Milka Babović

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Milena "Milka" Babović (27 October 1928 – 26 December 2020) was a Croatian sprint and hurdles runner and journalist. Babović was born in Skopje and grew up in Sarajevo, but moved to Ruma and Belgrade. She came in fifth place at the 1954 European Championships.

She was a journalist for Narodni sport. She was a multiple-time president of the sport journalist section of the Croatian Journalist Association and was a member of the Yugoslav Olympic Committee.

Babović died of COVID-19 in Zagreb on 26 December 2020 at the age of 92.[1]

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  1. "Umrla Milka Babović: Otišla je velika sportašica i doajenka našeg sportskog novinarstva". Jutarnji list. 26 December 2020. Retrieved 26 December 2020.