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GOLEC Vedran
Croatia
CRO
VedranGolec
Date of Birth30/06/1989
Age25
Height197 cm/6'6"
Weight105kg/231lbs
GenderM
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Nickname-
School, universityProf. of Kinesiology, Strength & Conditioning Coach; Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
Started competing2000
Language(s) spokenCroatian (native), English
Club nameTaekwondo Club Jastreb
CoachDejan Mesarov (personal)
Hobbies

Reading books, listening to music, spending time with friends

Major sporting achievements

2014 ECh (Baku), +87 kg - 2nd
2005 EJCh (Baku), +78 kg - 2nd

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2014 ECh (Baku), +87 kg - 2nd

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Vedran joined his local taekwondo club in Bjelovar at a young age. After good results in the cadet competition, he went on to win a lot of national and international tournaments in the juniors. In 2005, he became a member of the Croatian junior national team and won silver at the Junior European Championship in Baku. After a long absence from the Croatian senior national team, he was runner-up in the heavyweight category at the 2014 European Championships in Baku. His dream is to win an Olympic medal at Rio 2016.

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