This is very sad news for the world of handball. Julija Nikolic, the former player from Brest with whom she won the title of champion of France 2012, died on Tuesday. The center-half, who played in Brittany from 2010 to 2012, died in Skopje, North Macedonia. The circumstances of his death are unknown.
Born in Dnipropetrovsk (former Soviet Union, now Dnipro in Ukraine), the player was naturalized Macedonian (60 caps, 201 goals). In club, Julija Nikolic passed by the teams of SC Galytchanka Lviv, RK Kometal Gjorce Petrov Skopje, Brest, Zvezda Zvenigorod, and had ended her career in 2015, at Vardar Skopje.