THE GREETINGS FROM THE WORLD - ARCHIVE...
Greetings from the world

 
Visit the rows bellow to introduce some our swim and sport friends from the world...

 Greetings received in 2010    
 
Budapest
Viareggio
Novi Sad
Athens
Two SRB Swim Journalists Vladimir Todorovic and Igor Rasula, greeted us from the Alfred Hajos pool in Budapest
SRB and ITA swim stars Minja NajdanovskiErika Ferraioli at the podium of the W 50 free for the GP Italy'10 in Viareggio
Igor Beretic, swim coach of the SC Vojvodina, greeted us from the recent finished "Novi Sad 2010" int'l meet, Novi Sad, SRB
Igor Rasula, Chief Editor of the Serbia Swimming web site sent us greetings from his temporal journalistic visit of Athens,GRE
Varna,BUL
Helsinki
Subotica,SRB
Bled,SLO
Vladimir Ristic, Coach and SRB stars Simonovic & K.Draganov greeted us from the Balkan Junior Champ 2010, City of Varna, Bulgaria.
Mladen Tepavcevic, SRB swimming legend, now the Iceland's coach greeted us from the recent EJC 2010, Helsinki, Finland...
SC Novi Sad - Y.Pioneer relay - after setting NYPR, greeted us from the Summer Champs of Vojvodina, Subotica, SRB.
Katarina Simonovic, top SRB junior swimmerand Branislav Kostic coach greeted us from Bled, SLO prior to the Singapore 2010
Austin, USA
Kikinda
Banjaluka
Athens
Marko Vujosevic, swim talent  of the Lone Star Aquatic Club (Austin, TX) and Ian Crocker greeted us from the USA...
Marica Strazmester, Olympian  SRB rec holder & Beti Plackov, new SRB backstroke talent, greeted us from Kikinda, SRB
Coaches of Serbian National team with Orthodox F.Sergej (Monastery Ramanj) sent us greets from Banjaluka (BIH)
Sergio Filipovic, Serbian coach with Caba Siladji and Tijana Vukanovic greeted from the preparation in Athens, GRE...
Sierra Nevada
Montenegro
Wien
Zrenjanin, SRB
From Sierra Nevada Mountain South Spain, coach Dejan Pejinovic sent us greetings of the Serbian national swim team...
Vladimir Minic (SRB) & Zivko Paranos (BiH), two coaches and great friends greeted us from Igalo Spa, Herceg Novi, Montenegro
Igor Rasula, our chief-editor,  from his charity engagements  recently held in Austria, sent us the greetings from Wien, AUT..
Rale Simic, RTS journalist and Sergio Filipovic, Coach of the SC Beograd greeted us from the SRB Winter Nationals Zrenjanin, SRB




