Croatian Olympic Committee

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Croatian Olympic Committee
Croatian Olympic Committee logo
Croatian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region  Croatia
Code CRO
Created 1991
Recognized 1993
Headquarters Zagreb, Croatia
President Zlatko Mateša
Secretary General Josip Čop

The Croatian Olympic Committee (Croatian: Hrvatski olimpijski odbor (HOO)) is the non-profit organization representing Croatian athletes in the International Olympic Committee. The COC organizes Croatia's representatives at the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. It also organizes the Croatian contingent at smaller events such as the Mediterranean Games.

In 2006, the COC organized the first Croatian World Games in Zadar. These games gather various groups of diaspora Croats against contingents from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.


The Croatian Olympic Committee was founded on 10 September 1991 in Zagreb. IOC was temporally recognised Committee on 17 January 1992, which was entered way to Croatian athletes in the international olympic family. They are participate first time in Winter Olympics in Albertville and Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona. Full recognised by the IOC was on 24 Septemebr 1993.


Croatians in the International Olympic Committee[edit]

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