Yugoslavia at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 88 competitors, 83 men and 5 women, took part in 52 events in 14 sports.[1]

Yugoslavia at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
IOC codeYUG
NOCYugoslav Olympic Committee
in Montreal
Competitors88 (83 men, 5 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Hrvoje Horvat
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (2004–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

On 26 July a Croatian nationalist ran onto the field of play during the men's handball match between Yugoslavia and West Germany and burned the Yugoslav flag.[2]

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Matija Ljubek Canoeing Men's 1000m Canadian Singles
  Gold Momir Petković Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight
  Silver Tadija Kačar Boxing Men's Light Middleweight
  Silver Ivan Frgić Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Bantamweight
  Silver Krešimir Ćosić
Dražen Dalipagić
Mirza Delibašić
Blagoja Georgievski
Vinko Jelovac
Željko Jerkov
Dragan Kićanović
Andro Knego
Zoran Slavnić
Damir Šolman
Žarko Varajić
Rajko Žižić
Basketball Men's Team Competition
  Bronze Matija Ljubek Canoeing Men's C1 500m Canadian Singles
  Bronze Ace Rusevski Boxing Men's Lightweight
  Bronze Slavko Obadov Judo Men's Middleweight (80 kg)

ArcheryEdit

In the first time the nation competed in Olympic archery, Yugoslavia entered one man. He came in ninth place, missing a top eight finish by only one point.

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 46.94 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.82
  • Semi Final — 1:47.03
  • Final — 1:45.75 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 1:47.73 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:48.87 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.10m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.82m
  • Final — 7.89m (→ 6th place)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

BasketballEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round
  • Semifinals
  • Final
  • Team Roster

BoxingEdit

Lightweight (– 60 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Two cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1976.

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

  • Team Roster

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  2. ^ Istaknute akcije hrvatskih emigranata Archived 17 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine

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