Željko Knapić

Željko Knapić (born 26 March 1957 in Čakovec) is a retired Croatian sprinter who represented former Yugoslavia in the 400 metres.[2] He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in the 4 × 400 metres relay without qualifying for the final. In addition, he won two medals at the Mediterranean Games. He still holds Croatian records in the 200 and 400 metres.

Željko Knapić
Personal information
Born (1957-03-26) 26 March 1957 (age 64)
Čakovec, Yugoslavia[1]
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 metres
ClubAK Sloboda Varaždin

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Yugoslavia
1975 European Junior Championships Athens, Greece 5th 400 m 47.59
8th 4 × 400 m relay 3:15.2
1977 Universiade Sofia, Bulgaria 3rd (h) 400 m 47.55
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 4th 400 m 47.83
European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 18th (h) 400 m 47.51
8th 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.9
1979 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 7th (sf) 400 m 47.72
Mediterranean Games Split, Yugoslavia 4th 400 m 46.42
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.33
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.3
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 4th 400 m 47.46
European Championships Athens, Greece 7th 400 m 46.20
10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:08.44
1983 Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 400 m 45.95
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 23rd (h) 400 m 47.81
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.27
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 18th (h) 400 m 48.54
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 10th (sf) 400 m 47.56

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Željko Knapić Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2017-04-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Željko Knapić at World Athletics