 Greetings received in 2009
London
Sofia, BUL
Istanbul
Istanbul
Igor Rasula our Editor-in-Chief, sent greetings from London, from one of his many journalistic  activities held in Great Britain.
Petar Stoychev, World OWS legend and Dr.Ivan Tsanov, Secretary general of the ABS greeted us from Sofia, BUL
Ms.Aleksandra Herasimenya, Belarus swim super star and Sergio Filipovic Serbian coach greeted us from Istanbul,Turkey
Marica Strazmester, Serbian rec holder, Olympian and European Semi Finalist, sent us greetings from the Istanbul 2009, Turkey...
Bulgaria
Belgrade
Prague,CZE
Cannes, FRA
Dr.Ivan Tsanov, the Bulgarian swim expert, now as a climber greeted us from the caves of the Rodopi Mountains, Bulgaria
Smiles and greetings we have got  from the Italian women's team at the 25th Universiade Belgrade 2009
Prof.Branislav Kostic, coach of the SRB national team sent us greetings from the recent 2009 European Junior Champs in Prague,CZE
Ivan Miljkovic, Serbian volleyball legend, Igor Rasula (Editor in chief) and his Mother sent us greetings  from Cannes, France
Sicilia,ITA
Obrenovac,SRB
Belgrade
Pescara
Prof.Maurizio Coconi ex coach of the Italian junior team and Slavko Pamucina coach of CSTi club, sent us greetings from Sicilia, ITA..
Men's relay squad of the Proleter SC (Zrenjanin) - new national rec holders in 4x100 Medley, sent us greets from Serbia Open '09, Obrenovac...
SRB national swimming team from the recent Comen Cup 2009, sent us greetings from Tasmajdan pool, Belgrade, Serbia
Marica Strazmester and part of the SRB swim team sent us greetings from Pescara, XVI Mediterranean Games, Italy
Irvine, USA
Crete, GRE
Toronto
Athens
Andrea Basaraba, Serbian rec holder, sent us smiles and greetings from the recent 2009 Grand Challenge Meet in Irvine, California,USA
Miroslava Najdanovski, Serb Olympian and national record holder, greeted us from the short vacation in Crete, GRE
George Mladenovic, one of the greatest fans of the Swim Star 2000 SC, Belgrade, sent us greets from Toronto, Canada
Milica Ostojic and Nadja Higl, Serbian Record holders and Olympians, sent us smiles from the Acropolis 2009, GRE
Bridgeport,USA
Amsterdam
Wien
Madrid
Gorana Goranic and the team mates of the 'Purple Knights' women's swimming greeted us from Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA...
Mike Cavic, the Beijing 2008 vice-champion and I.Rasula our Editor greeted us from the International Meet Amsterdam Swim Cup 2009..
Caba Siladji and Ivan Lendjer, European Junior Champions greeted us from the recent Austria-Stroeck Meet 2009, Vienna, Austria
Marica Strazmester, Serbian best backstroker ever, the candidate for Rome 2009 Champs, sent us greetings from the Madrid, Spain
Herceg Novi
Becej,SRB
Sicilia,ITA
Sarajevo
Miki Milovanovic, chief of the timings and results of many Serbian swim events, greated us from the Montenegro Mimosa Cup 2009..
Great friends, V.Boskovic and  V. Minic, Serb swim coaches, greeted us from the out-door wellness center in the  Becej Spa, Vojvodina, Serbia
Slavko Pamucina, coach of the CSTi Nuoto and Sergio Parisi, new president of the FIN Sicilia greeted us from Catania, Itak\ly...
Nina Zarkovic top swimmer of SC Leotar, new BiH junior Rec holder, sent smiles from the 2009 Nationals in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina




 Greetings received in 2008
Zrenjanin
Bridgeport,USA
Madrid
Montenegro
Milan Silaski, the member of the SRB Junior Team and top athletes of SC Banat, greeted us from the Zrenjanin Cup 2008,Serbia
Gorana Goranic, one of the top athletes of the University of Bridgeport greeted us from the Connecticut, United States...
Marica Strazmester, the Serb record holder, Olympian, now as a part of NC Alcorcorn - new ESP SC Champion, greeted us from 2008 Champs in Madrid, Spain...
Swim Star SC Squad - sent us  greetings from the town of Herceg Novi, Montenegro (Filip Kovacevic, D.Komazec and B.Radinovic).
Belgrade
Vienna,AUT
Amsterdam
Hamburg
I.Gutesa, L.Bogdanovski and Sebastijan Higl, coach sent us greetings from the Serbian Open Championships 2008,Belgrade
As part of the Serbian Olympic team, Marica Strazmester SRB backstroke rec holder sent us greetings from the Vienna airport, Austria
Olivera Mladenovic, president of our Swim Star 2000 Swimming Club, sent us smiles and huge greetings from Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Igor Rasula, Editor-in-chief of the SWIM STAR WEB PORTAL sent us the greetings from his recent stay in Hamburg, Germany
Pitesti
Michigan
Trebinje,BiH
Barselona
New men's swim power that is coming from Cyprus greeted us  from the Balkan Junior Championships, Pitesti, ROM
Whence he earned Diploma of Journalism, Igor Rasula sent us his greetings from the Olivet College, Michigan, USA...
Maja Cuckovic and swimmers of the SC Leotar greeted us from the IV Srdjan & Maksim 2008 int'l meet, Trebinje, BiH
Marica Strazmester, SRB's Rec Holder & China's Ji Liping and Yang Jieqiao, greeted us from the Marenostrum Series, Barselona, ESP
Palermo
Romania
Madrid
Skopje
Marco Conti, Gianluca Giglietti, Marco Colombo and Simone Battiston, masters champions greeted us from Palermo, ITA
Jovana Bogdanovic, the 2008 Balkan Junior Champion, with Coach Sergio Filipovic sent us greetings from Pitesti, ROM
Marica Strazmester, SRB Rec Holder and the Beijing 2008 candidate,  now swim coach, greeted us from Madrid,Spain
M.Blazevski, M.Gigovski and F.Dimovski, new power from Skopje, call us to 'Delfin 2008
Houston
Kikinda SRB
Madrid
Montenegro
Igor Rasula with Nesa Galija and Risto Krstanovic, sent us the New Year Eve 2008 greetings from Houston, Texas, USA
Best Kikinda's friends Milan Silaski and Ivan Kopas, now parts of Banat and Novi Sad Swim Clubs  greeted us from Kikinda 2008
Marica Strazmester, ex-YU Olympian, now NC Alcorcon's Coach, greets us from Madrid
Prof.Ivan Zuber ex-YU swim legend and V.Minic our coach greeted us  from Herceg Novi.
Belgrade
Sicilia, ITA
Novi Sad, SRB
Jovana Bogdanovic, the 2007 Balkan Junior Champion, top breastroker of the SC Beograd sent us the greetings  from Ante Lambas memorial '07, BEG
Slavko Pamucina, new Head Coach of the Nuoto Agrigento, sent us greetings from Sicily, Italy..
Olga Plakunova, new Russian talent from Nizhny, Novgorod, sent us greets from Novi Sad, Vojvodina
Dragana Valo new swim power of SC Vojvodina, sent us New Year greets from "St.Nicholas 2007" Meet in Novi Sad, SRB




