Croatia at the Olympics

Croatia competed at the Olympic Games for the first time as an independent nation in 1992, and has participated in every Games since then.

Croatia at the
Olympics
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IOC codeCRO
NOCCroatian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.hoo.hr (in Croatian and English)
Medals
Ranked 47th
Gold
18
Silver
19
Bronze
15
Total
52
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 Austria (1900)
 Yugoslavia (1920–1988)

The National Olympic Committee for Croatia is the Croatian Olympic Committee, which was created in 1991 and recognized in 1993.

Croatian athletes have won forty-one medal at the Summer Olympic Games, including multiple gold medals by the men's handball team in 1996 and 2004, as well as discus-thrower Sandra Perković in 2012 and 2016. At the Winter Olympic Games, Janica Kostelić won six medals (four gold) between 2002 and 2006, her brother Ivica won four silver medals (in 2006, 2010 and 2014), and Jakov Fak won a bronze in 2010.

MedalsEdit

List of medalistsEdit

Summer sportsEdit

Medal Name(s) Games Sport Event Date
  Silver   1992 Barcelona   Basketball Men's tournament 6 August 1992
  Bronze Goran Ivanišević and Goran Prpić   1992 Barcelona   Tennis Men's doubles 5 August 1992
  Bronze Goran Ivanišević   1992 Barcelona   Tennis Men's singles 6 August 1992
  Gold   1996 Atlanta   Handball Men's tournament 4 August 1996
  Silver   1996 Atlanta   Water polo Men's tournament 28 July 1996
  Gold Nikolaj Pešalov   2000 Sydney   Weightlifting Men's 62 kg 17 September 2000
  Bronze Igor Francetić, Tihomir Franković, Tomislav Smoljanović, Nikša Skelin, Siniša Skelin, Krešimir Čuljak, Igor Boraska, Branimir Vujević, Silvijo Petriško   2000 Sydney   Rowing Men's eight with coxswain 24 September 2000
  Gold   2004 Athens   Handball Men's tournament 29 August 2004
  Silver Nikša Skelin and Siniša Skelin   2004 Athens   Rowing Men's coxless pair 21 August 2004
  Silver Duje Draganja   2004 Athens   Swimming Men's 50 metre freestyle 20 August 2004
  Bronze Mario Ančić and Ivan Ljubičić   2004 Athens   Tennis Men's doubles 20 August 2004
  Bronze Nikolaj Pešalov   2004 Athens   Weightlifting Men's 69 kg 18 August 2004
  Silver Blanka Vlašić   2008 Beijing   Athletics Women's high jump 23 August 2008
  Silver Filip Ude   2008 Beijing   Gymnastics Men's pommel horse 17 August 2008
  Bronze Snježana Pejčić   2008 Beijing   Shooting Women's 10 metre air rifle 9 August 2008
  Bronze Martina Zubčić   2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Women's 57 kg 21 August 2008
  Bronze Sandra Šarić   2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Women's 67 kg 22 August 2008
  Gold Sandra Perković   2012 London   Athletics Women's discus throw 4 August 2012
  Gold Giovanni Cernogoraz   2012 London   Shooting Men's trap 6 August 2012
  Gold   2012 London   Water polo Men's tournament 12 August 2012
  Silver David Šain, Martin Sinković, Damir Martin, Valent Sinković   2012 London   Rowing Men's quadruple sculls 3 August 2012
  Bronze Lucija Zaninović   2012 London   Taekwondo Women's 49 kg 8 August 2012
  Bronze   2012 London   Handball Men's tournament 12 August 2012
  Gold Josip Glasnović   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Shooting Men's trap 8 August 2016
  Gold Martin Sinković and Valent Sinković   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Rowing Men's double sculls 11 August 2016
  Gold Sandra Perković   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's discus throw 16 August 2016
  Gold Šime Fantela and Igor Marenić   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Sailing Men's 470 17 August 2016
  Gold Sara Kolak   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's javelin throw 18 August 2016
  Silver Damir Martin   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Rowing Men's single sculls 13 August 2016
  Silver Tonči Stipanović   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Sailing Men's laser 16 August 2016
  Silver   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Water polo Men's tournament 20 August 2016
  Bronze Filip Hrgović   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Boxing Men's super heavyweight 19 August 2016
  Bronze Blanka Vlašić   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's high jump 20 August 2016
  Gold Matea Jelić   2020 Tokyo   Taekwondo Women's 67 kg 26 July 2021
  Gold Martin Sinković and Valent Sinković   2020 Tokyo   Rowing Men's coxless pair 29 July 2021
  Gold Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić   2020 Tokyo   Tennis Men's doubles 30 July 2021
  Silver Marin Čilić and Ivan Dodig   2020 Tokyo   Tennis Men's doubles 30 July 2021
  Silver Tonči Stipanović   2020 Tokyo   Sailing Men's laser 1 August 2021
  Silver Tin Srbić   2020 Tokyo   Gymnastics Men's horizontal bar 3 August 2021
  Bronze Toni Kanaet   2020 Tokyo   Taekwondo Men's 80 kg 26 July 2021
  Bronze Damir Martin   2020 Tokyo   Rowing Men's single sculls 30 July 2021

