Dragan Travica

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Dragan Travica
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Personal information
Full name Dragan Travica
Nationality Italian
Born (1986-08-28) August 28, 1986 (age 31)
Zagreb, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia
Height 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Spike 335 cm (132 in)
Block 325 cm (128 in)
Volleyball information
Position Setter
Current team Kioene Padova
Number 4 (club), 13 (national team)
Career
Years Teams
2000–2002
2002–2003
2003–2005
2005–2006
2006–2008
2008–2009
2009–2011
2011–2013
2013–2015
2015–2016
2016–2017
2017–
Volley Treviso
Pallavolo Falconara
Kerakoll Modena
Pallavolo Reima Crema
Sparkling Volley Milan
Trenkwalder Modena
Gabeca Montichiari
Lube Banca Macerata
Belogorie Belgorod
Halkbank Ankara
Shahrdari Urmia
Kioene Padova
National team
2007–  Italy
Last updated: 7 October 2017

Dragan Travica (born 28 August 1986) is an Italian volleyball player, a former member of Italy men's national volleyball team and Italian club Kioene Padova, bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, silver medalist at the European Championship (2011, 2013), bronze medalist of the World League (2013, 2014) and Italian Champion (2012).

Personal life[edit]

He was born in Zagreb, Croatia, the son of Serbian volleyball player and head coach Ljubomir Travica. His sister is the wife of Italian Volleyball player Cristian Savani.

Career[edit]

He started his career with Sisley Treviso's youth team and, after one year with Sira Cucine Falconara, he debuted in the Serie A1 (Italy's top division) in 2004 with Kerakoll Modena; in 2005-2006 he played in the Serie A2 at Crema, obtaining the promotion to Serie A1 and winning the award as best Under-23 player in the category. The following year he again played in A2 in Milan, again obtaining the promotion and the A2 Italian Cup.

Travica debuted for Italy national team in 2007 at Forlì, he later played for Modena again and then for Monza, while in 2011-2013 he was a player of Lube Banca Macerata. Then he played for Russian club Belogorie Belgorod.

Sporting achievements[edit]

Clubs[edit]

CEV Champions League[edit]

National championships[edit]

National team[edit]

Individually[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Poland Paweł Zagumny
Best Setter of
CEV European Championship

2011
Succeeded by
Russia Sergey Grankin