 Greetings received in 2007
Antwerpen
Athens
Ahtopol
Bangkok
Ivan Lendjer, Euro rec holder and Dejan Pejinovic, coach greeted us from the Antwerp 2007 Euro Junior Championships 2007
Milica Ostojic, the 2007 Balkan Junior Champion and the best swimmer of the SC Red Star, BEG greeted us from Athens, Greece
Our greatest Bulgarian friends Ivan & Tsveta Tsanov, sent us the summer greetings from the town of Ahtopol, Black Sea Coast, Bulgaria
B.Jovic, Coach, I.Beretic and I.Zgomba, part of SRB team greeted us from the City of Bangkok,THA
Messina
W.Bolognani
Antwerp,BEL
Sofia,BUL
Slavko Pamucina, Head Coach of the Messina Polisportiva SC with his 'swim star' - Gianluca Di Tano, greeted us from Sicilia
Walter Bolognani, Head of the Italian Junior swim team, sent us a "sour smile" from the recent Romaquatica 2007, ITA
Vladimir Anusic, Coach of SRB team with Daniel Gyurta  the best HUN junior breastroker sent us greetings from Antwerp'07 Junior Champs, BEL
Swim legends - Borut Petric & Tanya Bogomilova (BUL) with Tanya Smid, new Slovenian swim star greeted us from Sofia, BUL
Messina
Belgrade
Modena
Detroit
Luca Marin, Italian, European  and the world swim star sent us the greetings from Piskeo meeting, Messina, Sicily
Milos Rujevic & Igor Lucic, the new stars of Partizan Rowing club, sent us greetings from SRB Cup 2007
Stefano Nurra, NC Ghirlandina's  Coach and Alessia Filippi sent us greetings from Modena,ITA
Milan, Nemanja and Risto, the members of the 'Srbi za Srbe' Charity Foundation, sent us greetings from Detroit, MI, USA...
Melbourne
Melbourne
Cannes, FRA
Sicilia
Vladimir Stanisavljevic and Stefan Vidmar, Coach of the Australian swim stars sent us the greetings from Melbourne
Mirna Jukic (AUT) & Miroslava Najdanovski (SRB) - two swim pearls greeted us from AUS..
Tamara Duverger with Ma, the new France's swim pearl sent us the charm greets from Cannes, FRA
Mondello Pietro and Slavko Pamucina, Head Coach of the Messina Polisportiva, greeted us from Syracuse, ITA... 
Herceg Novi
Melbourne
Melbourne
B.Dinic
Vladimir Minic, our Coach and Ivan Zuber exYU swim Legend greeted us from Montenegro 
From Melbourne 2007 (AUS), special greetings have arrived from Mladen Tepavcevic and Minja Najdanovski
Mike Bottom, in Australia as a coach of SLO & B.Kostic coach of SRB sent us greetings from the Sussie O'Neil pool  in Melbourne 
Branislav Dinic, member of the Coach Staff of the Italian national team, greeted us from Melbourne 2007, Australia
SC Braga
Italy
Detroit
Martinik Isl.
SC Braga, our POR club mate started season with Records at Int'l Tavira 2006, Portugal
Slavko Pamucina, our former Coach now Head Coach of NC Messina SC Sicilia, greeted us from Taormine meet, Italy.
Igor Rasula, Swim Star best swimmer and our Web Portal Editor in chief, sent us greetings from the Detroit Pistons Palace, USA
Radenko Miskovic, former swimmer of SC Belgrade, now advanced trainer greeted us from the Caribbean Islands...




