At the end of 2014, Filip Lalovic, a graduate student of the Faculty of Economics and successful basketball player of KK Radnicki 1950 Kragujevac, happily talked about the successes of University of Kragujevac, and about achievements of a Serbian selection in basket “3 on 3”, that was held in El Salvador. Bronze is around the neck, and this success was achieved by trio Filip Lalovic, Nenad Tanasijevic and Ivan Popovic.
– We did the great job and a little was lacking for the highest stand. There was a big competition, at the end we lost in finale in overtime against French – recalled Lalovic of this success from WC, while he already thinks about 2015, when the European championship in basket “3 on 3” will be held in Kragujevac:
– We are the hosts and we have to show and to give our best. I know how much my team can do. We have the highest ambitions and we will not hide that. We wish to justify the reputation that we have in the world, to confirm that the university sport develops incredible fast, and that always have to be in focus – sfrankly says the owner of a silver medal from the EC from 2013.
It is not far away a day when in Kragujevac will walk the European teams in basket “3 on 3”.
Lalovic says who is the biggest rival:
– French always has serious team. Selections of Germany and Romania also have teams that should be respected. However, our goal is known, we are ready, and we are prepare to fight for medal – talks 190 centimeters tall player who is proud that won every single trophy with students at big tournaments in Serbia.
Each of your success in major competitions is a big win for University Sports Federation of Serbia:
– Of course, without the support from federation we wouldn’t be able to work in excellent conditions, and achieve success in Europe and the world. Surely we are all real, winning mosaic, and it is normal that we have been getting the biggest competitions – said Filip Lalovic.