Franjo Bučar State Award for Sport

Franjo Bučar State Award for Sport (Croatian: Državna nagrada za šport "Franjo Bučar") is the highest recognition that Republic of Croatia gives for extraordinary achievements and contributions of remarkable meaning for the development of sport in Croatia.[1][2]

This award has been given since 1991. It came as successor of awards of SR Croatia: Majska nagrada fizičke kulture and Republička nagrada fizičke kulture.[3]

This award is given to professional and public workers in the area of sport, sportsmen, legal and physical entities the perform sports activity, as well as other entities whose work is meritorious for the development of sport.

It is named after Croatian writer and sports activist Franjo Bučar, person that popularized sport in Croatia in many ways.

WinnersEdit

Year Award for Life Achievement Yearly Award
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Croatian Parliament (2006-06-09). "Zakon o športu". Narodne novine (in Croatian) (71/2006). Retrieved 2012-07-15.
  2. ^ Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (Croatia) (2007-03-21). "Pravilnik o Državnoj nagradi za šport »Franjo Bučar«". Narodne novine (in Croatian) (30/2007). Retrieved 2012-07-15.
  3. ^ "Državna nagrada za šport Franjo Bučar". Archived from the original on 2008-12-17. Retrieved 2008-09-26.
  4. ^ http://public.mzos.hr/Default.aspx?art=11410&sec=2403