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Petar Fajfrić

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePetar•Fajfrić
Used namePetar•Fajfrić
Original nameПетар•Фајфрић
Born15 February 1942 in Berkasovo (SRB)
Died11 March 2021 in Šabac (SRB)
Measurements180 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsRK Crvenka, Crvenka (SRB)
NOC Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbia


Petar Fajfrić had a very long career, playing exclusively for handball clubs in Yugoslavia. He started with Zemun’s Mladost, and later played for Crvena Zvezda, Dinamo Pancevo, Crvenka, and Metaloplastika. Fajfrić was a left winger who competed at the 1972 München Olympics and won bronze medals at the 1970 and 1974 World Championships.

Fajfrić later became a coach with Metaloplastika and also coached the women for Medicinar. In 2012 he was named to the Medicinar management board. Fajfrić was trained as an agronomy engineer.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1972 Summer Olympics Handball YUG SRB Petar Fajfrić
Handball, Men (Olympic) Yugoslavia 1 Gold

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