On this day in 1976, the handball players of Borac Banja Luka won the title of the champions of Europe and provided a place among the giants of the handball.
They won in the final against the Danish Fredericia HK in the full sport hall “Borik” with a result 17:15.
The following players were crowned the European Champions in 1976: Milorad Karalić, Zdravko Rađenović, Nedeljko Vujinović, Abas Arslanagić, Dobrivoje Selec, Momir Golić, Nebojša Popović, Miro Bjelić, Zoran Ravlić, Boro Golić, Rade Unčanin, Slobodan Vukša, Mile Kekerović, Zlatko Jančić. Coach: Pero Janjić.
RK Borac is a handball club from Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is part of the sports society Borac.
The federal league of Yugoslavia was founded in 1957. The handball club Borac became its member and since then was competing in the league until the disintegration of SFR Yugoslavia in 1992. Borac was the champion of SFR Yugoslavia seven times between 1959 and 1981.
In addition, RK Borac Banja Luka had won the Cup of Republika Srpska twelve times between 1993 and 2013. The Cup competition did not take place in 1995 because of war activities.