Montenegro at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Montenegro at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Montenegro.svg
IOC code MNE
NOC Montenegrin Olympic Committee
Website www.cok.me (Montenegrin) (in English)
in London
Competitors 34 in 7 sports
Flag bearer
Medals
Ranked 69th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances

Montenegro competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's second appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Montenegrin Olympic Committee sent a total of 34 athletes to the Games, 18 men and 16 women, to compete in 7 sports. Most of them participated in team-based sports, particularly in the men's water polo, and women's handball. Pistol shooter Nikola Šaranović, who competed in his second Olympics for the independent nation, was the oldest member of the team, at age 41. Meanwhile, judoka Srđan Mrvaljević, who was elected as the "best athlete of the year" in 2011 by the Montenegrin Olympic Committee, became the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

Montenegro left London with its first ever Olympic medal as an independent nation, taking silver by the women's handball team.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Montenegro women's national handball team
Marina Vukčević Sonja Barjaktarović
Radmila Miljanić Maja Savić
Jovanka Radičević Bojana Popović
Ana Đokić Suzana Lazović
Marija Jovanović Katarina Bulatović
Ana Radović Majda Mehmedović
Anđela Bulatović Milena Knežević
Handball Women's tournament 11 August

Athletics[edit]

Montenegro qualified one athlete in the men's discus throw, and the other in women's marathon after having achieved the "B" standard.[2][3]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Danijel Furtula Discus throw 57.48 38 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Slađana Perunović Marathon 2:39:07 NR 77

Boxing[edit]

Montenegro qualified one boxer in the men's light heavyweight division by invitation.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Boško Drašković Light heavyweight  Bravo (NCA)
L 11–16
Did not advance

Handball[edit]

Montenegro qualified a team in the women's tournament.

Women's tournament[edit]

The following is the Montenegro roster in the women's handball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4]

Head coaches: Dragan Adžić

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Marina Vukčević (1993-08-24)24 August 1993 (aged 18) 1.75 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
2 RW Radmila Miljanić (1988-04-19)19 April 1988 (aged 24) 1.57 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
4 RW Jovanka Radičević (1986-10-23)23 October 1986 (aged 25) 1.70 m Hungary Győri Audi
5 P Ana Đokić (1979-02-09)9 February 1979 (aged 33) 1.65 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
8 LB Marija Jovanović (1985-12-26)26 December 1985 (aged 26) 1.82 m Romania Oltchim Vâlcea
9 CB Ana Radović (1986-08-21)21 August 1986 (aged 25) 1.75 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
10 CB Anđela Bulatović (1987-01-15)15 January 1987 (aged 25) 1.75 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
12 GK Sonja Barjaktarović (1986-09-11)11 September 1986 (aged 25) 1.80 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
14 LW Maja Savić (1976-04-29)29 April 1976 (aged 36) 1.76 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
17 LB Bojana Popović (1979-11-20)20 November 1979 (aged 32) 1.85 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
26 P Suzana Lazović (1992-01-28)28 January 1992 (aged 20) 1.76 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
32 RB Katarina Bulatović (1984-11-15)15 November 1984 (aged 27) 1.86 m Romania Oltchim Vâlcea
77 LW Majda Mehmedović (1990-05-25)25 May 1990 (aged 22) 1.71 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
90 CB Milena Knežević (1990-03-12)12 March 1990 (aged 22) 1.77 m Montenegro ŽRK Budućnost
Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 Brazil 5 4 0 1 137 122 +15 8
 Croatia 5 4 0 1 145 115 +30 8
 Russia 5 3 1 1 151 125 +26 7
 Montenegro 5 2 1 2 137 123 +14 5
 Angola 5 1 0 4 132 142 −10 2
 Great Britain 5 0 0 5 91 166 −75 0
Qualified for the quarterfinals


28 July 2012
19:30
Montenegro  31 – 19  Great Britain Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,941[5]
Referees: Duţă, Florescu (ROU)
A. Bulatović 5 (18–12) Gerbron 6
Suspension 3×Yellow card Report Suspension 3×Yellow card
30 July 2012
19:30
Brazil  27 – 25  Montenegro Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,974[6]
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
do Nascimento 8 (15–16) K. Bulatović 5
Suspension 3×Yellow card 1×Red card Report Suspension 3×Yellow card 1×Red card
1 August 2012
11:15
Montenegro  30 – 25  Angola Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,354[7]
Referees: Abdulla, Bamutref (QAT)
Popović, K. Bulatović 6 (13–14) Carlos 7
Suspension 3×Yellow card Report Suspension 3×Yellow card
3 August 2012
14:30
Croatia  27 – 26  Montenegro Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,541[8]
Referees: Lopez, Sabroso (ESP)
Penezić 10 (12–12) Popović 10
Suspension 3×Yellow card Report Suspension 2×Yellow card
5 August 2012
14:30
Montenegro  25 – 25  Russia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,444[9]
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Bulatović 7 (15–16) three players 4
Suspension 2×Yellow card Report Suspension 2×Yellow card 1×Red card
Quarter-final

7 August 2012
20:30
France  22 – 23  Montenegro Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,559[10]
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Signate 5 (13–13) Popović, Bulatović 6
Suspension 3×Yellow card Report Suspension 4×Yellow card
Semi-final
9 August 2012
20:30
Spain  26 – 27  Montenegro Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,087[11]
Referees: Krstić, Ljubić (SLO)
Alberto 6 (13–13) Bulatović 9
Suspension 2×Yellow card Report Suspension 3×Yellow card
Final

11 August 2012
20:30
Norway  26 – 23  Montenegro Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,739[12]
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Sulland 10 (13–10) Bulatović 10
Suspension 3×Yellow card Report Suspension 3×Yellow card 1×Red card
Final rank 
 Silver

Judo[edit]

Montenegro qualified 1 judoka by world ranking in the men's half-heavyweight division.

