Cal M Crew BIO
Jovan Popovic
Player Profile:
Jovan Popovic 1260369
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 214
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia
High School: Belgrade Gymnasium
Experience: 1 Letter

2011 (Senior): Rowed on Cal's junior varsity 8+ boat that beat Stanford at The Big Row, came in second at the Pac-10 Championships and sixth at the IRA national championships. 2010 (Junior): At the IRA Regatta, competed on the junior varsity 8+ that placed sixth... finished second in the junior varsity 8+ at the Pac-10 Championships... beat Stanford on the junior varsity 8+ at the Big Row. 2009 (Sophomore) Member of the national-champion varsity 4+ at the IRA Regatta...rowed on the second varsity 8+ that came in second at the Pac-10 Championships. 2008 (Freshman) Member of the national-champion freshman 8+ at the IRA Regatta.

National Team: Competing for Serbia, Popovic has won several medals, including a silver medal in the 4 at the 2007 World Championships, a gold in the pair at the 2006 World Championships and a silver in the pair at the 2006 U23 World Championships...along with current Cal teammate Goran Todorovic, won a gold medal for Serbia at the 2005 U23 World Championships and took fifth place in the 4 at the 2007 European the pair at the Junior World Championships, Popovic and Todorovic placed fourth in 2004 and fifth in 2005.

Personal: Undeclared major...named his high school's athlete of the year...parents are Julijana Vuco and Dusan Popovic... younger brother, Sava, is a Cal crew teammate...born on May 11, 1987, in Belgrade, Serbia.

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