Serbia | Sports
Serbia is a country with a population of 87 Lakh, with Sports as their major passion. They have achieved titles in various sports.
Football: The Serbian National Football Team qualified for 3 of the last 4 World Cups, including Russia 2018. Nations such as Italy and Netherlands failed to qualify for this.
Basketball: Currently ranked at world number no. 4, the nation has won 16 medals in competitions such as Olympics, FIBA World Cup and EuroBasket
Tennis: Novak Djokovic is a Serbian tennis player who is currently ranked at World No.1 ahead of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. In his professional career Novak has won 75 tournaments which include a whooping 16 Grand Slam titles. Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic are former World No.1 tennis players from Serbia.
Volleyball: The Women’s Volleyball Team won the World Cup in 2018 and the European Championship in 2019. Men’s National Team has won the gold medal at the Olympics, the FIVB World League and the European Championship twice.
Waterpolo: Serbia is the 2nd most successful team in Waterpolo. The 3 times World Champions and 2016 Olympic gold medalists hold the record of 11 FINA World Leagues and 7 European Championship Titles.