Croatia at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Croatia at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Croatia
IPC code  CRO
NPC Croatian Sports Federation for the Disabled
At the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing
Competitors 25
Flag bearer Marija Iveković
Medals
Rank: 37
Gold
3
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
4
Paralympic history (summary)
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Croatia competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. The country's delegation consisted of 25 competitors.

Croatian competitors took part in table tennis,[1] athletics, equestrian, and swimming.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Balek, AntoniaAntonia Balek Athletics Women's javelin throw F33–34/52–53 13 September
 Gold Balek, AntoniaAntonia Balek Athletics Women's shot put F32–34/52–53 15 September
 Gold Kralj, DarkoDarko Kralj Athletics Men's shot put F42 10 September
 Silver Budetić, BranimirBranimir Budetić Athletics Men's javelin throw F11–12 10 September

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track events
Athlete Event Class Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Petar Bešlić 1500 m T11 4:31.52 14 Did not advance
Vedran Lozanov 5000 m T13 16:04.03 10 15:41.36 6
10000 m T12 N/A 35:04.76 9
Goran Žeželj 100 m T12 11.66 17 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Class Final
Distance Points Position
Branimir Budetić Javelin throw F11–12 57.11 1009 2nd
Pentathlon P12 3102 5
Darko Kralj Shot put F42 14.43 WR 1st
Miroslav Matić Club throw F32/51 21.48 891 8
Discus throw F32/51 9.43 960 10
Josip Slivar Shot put F44 14.67 916 5
Denis Slunjski Shot put F40 9.83 7
Mladen Tomić Shot put F42 12.78 6
Goran Žeželj Pentathlon P12 2400 11
Women
Field events
Athlete Event Class Final
Distance Points Position
Antonia Balek Javelin throw F33–34/52–53 12.82 1425 WR 1st
Shot put F32–34/52–53 5.69 1240 WR 1st
Discus throw F32–34/51–53 13.11 883 10
Marija Iveković Discus throw F12–13 31.76 746 9
Long jump F12 5.54 1003 6
Milka Milinković Javelin throw F54–56 14.55 819 13
Shot put F54–56 5.84 702 15
Jelena Vuković Discus throw F42–46 24.90 818 7
Shot put F42–46 8.31 891 7

Cycling[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Class Final
Result Position
Tomislav Zadro Individual Road Race LC1–2/CP4 2:01:44 26
Individual Time Trial LC 2 39:42.59 10

Equestrian[edit]

Mixed
Athlete Event Class Final
Points Position
Slaven Hudina Mixed Dressage - Championship grade Ia 63.700 5
Mixed Dressage - Freestyle grade Ia 66.889 5
Ivan Sršić Mixed Dressage - Championship grade Ia 61.500 6
Mixed Dressage - Freestyle grade Ia 65.998 6

Shooting[edit]

Men, mixed
Athlete Event Class Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Damir Bošnjak Men's 10 m air pistol SH1 562 9 Did not advance
Mixed 50 m free pistol SH1 521 12 Did not advance
Mixed 25 m sport pistol SH1 553 14 Did not advance
Ivica Bratanović Mixed 10 m air rifle prone SH1 597 13 Did not advance
Mixed 10 m air rifle standing SH1 594 15 Did not advance
Rudolf Petrović Mixed 10 m air rifle prone SH1 591 21 Did not advance
Mixed 10 m air rifle standing SH1 583 21 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Class Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Mihovil Španja 100 m backstroke S8 1:13.62 7 1:14.25 7
100 m breaststroke S7 1:28.82 7 1:26.35 6
200 m individual medley SM8 2:39.55 7 2:37.77 6
Kristijan Vincetić 100 m butterfly S9 1:04.51 10 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Class Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Nataša Sobočan 100 m backstroke S7 1:46.48 10 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke SB6 2:04.88 10 Did not advance
400 m freestyle S7 6:32.66 11 Did not advance
Ana Sršen 100 m breaststroke SB8 1:39.28 14 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Men's singles preliminaries (class 6)
Athlete Pld W L PF PA
Daniel Arnold (GER) 3 3 0 9 2
Alexander Esaulov (RUS) 3 2 1 6 6
Vjekoslav Gregorović (CRO) 3 1 2 4 8
Chao Chen (CHN) 3 0 3 6 9
Men's singles preliminaries (class 4–5)
Athlete Pld W L PF PA
Kyoung Sik Choi (KOR) 2 2 0 6 0
Claudiomiro Segatto (BRA) 2 1 1 3 3
Zoran Križanec (CRO) 2 0 2 0 6

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9 Nations preparing for the Paralympics in Lasko", official website of the International Paralympic Table Tennis Federation