Danira Bilic (née Nakic, 22 July 1969) is a retired Croatian basketball player. As part of the Yugoslavian women’s team, she won a silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She was European basketball’s Most Valuable Player three times running, in 1988, 1989 and 1990. In 1991, she was awarded Croatia’s highest national recognition for sports, the Franjo Bucar State Award for Sport.
Since retiring she has maintained an active involvement in sport, and is currently the Director of the Croatian Heritage Foundation. In 2009 the International Olympic Committee awarded her their “Women in Sports” European trophy.
She is also a politician, being a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
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