Vardar captain Stojanche Stoilov has been selected for the 2019 Macedonian athlete by the Agency of Youth and Sport (AMS).
The "red-black" player won the European title for the second time; he was a champion of the SEHA League and the national championship. With the national team, he secured placement on the next EC.
Stoilov's rivals for the title were Magomedgadji Nurov (wrestling), Evgenij Pop Acev (swimming), Emil Pavlov (karate) and Dimitar Gorgjiev (kickboxing).
Best Macedonian athletes for 2019 by the AMS:
BEST MALE ATHLETE: Stole Stoilov (handball)
BEST FEMALE ATHLETE: Puliksenia Jovanovska (karate)
BEST FEDERATION: The Handball Federation
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS: Nikola Gjorgjiev (volleyball)
BEST HEAD-COACH: Sashko Arsovski (karate)
BEST MALE TEAM: The volleyball national team
BEST FEMALE TEAM: The handball national team
BEST ATHLETE WITH DISABILITY: Olivera Nakovska-Bikova (archery)
BEST YOUNG MALE ATHLETE: Besir Alili (wrestling)
BEST YOUNG FEMALE ATHLETE: Mia Todorova (kickboxing, muay-thai)
UNIVERSITY SPORT: University Sts. Cyril and Methodius – Skopje
BEST SECONDARY SCHOOL: "Nikola Karev" - Skopje
BEST SCHOOL CLUB: "Vidoe Podgorec" - Strumica