Croatia at the Olympics

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Croatia at the
Olympics
Flag of Croatia.svg
IOC codeCRO
NOCCroatian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.hoo.hr (in Croatian) (in English)
Medals
Gold
15
Silver
16
Bronze
13
Total
44
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
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 thirty-three medals at the Summer Olympic Games, including multiple gold medals by the men's handball team in 1996 and 2004, as well as discus-thrower Sandra Perković in 2012 and 2016. 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[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 Goran Ivanišević Spain 1992 Barcelona Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's singles
 Bronze Goran 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 Nikolaj 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 Nikša Skelin and Siniša Skelin Greece 2004 Athens Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's coxless pair
 Silver Duje Draganja Greece 2004 Athens Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Men's 50 metre freestyle
 Bronze Mario Ančić and Ivan Ljubičić Greece 2004 Athens Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's doubles
 Bronze Nikolaj 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 Filip Ude China 2008 Beijing Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics Men's pommel horse
 Bronze Snježana Pejčić China 2008 Beijing Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Women's 10 metre air rifle
 Bronze Martina Zubčić China 2008 Beijing Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 57 kg
 Bronze Sandra 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 Lucija 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
 Gold Josip Glasnović Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's trap
 Gold Martin Sinković and Valent Sinković Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's double sculls
 Gold Sandra Perković Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's discus throw
 Gold Šime Fantela and Igor Marenić Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing Men's 470
 Gold Sara Kolak Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's javelin throw
 Silver Damir Martin Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's single sculls
 Silver Tonči Stipanović Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing Men's laser
 Silver Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Water polo pictogram.svg Water polo Men's tournament
 Bronze Filip Hrgović Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's super heavyweight
 Bronze Blanka Vlašić Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's high jump

Winter sports[edit]

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

Multiple medal winners[edit]

This following list only contains Olympic medal winners for Croatia as an independent country.

Athlete Sex Sport Years Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
Janica Kostelić F Alpine skiing 2002–2006 Winter 4 2 0 6
Venio Losert M Handball 1996–2012 Summer 2 0 1 3
Slavko Goluža M Handball 1996–2004 Summer 2 0 0 2
Valter Matošević M Handball 1996–2004 Summer 2 0 0 2
Sandra Perković F Athletics 2012–2016 Summer 2 0 0 2
Igor Hinić M Water polo 1996–2012 Summer 1 1 0 2
Josip Pavić M Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Damir Burić M Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Maro Joković M Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Andro Bušlje M Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Sandro Sukno M Water polo 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Martin Sinković M Rowing 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Valent Sinković M Rowing 2012–2016 Summer 1 1 0 2
Nikolaj Pešalov M Weightlifting 2000–2004 Summer 1 0 1 2
Ivano Balić M Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Blaženko Lacković M Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Igor Vori M Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Drago Vuković M Handball 2004–2012 Summer 1 0 1 2
Ivica Kostelić M Alpine skiing 2006–2014 Winter 0 4 0 4
Damir Martin M Rowing 2012–2016 Summer 0 2 0 2
Nikša Skelin M Rowing 2000–2004 Summer 0 1 1 2
Siniša Skelin M Rowing 2000–2004 Summer 0 1 1 2
Blanka Vlašić F Athletics 2008–2016 Summer 0 1 1 2
Goran Ivanišević M Tennis 1992 Summer 0 0 2 2

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Croatia". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists — Croatia". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Croatia". Sports-Reference.com.
  • Sportnet(in Croatian) Bernard Jurišić: Tuđe nećemo - svoje ne damo (medals of Yugoslavia won by Croatian sportsmen), April 1, 2008, accessed September 30, 2010