Yugoslavia at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. For the first time in history the country won medals.

Yugoslavia at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.svg
IOC codeYUG
NOCYugoslav Olympic Committee
in Paris
Competitors37 in 8 sports
Flag bearerStanko Perpar
Medals
Ranked 14th
Gold
2
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 North Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Leon Štukelj Gymnastics Men's All-Around Competition
  Gold Leon Štukelj Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar

AthleticsEdit

Five athletes represented Yugoslavia in 1924. It was the nation's debut appearance in the sport.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Peroslav Ferković Decathlon N/A 5517.925 18
Đuro Gašpar Decathlon N/A Did not finish
Veljko Narančić Shot put N/A 13.215 6 Did not advance
Discus throw N/A 37.35 8 Did not advance
Stanko Perpar 200 m Unknown 3 Did not advance
Aleksa Spahić Pentathlon N/A Elim-3

CyclingEdit

Four cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Road cyclingEdit

Men
Cyclist Event Final
Result Rank
Ðuro Ðukanović Time trial 7:17:23.6 35
Josip Kosmatin 7:18:24.0 37
Koloman Sović 7:21:35.0 41
Milan Truban 7:53:40.0 50
Ðuro Dukanović
Josip Kosmatin
Koloman Sović
Milan Truban
Team time trial 21:57:22.6 10

EquestrianEdit

A single equestrian represented Yugoslavia in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Seunig finished last in the dressage event.

Equestrian Event Final
Score Rank
Vladimir Seunig Dressage 167.6 24

FootballEdit

Yugoslavia competed in the Olympic football tournament for the second time in 1924.

Team Roster
Round 1
Uruguay  7–0  Yugoslavia
Vidal   20'
Scarone   23'
Cea   50'   80'
Petrone   35'   61'
Romano   58'
Report
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Georges Vallat (FRA)
Final rank
17th

GymnasticsEdit

Eight gymnasts represented Yugoslavia in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Leon Štukelj took the gold medal in the horizontal bar to become Yugoslavia's first Olympic medalist (and first champion) in any sport; he would go on to finish first overall and take the all-around gold medal.

ArtisticEdit

Gymnast Event Final
Score Rank
Stane Derganc All-around 95.293 30
Horizontal bar 12.100 58
Parallel bars 18.92 40
Pommel horse 19.930 6
Rings 18.493 27
Rope climbing 8 (9.4 s) 24
Sidehorse vault 9.85 5
Vault 8.00 26
Stane Hlastan All-around 81.249 44
Horizontal bar 15.066 38
Parallel bars 19.05 36
Pommel horse 16.330 36
Rings 17.543 48
Rope climbing 0 (13.4 s) 66
Sidehorse vault 9.86 4
Vault 3.40 62
Mihael Oswald All-around 91.066 36
Horizontal bar 14.280 42
Parallel bars 16.85 57
Pommel horse 16.130 37
Rings 19.160 23
Rope climbing 8 (9.4 s) 24
Sidehorse vault 8.93 38
Vault 7.716 28
Rastko Poljšak All-around 77.665 45
Horizontal bar 13.536 47
Parallel bars 18.00 51
Pommel horse 15.220 42
Rings 15.333 50
Rope climbing 4 (10.4 s) 45
Sidehorse vault 7.96 58
Vault 3.616 61
Janez Porenta All-around 100.172 20
Horizontal bar 14.166 44
Parallel bars 18.90 41
Pommel horse 18.270 18
Rings 19.560 21
Rope climbing 10 (8.4 s) 6
Sidehorse vault 9.516 19
Vault 9.76 6
Josip Primožič All-around 77.393 47
Horizontal bar 13.460 48
Parallel bars 19.42 34
Pommel horse 12.630 51
Rings 14.583 55
Rope climbing 3 (10.8 s) 47
Sidehorse vault 8.55 45
Vault 5.75 49
Leon Štukelj All-around 110.340  
Horizontal bar 19.730  
Parallel bars 20.40 20
Pommel horse 19.370 10
Rings 21.330 4
Rope climbing 10 (8.6 s) 10
Sidehorse vault 9.60 17
Vault 9.91 4
Stane Žilič All-around 95.523 29
Horizontal bar 16.330 28
Parallel bars 19.00 37
Pommel horse 15.740 38
Rings 18.233 28
Rope climbing 10 (8.0 s) 5
Sidehorse vault 9.06 34
Vault 7.16 39
Leon Štukelj
Janez Porenta
Stane Žilič
Stane Derganc
Mihael Oswald
Stane Hlastan
Rastko Poljšak
Josip Primožič
Team 762.101 4

SwimmingEdit

Ranks given are within the heat.

Men
Swimmer Event Heats Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Ivo Pavelić 400 m freestyle 3:28.4 6 Did not advance
Ante Roje 1500 m freestyle DNF Did not advance
Đura Sentđerđi 400 m freestyle 6:41.4 4 Did not advance
Vlado Smokvina 100 m freestyle 1:11.6 5 Did not advance
Atilije Venturini 400 m freestyle 6:28.0 3 Did not advance
Ivo Arčanin
Ante Roje
Vlado Smokvina
Atilije Venturini
4×200 m freestyle relay 12:02.4 3 Did not advance

TennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Đorđe Dunđerski Singles   Gilbert (GBR)
L 6–8, 1–6, 6–2, 2–6
Did not advance

WrestlingEdit

Greco-RomanEdit

Men's
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Eighth round Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Nikola Grbić Middleweight   Nilsson (SWE)
W
  Veuve (SUI)
W
  Vilciņš (LAT)
W
  Lindfors (FIN)
L
  Okulicz-Kozaryn (POL)
W
  Westerlund (FIN)
L
Did not advance =5
Stevan Nađ Light heavyweight   Pellinen (FIN)
L
  Misset (NED)
L
Did not advance =12

ReferencesEdit