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Ivo Daneu (Slovenia)
Born on October Wednesday, 1937, in in Maribor, Slovenia.
Height:
184cm (6'0")
Position:
Point Guard
Nationality:
Slovenia

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Wednesday, 2007.

Clubs

  • Branik Maribor: 1949-1956
  • Olimpija Ljubljana: 1956-1970
  • As a coach: Olimpija Ljubljana (1970-1971)

Club Highlights

  • 6 times Champion of the Yugoslavian League: 1957,1959,1961,1962,1966 and 1970

National Team

  • 209 appearances with the Yugoslavian National Team from 1956 to 1970: participated in 3 Olympic Games (Rome 1960,Tokyo 1964 and Mexico 1968) and 3 World Championships (Rio de Janeiro 1963,Montevideo 1967 and Ljubljana 1970)
  • World Champion in Ljubljana 1970
  • Olympic Silver medalist in Mexico 1968
  • 2 times Silver medalist in World Championships: Rio de Janeiro 1963 and Montevideo 1967
  • 3 times Silver medalist in European Championships: Belgrade 1961,Germany 1965 and Italy 1969
  • Bronze medalist in the 1963 European Championship in Wroclaw

Individual Highlights

  • MVP of the 1967 World Championship in Montevideo
  • Best Sportsman of the Year 1967 in the former Yugoslavia
  • Ivo Daneu mastered the hook shot and used this unstoppable weapon to regularly score even from as far as the 6-7 meter range