Milorad Cavic

13th Annual FINA World Championships - July 27, 2009

Cavic in 2009, photo by

Birth Name: Milorad Čavić (Милорад Чавић)

Place of Birth: Anaheim, Orange, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 31, 1984

Ethnicity: Serbian

Milorad Cavic is an American-Serbian professional swimmer. He has represented FR Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Serbia as a swimmer. He won a silver medal in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and is a World and European champion, and world record holder. He is nicknamed Čavke, Čava, Majkula, Mike, and Milo. He is 6′5 1⁄2″.

His parents, Ljiljana and Dušan Čavić, emigrated to California from Serbia. He is a citizen of the U.S. and Serbia.

Milorad’s paternal grandfather is named Milorad Čavić.

11 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Mother Ljiljana, father Dušan Čavić.
    Paternal grandfather Milorad Čavić

  2. Drea K says:

    This guy is most definitely not European blood. The Balkan region is very mixed.

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