Dragan Mustapić

Dragan Mustapić (born 23 March 1963) is a male discus thrower from Croatia. His personal best throw was 64.40 metres, achieved in July 2000 in Ljubljana. He also had 18.35 metres in the shot put, achieved in July 2005 in Zagreb.[1]

Mustapić was born in Imotski.[2] He was a five-time Yugoslav discus throw champion (1987–1991)[3] and was the first Yugoslav discus thrower to surpass 60 meters.[4] He finished seventh at the 2001 Mediterranean Games. He also competed at the 1995 World Championships,[1] the 1998 European Championships,[5] as well as the Olympic Games in 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004[2] without reaching the final.

Mustapić has a B.Sc. degree in criminology[6] and a Ph.D. in economics.[4] During his sports career, he was an officer in the Croatian Army.[6] As of 2019, he attained a rank of colonel, and was teaching at the Franjo Tuđman Military Academy in Zagreb.[7]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Yugoslavia
1987 Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 8th 54.79 m
Mediterranean Games Latakia, Syria 4th 57.12 m
1989 Universiade Duisburg, West Germany 9th 56.39 m
Representing   Bosnia and Herzegovina
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 29th (q) 48.80 m
Representing   Croatia
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 41st (q) 53.54 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 27th (q) 57.94 m
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 6th 57.04 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 27th (q) 54.73 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 34th (q) 58.10 m
2001 Mediterranean Games Radès, Tunisia 7th 58.45 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 34th (q) 54.66 m


  1. ^ a b Dragan Mustapić at World Athletics
  2. ^ a b "Dragan Mustapić". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 28 March 2009. Retrieved 21 March 2009.
  3. ^ "Yugoslavian Championships".
  4. ^ a b "Prvi olimpijci BiH: Živi, zdravi i zaboravljeni".
  5. ^ "European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 Statistics Handbook" (PDF). p. 58. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Mustapić bez značajnog rezultata - Sportnet".
  7. ^ "Jutarnji list - PUKOVNIKA MUSTAPIĆA U VOJNOM UČILIŠTU STAVILI NA LED do daljnjega ne smije predavati jer je rekao da je 'Medački džep' bila štetna akcija". 6 March 2019.