Croatian Olympic Committee

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Croatian Olympic Committee
Croatian Olympic Committee logo
Croatian Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Croatia
CodeCRO
Created1991
Recognized1993
Continental
Association
EOC
HeadquartersZagreb, Croatia
PresidentZlatko Mateša
Secretary GeneralJosip Čop
Websitewww.hoo.hr

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.

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.

History[edit]

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.

Presidents[edit]

President Term
Antun Vrdoljak 1991–2000
Zdravko Hebel 2000–2002
Zlatko Mateša 2002–present

Croatians in the International Olympic Committee[edit]

Member Term
Franjo Bučar 1919–1927
Boris Bakrač 1961–1987
Antun Vrdoljak 1991–2000

Executive committee[edit]

The 2016-2020 committee of the HOO is represented by:

Member federations[edit]

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.

National Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
Croatian Archery Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Athletics Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Badminton Association Summer Zagreb
Croatian Baseball Association Summer Zagreb
Croatian Basketball Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Biathlon Federation Winter Zagreb
Croatian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation Winter Split
Croatian Boxing Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Canoe Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Curling Federation Winter Zagreb
Croatian Cycling Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Diving Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Equestrian Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Fencing Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Football Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Gymnastics Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Golf Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Handball Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Hockey Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Ice Hockey Association Winter Zagreb
Croatian Judo Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Karate Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Long Distance Swimming Federation Summer Stari Grad
Croatian Luge Federation Winter Split
Croatian Modern Pentathlon Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Mountaineering Association Summer Zagreb
Croatian Roller Skating Association Summer Zagreb
Croatian Rowing Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Rugby Union Summer Zagreb
Croatian Sailing Federation Summer Split
Croatian Shooting Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Skating Federation Winter Zagreb
Croatian Ski Association Winter Zagreb
Croatian Softball Association Summer Zagreb
Croatian Swimming Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Synchronized Swimming Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Table Tennis Association Summer Zagreb
Croatian Taekwondo Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Tennis Association Summer Zagreb
Croatian Triathlon Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Volleyball Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Water Polo Federation Summer Zagreb
Croatian Weightlifting Federation Summer Split
Croatian Wrestling Association Summer Zagreb

See also[edit]

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