 Greetings received in 2006      
Belgrade
Beograd
Valis SC
Michigan,USA
Sava Sajko, Triathlon Balkan  star and our top OWS comp - said his last YES in Belgrade...
Jelena Dimic, Captain of the SC Swim Star 2000 sends greetings from the Lambasa Memorial 2006
Vladimir Boskovic Coach and his 'kings & queens' from the Valis Team sent us greetings  from Valjevo, Serbia
Drew Greenman our great friend and adorer with Igor Rasula sent greetings from the Michigan Lake, USA...
Cleveland(USA)
T.Tsanova
Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
John Meilinger and I.Rasula sent us smiles & greetings from the John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Kisses and greetings sent us Ms.Tsveta Tsanova, our great fan from Sofia, Bulgaria
Dejan Pejinovic (SRB) and Richard W.Shoulberg (USA) - the national coaches, greeted us from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Two great European coaches - Walter Bolognani (ITA) and Vladimir Anusic (SER) sent us greetins from Rio 2006...
Budapest
Sava Sajko
I.Rasula
Zagreb 2006
Swim Star SC's top pioneers sent us warm greetings from their recent stay in Budapest, the Capital of Hungary...
Sava Sajko a member of our OWS team and the Serbian Triathlon Champion greeted us from France
Igor Rasula, Swim Star SC's top swimmer, greeted us from Croatia (Histria) 
Miroslava Najdanovski with Therese Alshamar and D.Draganja, greeted us from Golden Bear 2006, Zagreb,CRO
Messina
Brazil
I.Kolichev
Zrenjanin
Mr.S.Pamucina, Coach and new promises of Messina PS, sent us greetings from Magazzu, ITA
Carolina and Katya, our Latin America's friends,  greeted us from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The greetings from Sofia - Igor Kolichev, Bulgarian Swim Champion and Cadet & Junior Rec holder...
The greetings from the best swimmers of the traditional Mladost 2006 Int'l Meet, Zrenjanin 
R.Miskovic
Dahlkes'
J.Meilinger-I.Rasula
Radenko Miskovic, former swimmer, now Advanced Swim trainer, greeted us from St.Martin, Caribbean Gulf
Jessica and Laura Dahlke, the beauties and our great friends, greeted us from Nooga USA
PNHS Team & Coach Jim Center, greeted us from 2006 Divisional Champs, Eastern Michigan Un. USA
Michigan Brothers - John Meilinger and Igor Rasula sent us greetings from the heart of Chicago, USA
smac-conference
Pol.Messina
G.Cargminani-S.Pamucina
Matijasevic Brothers
Drew Greenman, Igor, Cristine and Angie Kurdys, sent the greetings from SMAC Conference, Kzoo, USA
Medek, Miriam and Sara - mates from the Polisportiva Messina sent greetings from Igalo (Montenegro)
Mr.Giuseppe Cargminani, President and S.Pamucina, Headcoach of SC Messina greeted us from Sicilia,Italy
Matijasevic Brothers, the "Obilic" and the "Red Star", Belgrade Volleyball Stars, greeted us for X-mas...
SC-Bad-Bergzabern
Melinger Brothers
Ghislain Family
B.Kostic
Mr.Klaus Janson and his TV Bad Bergzabern (Germany) SC invite us to traditional SOLAR Euro Meet 2006
Jim & John Meilinger, our greatest US friends, sent us NY wishes from the Kalamazoo City (USA)...
Pascal Ghislain, with his family, our great Euro sport friend sent us X-mas greetings form Belgium...
Branislav Kostic, Head Coach of SC Proleter & SCG Coach for Trieste 2005, greeted us from Zrenjanin




 Greetings received in 2005      
J.F.Center Coach and I.Rasula, the two 2005 PNHS giants greeted us from USA on the Thanksgiving Day
Peter Stoytchev and Tony Frenkeva, BUL Swim Legends ever (except T.Bogomilova)- greets from Canada
The best Michigan mates of Igor Rasula: Austins', Kurdys' and Greenmans' sent regards from the City of Portage (USA)
Razvan Florea the greatest Romanian swimmer and the Olympic medalist said his 'Yes' for life...
Igor Rasula with the Meilingers' sent us greetings from the vacation at Cozumel Island (Mexico)
Pia Visocnik, with Kaja Perkovic, Girl Swim power of SC Branik, Maribor greeted us from Koper (SLO)
Mr.Nikolay Krastev, BUL sport journalist and Ian Thorpe, sent us greetings from Singapore...
Ivanka Moralieva  the FINA Cup OWS 2005 women's bronze sends the greetings from Sofia, Bulgaria
Remo Sacchi, Coach (DDS Milan,  ITA), with S.Filipovic, Coach , greeted  us from S.Nevada, Spain
Federica Pellegrini (ITA), Athents Olympic Vice Champion  sends greetings from Kranj 2005... 
Matija Jaukovic, SCG record holder, new Aussi citizen, sent us greetings from Sidney, Australia
Our Best European Team Mate - Sporting Braga SC, Portugal 

