, KUW 10 9 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group B Match #15 2 1980-07-28 URS 22, YUG 17 6 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Handball Yugoslavia YUG Final Round Match 1/2 1 1984-08-11 YUG 18, FRG 17 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #1 1T 1984-07-31 YUG 22, ISL 22 1 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #4 1 1984-08-02 YUG 32, JPN 15 1 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #9 1 1984-08-04 YUG 25, ALG 10 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #12 1 1984-08-06 YUG 25, SUI 11 3 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Handball Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #14 1 1984-08-08 YUG 19, ROU 18 0 0 0 0 0
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