Passage: ISHOF Player and Coach, Ivo Trumbic, Croatian Gold Medalist in Water Polo, Dies at 86
Olympic water polo player Ivo Trumbic died on March 12 at the age of 86 in Zagreb.
Trumbic started his career in water polo as a goalkeeper, moved to defender, then coach; an Olympic legend and expert for all times.
During his amazing career, after Montreal Ivo Trumbic was a much traveled expert consultant who never promised the impossible, but before every game he would say: “We’ll do our best, let’s compete.’’
In addition to coaching and giving hundreds of clinics, he wrote several water polo books and produced instructional video tapes, contributing to spread his knowledge all over the world.