Ivan Gubijan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ivan Gubijan
Ivan Gubijan 2.jpg
Personal information
Born14 June 1923
Bjelovar, Croatia
Died4 January 2009 (aged 85)
Belgrade, Serbia
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Hammer throw
ClubAK Partizan
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)59.69 (1955)[1][2]

Ivan Gubijan (14 June 1923 – 4 January 2009) was a Yugoslav hammer thrower. He competed in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics and placed second and ninth, respectively.[1] He is credited with introducing the four-turn throwing technique, which is widely used today.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ivan Gubijan Archived 1 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine.. Sports Reference.com
  2. ^ Ivan Gubijan. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ "Sports Roundup". glassrbije.org. 5 January 2009. Archived from the original on 12 February 2009.
  4. ^ "Preminuo Ivan Gubijan" (in Serbian). B92. 5 January 2009. Retrieved 19 July 2012.

External links[edit]