Yugoslavia at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Yugoslavia at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg
IOC code YUG
NOC Yugoslav Olympic Committee
in Montreal
Competitors 88 (83 men, 5 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Hrvoje Horvat
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 3 3 8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Serbia (1912, 2008–)
 Croatia (1992–)
 Slovenia (1992–)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992 S–)
 Independent Olympic Participants (1992 S)
 Macedonia (1996–)
 Serbia and Montenegro (1996–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 88 competitors, 83 men and 5 women, took part in 52 events in 14 sports.[1]

On 26 July a Croatian nationalist ran onto the field of play during the men's handball match between Yugoslavia and West Germany and burned the Yugoslav flag.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Ljubek, MatijaMatija Ljubek Canoeing Men's 1000m Canadian Singles
 Gold Petković, MomirMomir Petković Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight
 Silver Kačar, TadijaTadija Kačar Boxing Men's Light Middleweight
 Silver Frgić, IvanIvan Frgić Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Bantamweight
 Silver Ćosić, KrešimirKrešimir Ćosić
Dražen Dalipagić
Mirza Delibašić
Blagoja Georgievski
Vinko Jelovac
Željko Jerkov
Dragan Kićanović
Andro Knego
Zoran Slavnić
Damir Šolman
Žarko Varajić
Rajko Žižić
Basketball Men's Team Competition
 Bronze Ljubek, MatijaMatija Ljubek Canoeing Men's C1 500m Canadian Singles
 Bronze Rusevski, AceAce Rusevski Boxing Men's Lightweight
 Bronze Obadov, SlavkoSlavko Obadov Judo Men's Middleweight (80 kg)

Archery[edit]

In the first time the nation competed in Olympic archery, Yugoslavia entered one man. He came in ninth place, missing a top eight finish by only one point.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 46.94 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:47.82
  • Semi Final — 1:47.03
  • Final — 1:45.75 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 1:47.73 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:48.87 (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.10m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.82m
  • Final — 7.89m (→ 6th place)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round
  • Semifinals
  • Final
  • Team Roster

Boxing[edit]

Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Two cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1976.

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Handball[edit]

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Team Roster

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Istaknute akcije hrvatskih emigranata Archived 17 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine.

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