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Athletes

Luka
Bukic
CroatiaCroatia, CRO
Water polo

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
30 April 1994
Height
195 cm
Weight
90 kg
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Croatian
Higher education
Economics - Zagreb School of Economics and Management: Croatia

Sport Specific Information

Why this sport?
His father introduced him to the sport after teaching him how to swim.
Club / Team
Pro Recco: Italy
Name of coach
Ratko Rudic [club], CRO, from 2018; Ivica Tucak [national], CRO
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Wing
Handedness
Right

General Interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, watching movies and TV, spending time with friends. (dnevnik.hr, 20 Jul 2014; jutarnji.hr, 16 Jan 2016)
Injuries
In early 2015 he suffered a knee injury. (vecernji.hr, 30 Jan 2015)

In late 2013 he required four stitches after cutting his right hand during training. (gol.dnevnik.hr, 20 Dec 2013)
Famous relatives
His father Perica won three medals in water polo at the Olympic Games. He won gold for Yugoslavia in 1984 and 1988, and silver for Croatia in 1996. His younger sister Petra has also represented Croatia in water polo. (24sata.hr, 20 Jul 2014; sports-reference.com, 2012; roditelji.hr, 11 Aug 2015; sibenik.in, 10 Nov 2016)
Other information
MODEL
In February 2017 he appeared as a model for designer Galileo at the Zagreb Wedding Fair. (vjencanja.story.hr, 05 Feb 2017)