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Oliver Vikalo

Oliver Vikalo
  • Born: 10/14/2011
  • Age: 3
  • Height: 194cm
  • Weight: 90kg
  • Birthplace: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Club:

Calgary Torpedoes Water Polo CLub

Languages spoken:

English, Croatian

Idols (in sport or other):

Kobe Bryant, Ray Lewis

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Hanging out with friends and family, watching tv and golf

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Tina Vikalo (Nov.ember 1, 1990)

Training Location(s):

Talisman Centre, Calgary

Coach(es):

Dragan Jovanovic, Aleksandar Beslin

Senior national athlete since:

2009

Nickname (s):

OV, Oli

College/ University (year graduated):

University of Calgary (2013)

Focus of studies:

Business

Other sports participated in:

Basketball, Football, Golf

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Good Will Hunting, There Will Be Blood, Mad Men, Californication, The Office

Favourite quote / motto:

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do”- John Wooden

It would surprise you to know that I …:

am afraid of heights.

National titles (include event, year):

2007 Youth Mens National Championships – 1st
Several other medals at many national level categories

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:

UANA Cup – 1st
World League Super Final – 7th

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:

Junior Pan Ams – 1st

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

Junior World Championships – 11th

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

Junior Pan Ams – 2nd

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:

Youth Pan Ams – 3rd

Pan Am Games results — all events, all Games:

Youth Pan Ams – 3rd
Junior Pan Ams – 2nd
Junior Pan Ams – 1st

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

Junior World Championships (2009) – 11th

Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):

Alberta Water Polo Association – Male Athlete of the Year

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