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Josip Glasnović (born 7 May 1983) is a Croatian sports shooter who competes in shotgun events.[2] His biggest success was the gold medal in trap at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Josip Glasnović
Personal information
Born (1983-05-07) 7 May 1983 (age 36)
Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
CountryCroatia
SportShooting
Event(s)Trap, Double trap
ClubGAJ Dubrava
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2008, 2016 (Trap)

He reached the trap final at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, where he finished 5th.[2]

His also won a gold medal in team trap along with his national team teammates, his brother Anton Glasnović and Giovanni Cernogoraz at the 2012 European Shotgun Championships in Larnaca.[3]

In the 2016 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in trap, beating Giovanni Pellielo in the final round.

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Personal lifeEdit

Glasnović is married to Ana Došen Glasnović and they have two children together. He is a devout Roman Catholic.[4]

Olympic resultsEdit

Olympic results
Event 2008 2016
Trap 5th
119+21
Gold

OrdersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISSF Portrait". Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Josip Glasnović". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Cernogoraz i muška ekipa europski prvaci u streljaštvu". Novi list (in Croatian). 25 May 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Glasnović, Biles, Ledecky...Olimpijski prvaci koji svoj uspjeh zahvaljuju molitvi i Bogu!". Bitno.net (in Croatian). 12 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  5. ^ Vijesti: Dodijeljena odlikovanja izraz su priznanja i zahvalnosti za rad i doprinos razvoju i napretku Republike Hrvatske(in Croatian)

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