 Greetings received in 2004...      
Denis Morins, the Donor of  'Swim Star 2000' SC and our great French swim mate (Thonon, FRA)
Vladimir Stanisavljevic, Head Coach, of Xavier College - Swimming, Melbourne, Australia.
Tzar Alex Popov, with Prof.B.Kostic, Coach  SCG National Team at the Austria 2004 Swimming Meet
From our best Euro Swim Friends: Sergio Filipovic & Walter Bolognani, Lisbon '04

Rasula's Brothers
Vladan and Danilo Rasula, our Italian Sport's Fans ...
    The most sincere fans of our Club from Padova, Italy, have visited us in Belgrade at the end of July 2004. They are brothers of Igor Rasula, our Captan and best athlete of Swim Star 2000 SC.
    Just to recall ourselves - Well, we'll never forget the support been got at the European Meeting in Trento 2000, Italy, where Igor and his trainer Mr. Dejan Ilic took part in the famous swimming competition... Our Club was honored by the attendance and intercourses of Pola's and Padova's friends and family... 4 years later the Brothers Rasula have spreaded round the world: Danilo to Padova (Italy), Vladan to Pola (Croatia) and Igor to Michigan (USA)...
For direct contact to Vladan Rasula try via: vladanredstar@yahoo.com
August 2004
Prof.Skanata and V.Markovic
Prof.Aleksandar Skanata and Vladan Markovic, from Madrid 2004...
    One of our best Belgrade's  swim persons have sent us greetings from the European Championships 2004 been held in Madrid capital of Spain this year...
    Both well known person here and abroad, Prof. Skanata the most granted YU and SCG Coach with more then 420 records and Championships titles with ex-Yu and SCG national competitors, and Vladan Markovic, last 12 years the most titled swimmer, still actual SCG record holder in 200 Fly Men and President of 'Zlatni Delfin' SC, Belgrade
For direct contact to V.Markovic try via: zlatnidelfin@ptt.yu
May 2004
Daniel
Mr. Daniel Pereira, one of the best Portugal swimmer ...
    Very first time when we've met in person has been held in Belgrade at "Ante Lambasa Memorial" International LEN Meet at the end of October 2003. Daniel is the best men swimmer of Sporting Braga Swimming Club, Portugal coached by Sergio Filipovic, member of Swim Star SC foundation and our former coach...
    Many of the international events and Portugal Championships  were followed by our portal and we were pleased to record Daniel's upraise. As one of the potential candidate for Athens 2004, this worthy swimmer shows  that Portugal has a real National and European swim star... If Olympic games this year should stay without this guy, considering his age (1983), we're sure the Being 2008 is waiting for his best... There is no doubt !!!
For direct contact try via: sergiof72@yahoo.com 
March 2004
Mr.Salamon, Ms.Visocnik, Prof.Liposek
Pia Visocnik, Pioneer Slovenian Women Record Holder ...
    Since the Int'l meet "Maribor 2003" (SLO) is finished, we've got really sincere swim mate. Ms. Pia Visocnik (1991), new Slovenian freestyle talent, one of the best athlete of 'Branik' SC, Maribor and SLO Pioneer record holder (in 1K5 Free 18:31.90 LCM)... This girl coached by Prof. Silvo Liposek in this season also has won 2 worthy gold in 200 Free (2:17.26) and 400 Free (4:45.95) at the int'l  'Celje 2003' SCM meet. Mr. Danilo Salamon, President and the officials of Branik SC don't have to worry for the future of their perspective team...
     Turning back the greets we're sure that this charming girl will jump very soon to the Euro top... 
For direct contact : visocnik-pia@volja.net
January 2004
Igor Erhartic
Igor Erhartic, YU Swim record holder, now NCAA Division I participant (USA)...
      Since the beginning of the new 03/04 season, Igor Erhartic has moved from Novi Sad (Vojvodina) to the city of Tuscaloosa (ALA)  where he  started with a business study by the Alabama State University... As an actual SCG Swim Champion, also National record holder in SCM 200 Free (1:49.16) and 400 Free (3:53.37), also LCM  400 Free (4:05.38), Igor continued with his swimming development by the Crimson Tide Club upon the coaching of Mr. Eric McIlquham.
     As he is evidenced SCG's candidate for the Athens 2004, we're sure that many new delights will be brought to all his Serbian fans in this seson... Expressing our gratitude for his greetings, we invite you to visit a special page on some of Igor's present activities in America... 
For contact: igi84@hotmail.com
October 2003
Bob Riman
Ayoub Bob Riman, our swim friend from Lebanon...
