October 18, 2021
Dragutin Cermak (Belgrade, October 12, 1944 - Belgrade, October 12, 2021) was a Yugoslav and Serbian basketball player. He started his career in Belgrade's Radnički, from where he went to Partizan in 1969. After leaving Partizan, he spent two seasons in the Dutch Donar and one in the Belgian Liege. He started his coaching career in 1980 and worked in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, France, Turkey, Jordan and Algeria. With the Yugoslav national team, he won a silver medal at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico. He also has a gold medal from the 1970 World Cup and a silver medal from the 1969 and 1971 European Championships. He was married to actress Vesna Malohodzic. He died on October 12, 2021 in Belgrade.