|Lieu de naissance : Yougoslavie
Nationalité : Yougoslave
In his 30 years as the FILA President, Milan Ercegan accomplished many goals and continued to move the sport of amateur wrestling forward and to new levels during his reign.
After being elected as FILA President in 1972, Ercegan helped to organize the first Coupe du Monde, which was held in Toledo, Ohio in 1973. He also helped to develop women's wrestling, which will be recognized as an Olympic sport at the 2004 Jeux Olympiques in Athens, Greece. Ercegan has also written three books about the history of wrestling and turned a FILA debt of 40,000 Swiss Franks to 15 million Swiss Franks in a FILA account.
Ercegan served 16 years as the Secretary of FILA from 1956-1972 before being elected as the fifth President in the organization's history.