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Srđan Mrvaljević Men's −81 kg Bye  Naulu (FIJ)
W 0111–0003
 Valois-Fortier (CAN)
L 0011–0112
Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Montenegro qualified 1 boat in the men's Laser class through a tripartite invitation.

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Milivoj Dukić Laser 26 33 35 32 22 30 24 38 23 24 EL 249 30

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race;

Shooting[edit]

Montenegro qualified one shooter for the following events.

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Nikola Šaranović 50 m pistol 524 38 Did not advance
10 m air pistol 565 41 Did not advance

Water polo[edit]

Montenegro qualified a team in the men's competition through the Men's Water Polo Qualification Tournament.

  • Men's event – 1 team of 13 players

Men's tournament[edit]

Team roster

The following is the Montenegrin roster in the men's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[13]

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Denis Sefik D 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 115 kg (254 lb) 20 September 1976 Italy ASD Civitavecchia
2 Draško Brguljan D 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 27 December 1984 Hungary TEVA-Vasas-UNIQA
3 Vjekoslav Pasković D 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 23 March 1985 Italy Posillipo
4 Antonio Petrović CB 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 24 September 1982 Italy RN Savona
5 Dragan Drasković D 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 1 September 1988 Italy RN Bogliasco
6 Aleksandar Radović D 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 24 February 1987 Serbia VK Partizan
7 Mlađan Janović D 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 11 June 1984 Italy RN Savona
8 Nikola Janović D 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 22 March 1980 Croatia VK Jug Dubrovnik
9 Aleksandar Ivović CB 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 24 February 1986 Montenegro PVK Jadran
10 Boris Zloković CF 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 16 March 1983 Italy Pro Recco
11 Vladimir Gojković D 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 29 January 1981 Montenegro PVK Jadran
12 Predrag Jokić CF 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 3 February 1983 Montenegro VK Budva
13 Miloš Šćepanović GK 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 9 October 1982 Montenegro PVK Jadran
Head coach: Ranko Perović
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
GP W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Serbia 5 4 1 0 69 38 +31 9
 Montenegro 5 3 1 1 54 41 +13 7
 Hungary 5 3 0 2 65 52 +13 6
 United States 5 3 0 2 43 44 −1 6
 Romania 5 1 0 4 48 55 −7 2
 Great Britain 5 0 0 5 28 77 −49 0
29 July 2012
19:40
Report Montenegro  7–8  United States Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Georgios Stavridis (GRE), Daniel Flahive (AUS)
Score by quarters: 1–1, 1–3, 2–2, 3–2
Ivović 3 Goals Varellas 3
31 July 2012
10:00
Report Hungary  10–11  Montenegro Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Sergi Sanchez (ESP), Daniel Flahive (AUS)
Score by quarters: 2–2, 3–4, 3–3, 2–2
Biros 3 Goals Brguljan 3
2 August 2012
14:10
Report Montenegro  11–11  Serbia Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Georgios Stavridis (GRE), Massimiliano Caputi (ITA)
Score by quarters: 1–3, 2–1, 5–4, 3–3
Ivović 3 Goals Prlainović 5
4 August 2012
10:00
Report Montenegro  12–8  Romania Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Daniel Flahive (AUS), Alan Balfanbayev (KAZ)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 2–1, 3–2, 4–4
Ivović 3 Goals Diaconu 3
6 August 2012
18:20
Report Great Britain  4–13  Montenegro Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Ni Shiwei (CHN), Kazuhiko Makita (JPN)
Score by quarters: 1–4, 2–4, 1–2, 0–3
four players 1 Goals Zloković 3
Quarterfinal
8 August 2012
14:30
Report Spain  9–11  Montenegro Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), Ulrich Spiegel (GER)
Score by quarters: 4–4, 1–3, 1–3, 3–1
Vallès, Minguell 2 Goals Zloković 4
Semifinal
10 August 2012
15:40
Report Croatia  7–5  Montenegro Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Daniel Flahive (AUS), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 2–0, 2–2, 0–2
Sukno 2 Goals Ivović, Gojković 2
Bronze medal match
12 August 2012
14:30
Report Montenegro  11–12  Serbia 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Water Polo Arena, London
Referees:
Massimiliano Caputi (ITA), Georgios Stavridis (GRE)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 3–1, 5–4, 1–4
Ivović 3 Goals Filipović 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ČŽ (20 July 2012). "Džudista nosi zastavu Crne Gore" [Judoka bears a flag of Montenegro]. B92 (in Serbian). Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  3. ^ IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012 ENTRY STANDARDS (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 20 August 2011 
  4. ^ "Montenegro team roster". london2012.com. 19 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Montenegro – Great Britain" (PDF). IHF. 28 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Brazil – Montenegro" (PDF). IHF. 30 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Montenegro – Great Britain" (PDF). IHF. 1 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Croatia – Montenegro" (PDF). IHF. 3 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Montenegro – Russia" (PDF). IHF. 5 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "France – Montenegro" (PDF). IHF. 7 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "Spain – Montenegro" (PDF). IHF. 9 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "Norway – Montenegro" (PDF). IHF. 11 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Montenegro team roster". london2012.com. 20 July 2012. 

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