Winter sportsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event Date
  Gold Janica Kostelić   2002 Salt Lake City   Alpine skiing Women's combined 14 February 2002
  Gold Janica Kostelić   2002 Salt Lake City   Alpine skiing Women's slalom 20 February 2002
  Gold Janica Kostelić   2002 Salt Lake City   Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom 22 February 2002
  Silver Janica Kostelić   2002 Salt Lake City   Alpine skiing Women's super-G 17 February 2002
  Gold Janica Kostelić   2006 Turin   Alpine skiing Women's combined 18 February 2006
  Silver Janica Kostelić   2006 Turin   Alpine skiing Women's super-G 20 February 2006
  Silver Ivica Kostelić   2006 Turin   Alpine skiing Men's combined 14 February 2006
  Silver Ivica Kostelić   2010 Vancouver   Alpine skiing Men's combined 21 February 2010
  Silver Ivica Kostelić   2010 Vancouver   Alpine skiing Men's slalom 27 February 2010
  Bronze Jakov Fak   2010 Vancouver   Biathlon Men's sprint 14 February 2010
  Silver Ivica Kostelić   2014 Sochi   Alpine skiing Men's combined 14 February 2014

Multiple medal winnersEdit

This following list only contains Olympic medal winners for Croatia as an independent country.

Athlete Sex Sport Years Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
Janica Kostelić F   Alpine skiing 2002–2006 Winter 4 2 0 6
Martin Sinković M   Rowing 2012–2020 Summer 2 1 0 3
Valent Sinković M   Rowing 2012–2020 Summer 2 1 0 3
Venio Losert M   Handball 1996–2012 Summer 2 0 1 3
Slavko Goluža M   Handball 1996–2004 Summer 2 0 0 2
Valter Matošević M   Handball 1996–2004 Summer 2 0 0 2
Sandra Perković F   Athletics 2012–2016 Summer 2 0 0 2
Igor Hinić M   Water polo 1996–2012 Summer 1 1 0 2
Josip Pavić M   Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Damir Burić M   Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Maro Joković M   Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Andro Bušlje M   Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Sandro Sukno M   Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Nikolaj Pešalov M   Weightlifting 2000–2004 Summer 1 0 1 2
Ivano Balić M   Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Blaženko Lacković M   Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Igor Vori M   Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Drago Vuković M   Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Ivica Kostelić M   Alpine skiing 2006–2014 Winter 0 4 0 4
Damir Martin M   Rowing 2012–2020 Summer 0 2 1 3
Tonči Stipanović M   Sailing 2016–2020 Summer 0 2 0 2
Nikša Skelin M   Rowing 2000–2004 Summer 0 1 1 2
Siniša Skelin M   Rowing 2000–2004 Summer 0 1 1 2
Blanka Vlašić F   Athletics 2008–2016 Summer 0 1 1 2
Goran Ivanišević M   Tennis 1992 Summer 0 0 2 2

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Croatia". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Croatia". Olympedia.com.
  • "Olympic Analytics/CRO". olympanalyt.com.
  • Sportnet(in Croatian) Bernard Jurišić: Tuđe nećemo - svoje ne damo (medals of Yugoslavia won by Croatian sportsmen), April 1, 2008, accessed September 30, 2010