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Radomir Shaper (Serbia)
Born on December Wednesday, 1925, in in Belgrade, Serbia.
Nationality:
Serbia

Enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.

Highlights

  • PhD in Technical Sciences
  • Graduated from the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy in Belgrade. In 1968, he became a faculty professor and in 1980 he was named Associate Dean of the above-mentioned Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy
  • Authored many articles and was a common lecturer throughout the world as a top authority in the field of basketball rules
  • Played professionally in three clubs of his native Belgrade: BASK, Red Star and Partizan
  • Player of the Yugoslavian Basketball National Team
  • President of the Technical Commission of the Yugoslavian Basketball Federation
  • Secretary General of the Yugoslavian Basketball Federation for 8 years
  • President of the Yugoslavian Basketball Federation for 8 years
  • Commissioner of the Yugoslavian League
  • President of the Technical Commission of FIBA: 1972-1998

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • Professor Radomir Shaper is internationally known for his enormous contributions to the improvement of international basketball rules
  • FIBA Order of Merit in 1999 (awarded posthumously)
  • The Radomir Shaper Prize of FIBA is awarded since 2001 to an individual who has distinguished himself and has made exceptional contributions to the development of the basketball rules