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Graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade
Veterinary inspector for meat control in Belgrade for ten years
Basketball, tennis, table-tennis
Basketball champion of Yugoslavia (Red Star Club, Belgrade, 1946 and 1947); member of the national basketball team (1949-1953); qualified as basketball coach in 1948
Member of the Central Board (1953-1966), then Honorary Secretary General (1956-1966) of the Yugoslavian Basketball Federation; member of the serbian National Olympic Committee (NOC); Secretary General of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) (1976-2002); Secretary General of the Association of Summer Olympic Federations (ASOIF) (1982-1993); member of the Board of Trustees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame; Secretary General Emeritus of the FIBA (2002-)
Various articles about basketball
Member of the IOC from 1988 to 2006; Honorary Member since 2006; IF representative on the following Commissions: Olympic Movement (1982-1999), Coordination for the Olympic Games in Barcelona in 1992 (1989-1992), in Atlanta in 1996 (1991-1996), Preparation of the XII Olympic Congress – Unity Congress (1986-1994), Eligibility (1990-1991), Olympic Programme (summer) (1992-1994); member of the Bureau for the Olympic Movement (1987-1999); member of the following Commissions: Enquiry for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in 2000 (1993), Centennial Olympic Congress Study – Congress of Unity (1994-1996), Women and Sport (1995-2006), Coordination for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens in 2004 (2000-2004)