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Croatia at the Olympics

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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
Flag of Croatia.svg
IOC code CRO
NOC Croatian Olympic Committee
Website www.hoo.hr (in Croatian) (in English)
Medals
Gold
15
Silver
16
Bronze
13
Total
44
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 thirty-three medals 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.

Contents

Medal tablesEdit

List of medalistsEdit

Summer sportsEdit

Medal Name(s) Games Sport Event
  Silver   1992 Barcelona   Basketball Men's tournament
  Bronze Goran Ivanišević   1992 Barcelona   Tennis Men's singles
  Bronze Goran Ivanišević and Goran Prpić   1992 Barcelona   Tennis Men's doubles
  Gold   1996 Atlanta   Handball Men's tournament
  Silver   1996 Atlanta   Water polo Men's tournament
  Gold Nikolaj Pešalov   2000 Sydney   Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
  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
  Gold   2004 Athens   Handball Men's tournament
  Silver Nikša Skelin and Siniša Skelin   2004 Athens   Rowing Men's coxless pair
  Silver Duje Draganja   2004 Athens   Swimming Men's 50 metre freestyle
  Bronze Mario Ančić and Ivan Ljubičić   2004 Athens   Tennis Men's doubles
  Bronze Nikolaj Pešalov   2004 Athens   Weightlifting Men's 69 kg
  Silver Blanka Vlašić   2008 Beijing   Athletics Women's high jump
  Silver Filip Ude   2008 Beijing   Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
  Bronze Snježana Pejčić   2008 Beijing   Shooting Women's 10 metre air rifle
  Bronze Martina Zubčić   2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Women's 57 kg
  Bronze Sandra Šarić   2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Women's 67 kg
  Gold Sandra Perković   2012 London   Athletics Women's discus throw
  Gold Giovanni Cernogoraz   2012 London   Shooting Men's trap
  Gold   2012 London   Water polo Men's tournament
  Silver David Šain, Martin Sinković, Damir Martin, Valent Sinković   2012 London   Rowing Men's quadruple sculls
  Bronze Lucija Zaninović   2012 London   Taekwondo Women's 49 kg
  Bronze   2012 London   Handball Men's tournament
  Gold Josip Glasnović   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Shooting Men's trap
  Gold Martin Sinković and Valent Sinković   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Rowing Men's double sculls
  Gold Sandra Perković   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's discus throw
  Gold Šime Fantela and Igor Marenić   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Sailing Men's 470
  Gold Sara Kolak   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's javelin throw
  Silver Damir Martin   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Rowing Men's single sculls
  Silver Tonči Stipanović   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Sailing Men's laser
  Silver   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Water polo Men's tournament
  Bronze Filip Hrgović   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Boxing Men's super heavyweight
  Bronze Blanka Vlašić   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's high jump

Winter sportsEdit

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

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
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
Martin Sinković M   Rowing 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Valent Sinković M   Rowing 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 2012–2016 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.
  • "Results and Medalists — Croatia". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Croatia". Sports-Reference.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