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Mirko Sandic, former Yugoslav water polo star, dies at 64

Mirko Sandic, former Yugoslav water polo star, dies at 64

Mirko Sandic, who won gold with the Yugoslav water polo team at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, has died. He was 64.
He died Sunday, the Serbian Water Polo Association said Monday. No specific cause of death was given.
Sandic played 235 times for Yugoslavia's national water polo team that also won silver at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and bronze at the European Championships in 1966 and 1970.
He was the key player as his Partizan club won 11 national championships in Yugoslavia.
Sandic later worked as a coach in Singapore, Malaysia and Egypt, and was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1999.
Funeral arrangements were not immediately announced.
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Updated : 2021-05-11 15:55 GMT+08:00