Height 1.72 m
Ex-spouse Zdenka Cerar
Children Miro Cerar
|Name Miroslav Cerar|
Residence Ljubljana, Slovenia
Sport Artistic gymnastics
Weight 73 kg
|Born 28 October 1939 (1939-10-28) Ljubljana, Kingdom of Yugoslavia|
Similar People Zdenka Cerar, Boris Shakhlin, Yuri Titov, Mikhail Voronin, Shuji Tsurumi
Miroslav cerar class of 1999 international gymnastics hall of fame
Miroslav Cerar ([ˈmíːrɔslaw ˈt͡sɛ̀ːrar], born 28 October 1939) is a Slovenian gymnast and lawyer who won the pommel horse event at the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics. He also won three world and nine European championships.
- Miroslav cerar class of 1999 international gymnastics hall of fame
- Miroslav cerar ph olympic games 1964
- Awards and honors
Domestically, Cerar won 13 national titles and was chosen eight times as Yugoslavia’s Athlete of the Year. He was awarded the Olympic Order in Silver by the International Olympic Committee. He was member of the Slovenian Olympic Academy, the Fair Play Commission of the Slovenian Olympic Committee, and the Executive Committee of the European Fair Play Movement.
Miroslav cerar ph olympic games 1964
Cerar was married to Zdenka Cerar (1941–2013), who was the first female State Prosecutor General of the Republic of Slovenia (1999–2004), Minister of Justice (2004) and Vice-President of the LDS. In her youth she was twice Youth Champion in gymnastics in Yugoslavia and a member of the Yugoslav team. After she ended her active career, she became a coach and referee.
Cerar was a student of law and a lawyer for many years. His son Miro Cerar is also a lawyer, and a politician. Currently, he is Slovenia's prime minister and head of the SMC party.
Awards and honors
In 1999 Cerar was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, and in 2011 into the Slovenian Athletes Hall of Fame