Awards for the best sportsmen and sports workers of the Bijelo Polje municipality were presented in the hotel "Franca". The best athletes prize for 2018 was given to volleyball player Ljubomir Popović and was awarded by the President of the Municipality Petar Smolovic.
The best club is OK Jedinstvo, winner of the Montenegrin Cup and Montenegrin Championship and Champion League participant, coach Osman Erović (AK Jedinstvo and Montenegrin national team selector).
Risto Drobnjak was chosen for the most promising sportsman, while the best sports worker is Slobodan Šebek, sports director of OK Jedinstvo.
The Association of Sports Journalists from Bijelo Polje and the Public Institution Center for Sports and Recreation have chosen several young athletes who, with the achieved results in the last year, drew attention to themselves.
These are basketball players Vasilije Vučinić, handball player Nikola Jelić, athletes Boris Vujošević and Edin Erović, footballer Rijad Džafić, handball player Ema Kolić, judo player Kristina Milićević, boxers Zdravko Vlaović and Darko Mrdović. Recognition in this category was also given to a new member of the Paralympic Montenegrin National Team Adnan Kujovic. Posthumously, Nebojsa Milošević, a basketball player who played in Jedinstvo, and later a prominent player of a large number of clubs and basketball manager, was awarded for the merit of contributing to the development of the sport in Bijelo Polje.
On behalf of the Sports Journalists Association, numerous guests were greeted by the president of that association Milovan Novović.
Athletes did not attend the awards ceremony.
President Smolovic said that there are about 2500 athletes in Bijelo Polje and pointed out that local Self-government will help the development of sports.
Text by Jadranka Cetkovic, on February 5th 2019, read more at Vijesti