      As a student of Civil engineering at the US University of Beirut (AUB), Bob already  has had many contacts to his Serbian colleagues... Several times he has been in Serbia where he met many marvelous mates... So, in his first message to our Club's guest book  Bob offered sport's cooperation as on his involving in Auto moto sport in his country...
      Our gratitude for all his good will messages... With a wish to have him in Belgrade one day, we all hope this worthy guy will have luck to achieve an M.E. in Information Technology very soon. 
For contact: ayoub80@hotmail.com
September 2003
Mr. Sasha Djerfi
Cops Youth Team
Mr. Sacha Djerfi, Head coach of Peterborough A.S.C. (COPS), England, started swimming at the age of 10 at Dinamo SC, Pancevo, Vojvodina, Serbia.  At 16 he was a winner of the bronze at the YU National Champs in 100 and 200 m Breast. Since he completed his 2-year studies at the University of Novi Sad, Vojvodina in 1989, Sasha started coaching athletes in Dynamo swimming club up to YU National level (five swimmers swam to YU finals).
      Sacha moved to England in 1991 and had a short spell at Watford SC  before joining Luton in 1993. During his time at Luton SC he coached swimmers to all the top levels of achievement, Midland District medallists, National Championship medallists, Grand Prix Medallists, World Cup finalist, World masters Gold medallist and a World Champion disabled swimmer. Sacha was officially credited as swimming coach to Atlanta Olympians Carrie Willmott (swimming) Greg Whyte (Modern Pentathlon). 
      Joining Peterborough A.S.C. in September 1999 as Head coach, Sacha Djerfi has been rewarded with a Junior British National Champion and Junior Scottish National Champion. Also he has been selected as Bedfordshire County Coach, 1993 to 1997 and subsequently, Cambridgeshire County Coach 1999 to the present. Sasha is a member of the National coaching staff of the British Swimming, the ISTC (Institute of swimming teachers and coaches), American Swimming coaches Association - level 3 (professional-International) and the National coaching foundations, and now he is studying for his ASA coaches qualification. For contact: sacha@djerfi.fsworld.co.uk
March 2003
Wayne Goldsmith
Mr. Wayne Goldsmith , one of the most honored swim expert in Australia and worldwide. Since he completed his studies at the University of Canberra in 1994, Wayne was appointed to drive the highly innovative sports science - sports medicine program of Australian Swimming.  He has been invited to present his experiences at numerous Australian and international conferences such as: Invited Guest Speaker World Swimming Coaches Conference (USA), High Performance Workshops United Kingdom Sports Institute and British Swimming (UK), Invited Guest Speaker Global Coach Education Forum (USA), Invited Guest Speaker World Swimming Coaches Conference (USA). Wayne has also been contracted to advise several leading international sporting organizations on high performance sporting programs. His written work (over 200 published articles in all) has been printed in over 20 countries and in five languages. 
     Wayne lives in Canberra Australia with his wife Helen (also swim expert and coach) and two children, Xenavee and Alex and is currently the High Performance Manager of Triathlon Australia. We'd like to express our gratitude to Mr. Goldsmith for enabling us to translate and present one of his best article «Yes, you can» in our 'Education corner' designated especially to our youngest competitors, also all other serbian swimmers. Find his web site: www.moregold.com.au
March 2003
Chimera Nuoto Men's Team
Mr. Sergio Filipovic
Mr. Niccolo Pagliardini, (in the middle) , is one of the best junior athlete of Chimera Nuoto Swimming Club from the town of Arezzo, Italy. Since November 2002, when  Mr. Sergio Filipovic, ex-coach of our club and the member of 'Swim Star 2000' SC foundation, took this worthy club and moved to Italy, really pleasant new sport and swim friendships are already born. We would like to express our thanks  to Niccolo for all contacts in this month but also for preparing and enabling us the latest images of Chimera Nuoto SC all made at the traditional regional swimming event of Toscana Region, held in 'Citta di Cortona'. Let us  also take this chance to invite Mr. Pagliardini,  Mr. Vigiani, Mr. Gallo and especially Mr. Aquaviva (all at the pict) and others from Arezzo to be our guests in Belgrade at some of the next Int'l Meetings. Our homes are wide opened.

