Croatian Olympic Committee
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|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.
Members of the committee are 44 sports federations, which elect the Executive Council composed of the president and 15 members.
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 September 1993.
Croatians in the International Olympic Committee
The 2016-2020 committee of the HOO is represented by:
- President: Zlatko Mateša
- Vice Presidents: Damir Martin, Željko Jerkov, Sanda Čorak, Morana Paliković Gruden
- Members: Zlatko Taritaš, Stevo Tkalčec, Boris Mesarić, Željan Konsuo, Branimir Bašić, Miho Glavić, Marijan Hanžeković, Ivo-Goran Munivrana, Zrinko Gregurek, Damir Knjaz, Zvjezdana Tuma Pavlov
The Croatian National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 37 Olympic Summer and 7 Winter Sport Federations in Croatia.
- Official website (in Croatian)