Ivan Gubijan

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Ivan Gubijan
Ivan Gubijan 2.jpg
Personal information
Born 14 June 1923
Bjelovar, Croatia
Died 4 January 2009 (aged 85)
Belgrade, Serbia
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Club AK 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.