Croatia at the Olympics

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Croatia at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  CRO
NOC Croatian Olympic Committee
Website www.hoo.hr (Croatian) (English)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Austria (1900)
Yugoslavia (1920–1988)

Croatia competed at the Olympic Games for the first time as an independent nation in 1992, and has participated in every Games since then.

The National Olympic Committee for Croatia is the Croatian Olympic Committee, which was created in 1991 and recognized in 1993.

Croatian athletes have won twenty-three medals at the Summer Olympic Games, including gold medals by the men's handball team in 1996 and 2004. At the Winter Olympic Games, Janica Kostelić won six medals (four gold) between 2002 and 2006, her brother Ivica won four silver medals (in 2006, 2010 and 2014), and Jakov Fak won a bronze in 2010.

Medal tables by Games[edit]

List of medalists[edit]

Summer sports[edit]

Medal Name(s) Games Sport Event
 Silver Spain 1992 Barcelona Basketball pictogram.svg Basketball Men's tournament
 Bronze Ivanišević, GoranGoran Ivanišević Spain 1992 Barcelona Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's singles
 Bronze Ivanišević, GoranGoran Ivanišević and Goran Prpić Spain 1992 Barcelona Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's doubles
 Gold United States 1996 Atlanta Handball pictogram.svg Handball Men's tournament
 Silver United States 1996 Atlanta Water polo pictogram.svg Water polo Men's tournament
 Gold Pešalov, NikolajNikolaj Pešalov Australia 2000 Sydney Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Bronze Igor Francetić, Tihomir Franković, Tomislav Smoljanović, Nikša Skelin, Siniša Skelin, Krešimir Čuljak, Igor Boraska, Branimir Vujević, Silvijo Petriško Australia 2000 Sydney Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's eight with coxswain
 Gold Greece 2004 Athens Handball pictogram.svg Handball Men's tournament
 Silver Skelin, NikšaNikša Skelin and Siniša Skelin Greece 2004 Athens Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's coxless pair
 Silver Draganja, DujeDuje Draganja Greece 2004 Athens Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Men's 50 metre freestyle
 Bronze Ančić, MarioMario Ančić and Ivan Ljubičić Greece 2004 Athens Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's doubles
 Bronze Pešalov, NikolajNikolaj Pešalov Greece 2004 Athens Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 69 kg
 Silver Blanka Vlašić China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's high jump
 Silver Ude, FilipFilip Ude China 2008 Beijing Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
 Bronze Pejčić, SnježanaSnježana Pejčić China 2008 Beijing Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's 10 metre air rifle
 Bronze Zubčić, MartinaMartina Zubčić China 2008 Beijing Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 57 kg
 Bronze Šarić, SandraSandra Šarić China 2008 Beijing Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 67 kg
 Gold Sandra Perković United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's discus throw
 Gold Giovanni Cernogoraz United Kingdom 2012 London Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's trap
 Gold United Kingdom 2012 London Water polo pictogram.svg Water polo Men's tournament
 Silver David Šain, Martin Sinković, Damir Martin, Valent Sinković United Kingdom 2012 London Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's quadruple sculls
 Bronze Zaninović, LucijaLucija Zaninović United Kingdom 2012 London Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 49 kg
 Bronze United Kingdom 2012 London Handball pictogram.svg Handball Men's tournament

Winter sports[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić United States 2002 Salt Lake City Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Women's combined
 Gold Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić United States 2002 Salt Lake City Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom
 Gold Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić United States 2002 Salt Lake City Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Women's slalom
 Silver Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić United States 2002 Salt Lake City Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Women's super-G
 Gold Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić Italy 2006 Turin Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Women's combined
 Silver Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić Italy 2006 Turin Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Women's super-G
 Silver Kostelić, IvicaIvica Kostelić Italy 2006 Turin Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Men's combined
 Silver Kostelić, IvicaIvica Kostelić Canada 2010 Vancouver Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Men's combined
 Silver Kostelić, IvicaIvica Kostelić Canada 2010 Vancouver Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Men's slalom
 Bronze Fak, JakovJakov Fak Canada 2010 Vancouver Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Men's sprint
 Silver Kostelić, IvicaIvica Kostelić Russia 2014 Sochi Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Men's combined

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • (Croatian) Sportnet Bernard Jurišić: Tuđe nećemo - svoje ne damo (medals of Yugoslavia won by Croatian sportsmen), April 1, 2008, accessed September 30, 2010