And something personal: Congratulations, you have got one of the best Yugoslav Swim Coach. Just listen him carefully, and that's a half on your way to success. Another one is in your hands and it depends on you... (Cordially Igor Rasula)

January 2003
Dragan Vasic with his Team
Mr. Dragan Vasic, (mid in first row),  great sport enthusiast from the town of Loznica (Western Serbia) and our adored, last few years has joined a group of Multi Sport Masters. All its activities are based on cycling sport but also jogging, marathon, triathlon, paragliding, etc. Beside Mr. Dragan Vasic, the group is consisted of:  Dragan Matic, Sasa Mavrak, Goran Mladenovic, Dragan Ignjatovic and others. As on their serious plan to reach Hilandar Monastery  (Greece) in the summer of 2003, this year the group has organized  a special cycling preparation at the distance of 650 km from Loznica to Budva (Montenegro), open water swimming at Vruci lake (Central Serbia), running up to the top of Durmitor mountain (Veliki Medved 2300 m), paragliding by the Adriatic coast and so on. 

This holy sport's project being realized on the way of about 1,000 km long (from Loznica to Hilandar Monastery) will be  sponsored also by our management. These few words of thanks to our friend are in the same time our modest contribution to promote this marvelous idea. Click up the link to contact Mr. Vasic and his Serbian Masters.

December 2002
Rari Nantes Marche Team
Mr. Armando Osmani, swim enthusiast, Chief person of Team Marche C.I.S. and Rari Nantes Marche Swim and Sport Association, Falconara, Italy, also Director of marvelous International C.I.S. Trophy event that was  held in Moie di Maiolati Spontini, Ancona, Italy, Oct. 12-13, 2002 . Meet also our sport friends from RN Marche and all their efforts  in Italian and European swim development last and this year. This is our tribute and thanks for their kind invitation to participate in the respectable C.I.S. Trophy 2002 
November 2002
Petar Stoychev
Petar Stoychev, Bulgarian record holder, European  Junior Champion 1993 and FINA OWS Champion 2001. Introduce this worthy athlete and one of the best Bulgarian and Balkan swimmer, ever. Born: 1978  Momtchilgrad (BUL), Club:  Levsky (Sofia), Coaches: O.Gueorguiev, A. Todorov,  K.Toumanov (active), Education: Mid level - Sport school of Smolyan,  High level - Technical University of Rousse
August 2002
Stoychev's Swim history: 
BUL National Record in 1500 m Free - time 15:34,19
European Junior Championships 1993 Istambul (TUR), bronze in  400 m Free and silver in 1500 m Free 
FINA World Open Water Cup 1999 - second
FINA World Open Water Cup 2000 - third
FINA World Open Water Cup 2001 - first 
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Igor Sevo
Igor Sevo, one of the best YU backstroker and National record holder sent us some fantastic news from America. As a member of "Partizan" Swim Team, Belgrade this worthy guy really did his best in swimming last five years. His record in cadet concurrence in 200 m back is still actual. Also in 200 m I.M. Considering all early circumstances here and the poor conditions for the development, also his wish to reach some new sport knowledge Igor Sevo chose to study sports management at Drury University, Springfield, Missouri. Greetings from Igor bless us so much. Meet his successes in 2002 especially in USA NCAA Champs...
March 2002
Prof. Zuber and Igor Rasula
Prof. Ivan Zuber, Yugoslav and Montenegro live swim legend - one of the greatest sport's person ever, whose name can be written  with the golden letters in the national swimming history. Now President of Jadran SC, Herceg Novi and a man of the great respect. Both with Mr.Tripo Klisura, Prof. Zuber recently earned the “Worthy sport's workman of Montenegro”, prestige domestic acknowledgment that is established for the first time this year. And, if it can be allowed we'll say, not only of Montenegro,  but also one of the worthiest in the world. 
February 2002
Vasic, Cavic and Popovic,Coach
Greetings from Miodrag Vasic and Milorad Cavic the only two competitors who represented Yugoslavia at the 6th FINA World Swim Championships 'Fukuoka 2001' in Japan. All their activities, races and results were followed at this site on line, and  with a special respect. Especially the great successes of Mio Vasic, YU open water swimming legend and a member of our Club, who succeeded to get into the World Top 10 in Men's OWS -  twice ranked 9th  in 10 km and 25 km. Special reports on the races of  5km, 10km and 25 km  were prepared on the days of Fukuoka 2001 Championships.
July 2001
Anton Mihaylov (Palma, Spain)
Ivan Tsanov, Bulgarian Swim expert, and our mate from Sofia (BUL) sent us the special greeting from 8th LEN Masters Swimming Championships 2001 (Palma de Malorca Spain). Another greet we've also got from Mr. Anton Mihaylov (BUL), the Winner of silver medal in 200 m Breast and bronze in 100 m Breast and Mr. Valentin Kochanov ranked the third in 200 m Freestyle. Click up here to introduce the main info on Shipka Swimming Club, one of the most popular in Bulgaria, especially in Masters swimming.
July 2001
Olivera Mladenovic, President
Mrs. Olivera Mladenovic, the President of our Club and Vice President of Serbian Swimming Association spent two marvelous weeks in the Netherlands on June 2001. Beside  the personal humanitarian and medical activities earlier planned, our President also took this moment  to visit some interesting sport places, swim structures and Dutch National Swimming Championships. With the regard to the possibilities of opening some new international swim cooperation, special activities were organized on behalf of the Presidency of the Swimming Association of Serbia. The greatest  thanks we have to express especially to Mrs. Tanja Danon, our promoter and ‘well fairy’ in the Netherlands.
June 2001
Mike Cavic 2000
Milorad Mike Cavic, Yugoslav record holder in Junior and Senior categories, Double European Champion (Malta 2001 and Linz 2002). In his first turning from California on January 2001, Mike assured us that the bright future is in front of him. Fortunately, medals didn't change this great guy... And all his efforts and contribution to YU National Team and our swim development,  we'll appreciate a lot. It's the same from the other swim enthusiasts in this country, the born place of Mike's father. And something personal: Belgrade's mates and fans are with You Mike, and always will be, till the stars...
January 2001
Mr.Sretko Vasic with Miodrag Vasic and Stephan Lecat
Miodrag Mio Vasic former competitor of Vojvodina SC, Novi Sad and Red Star SC, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, still actual National record holder in long distance disciplines and the only  YU swimmer at  FINA World Open Water Championships 2000 sent us special greetings from Honolulu, Hawaii. Our respect we'd like to express also to Mr. Sretko Vasic (father and manager of Miodrag Vasic) whose contribution in complete Miodrag's swim development is really unmeasurable. Stephan Lecat, French marathon legend also greeted Belgrade mates... Thanks to all.
December 2000
Walter Bolognani with his BG mates
Italian Friends from Trento, San Benedetto Del Tronto, Padova, Riva Del Garda, Rome and Trieste, really enabled us to spend about 15 marvelous days prior to 32nd European Meet Trento 2000. Some of the events from the March 2000 can be seen in a special "Trento 2000" presentation. A great honor we've had in Rome at the official audience to Mr. Gianni Storti, Secretary General of Italian Swimming Federation. Our friends from Padova, Trieste and Pola (Croatia) really helped us stay in Trento full of fan. Click up here to introduce some of our adoreds and especially Mr. Walter Bolognani, Euro Meet Director and Italian Live Swim Coach Legend.
March 2000
Vladimir and Sussie O'Neill
Vladimir Stanisavljevic one of the top YU swimmer ever in long distance swimming and the National open water Champion, also our great fan and Australian friend.  After 12 years of the swimming experience and 5 years in triathlon in former Yugoslavia he finished High school for swim trainers at the University of Belgrade and moved to Wellington, New Zealand. For about 8 years there, he rised many swim talents in Wellington. From January 2000 he moved to Melbourne, Australia. Meet his two best Aussi swimmers... We've also got a greet from the honored Fly Queen (Sussie O'Neill).
Mr. Stanisavljevic visit Belgrade on 2001 and our club. That was definitely really  unbelievable the greatest honor for all of our athletes, coach and management.
Dimitrije with Ian Thorpe
Dimitrije Todoric, marvelous guy also active swimmer, has become the first official Australian promoter of 'Swim Star 2000' SC in  the period of his staying in Maroubra (Australia). His really fantastic gift on January 2000  we'll appreciate forever. Sincerely  greetings bless us a lot, especially from Ian Thorpe and Simon Cowely Aussi swim terminators just few months prior to Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
January 2000
Igor Rasula and Mario Mazzarela
San Benedetto Del Tronto is picturesque town at the Adriatic Coast in central Italy and the famous tourist destination. Igor Rasula, our athlete had a great honor to spend about 10 days at the Rari Nantes Ascoli Swim Club camp. We'll never forget also the kindness and hospitality of all swimmers,  their parents, and the management of Nandi Ars Swim Association and Mr. Mario Mazzarela, President. To remind ourselves on those days we present a small photo gallery recovering back our greets to Italy..
January 2000

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