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Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games

The Games of the XXV Olympiad held in Barcelona from 25 july to 9 august 1992 included 9,356 athletes (2,704 women and 6,652 men) from 169 countries, who competed in 28 sports. 13,082 media members (5,131 print and 7,951 broadcast media members) covered the Games, 34,548 volunteers assisted the athletes and officials. Spanish king Juan Carlos I opened the Games and paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo lit the olympic flame. Sailor Luis Doreste Blanco took the Olympic Oath on behalf of the athletes and water polo referee Eugenio Asensio on behalf of all officials. The Croatian Olympic Delegation included 39 competitors (of whom three were women), who participated in 12 sports: athletics, boxing, wrestling, sailing, kayak/canoe, equestrian sport (show jumping), basketball, table tennis, shooting, tennis, rowing and taekwondo.

Flag bearers: At the Opening Ceremony: Goran Ivanišević

                    At the Closing Ceremony: Dražen Petrović

 

Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games

The Games of the XXVI Olympiad held in Atlanta from 19 september to 4 october 1996 included 10,318 athletes (6,806 men and 3,512 women) from 197 countries. They competed in 271 events in 28 sports. 15,108 media members (5,695 print and 9,413 broadcast media members) covered the Games. There were 47,466 volunteers. 84 Croatian athletes participated in the Atlanta Games, of whom 8 women. They competed in 14 sports: athletics, boxing, wrestling, gymnastics, sailing, kayak/canoe, basketball, swimming, handball, table tennis, shooting, tennis, water polo, rowing. 

Flag bearers: At the Opening Ceremony: Perica Bukić

                    At the Closing Ceremony: Goran Perkovac

 

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

The XXVI Olympic Games, held in Sydney from 15 september to 1 october 2000, included 10,651 athletes (4,069 women and 6,582 men) from 200 countries. They competed in 300 events in 28 sports. 16,033 media members (5,298 print and 10,735 broadcast media members) covered the Games. There were 46,967 volunteers.

Governor general of Australia sir William Deane opened the Games and sprinter Cathy Freeman lit the Olympic flame. Field hockey player Rechelle Hawkes took the Olympic Oath on behalf of the athletes and water polo referee Peter Kerr on behalf of all officials. The Croatian Olympic team consisted of 91 athletes, of whom 23 were women, who competed in 12 sports: athletics, weightlifting, sailing, kayak/canoe, volleyball, swimming, table tennis, shooting, taekwondo, tennis,water polo, rowing.

Flag bearers: At the Opening Ceremony: Zoran Primorac
                    At the Closing Ceremony: Igor Boraska

 

Athens 2004 Olympic Games

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, held in Athens from 13 to 29 august 2004,included 10,625 athletes (4,329 women and 6,296 men) from 201 NOCs. They competed in 301 events in 28 sports. 21,500 media members covered the Games. There were 45,000 volunteers.
Greek president Konstantinos Stephanopoulos officially opened the Games. Sailor Nikolaos Kaklamanakis lif the Olympic flame.Swimmer Zoi Dimoschaki took the Olympic Oath on behalf of the athletes and basketball referee Lazaros Voreadis on behalf of all officials. 81 Croatian athletes participated in the Games (of whom 15 women). They competed in 14 sports: athletics, boxing, weightlifting, sailing, kayak/canoe, equestrian, swimming, handball, table tennis, shooting, taekwondo, tennis, water polo and rowing.

Flag bearers: At the Opening Ceremony: Dubravko Šimenc

                    At the Closing Ceremony: Siniša Skelin

 

Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

The Games of the XXIX Olympiad held in Beijing from 8 to 24 august 2008 included 10,942 athletes (4,637 women and 6,305 men) from 204 countries. The Games, which included 302 events, were covered by 24,562 media representatives coming from 159 countries, of whom 79 from Croatia. There were 70,000 volunteers.  President of the people's Republic of China Hu Jintao opened the Games and gymnast Li Ning lit the Olympic flame. Table tennis player Zhang Yining took the Olympic Oath on behalf of the athletes and gymnastics referee Huang Liping on behalf of all officials. The Croatian Olympic delegation included 101 athletes (of whom 19 women), who competed in 15 sports: athletics, boxing cycling, sailing, kayak/canoe, basketball, gymnastics, swimming, handball, shooting, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, water polo and rowing.
Flag bearers: At the Opening Ceremony: Ivano Balić
                    At the Closing Ceremony: Tamara Boroš

London 2012 Olympic Games

Rio 2016 Olympic Games


Olympic Games Rio 2016 were held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) from August 5th to August 21st 2016. At the Olympics, 11,547 athletes from 205 countries competed in 33 sports.

The Croatian Olympic Delegation counted 88 athletes (of which 19 female athletes) and competed in 18 sports: Athletics, Cycling, Boxing, Gymnastics, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Sailing, Judo, Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Diving, Table tennis, Shooting, Taekwondo, Tennis, Water Polo and Rowing. Our athletes were accompanied by 82 officials under the leadership of the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Mission.
At the Opening Ceremony, held on August 5th, the captain of the Croatian Olympic Water Polo Team Rio 2016 Josip Pavić wore the Croatian flag, while brothers Martin and Valent Sinković, winners of gold medal in Double Sculls, wore the flag at the Closing Ceremony.

Croatian athletes have won 5 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze - a total of 10 medals - at the Games; gold medals were won by Sandra Perkovic (Discus Throw), Sara Kolak (Javelin Throw), Šime Fantela and Igor Marenic (470), Martin and Valent Sinković (Double Sculls) and Josip Glasnović (trap). Water polo players, Tonči Stipanović (Laser) and Damir Martin (Single Sculls) have won silver, while Filip Hrgović (Boxing) and Blanka Vlašić (High Jump) have won bronze.

 

Croatian athletes Rio 2016

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Rio - Athletes 

Olympic Games Rio 2016 were held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) from August 5th to August 21st 2016. At the Olympics, 11,547 athletes from 205 countries competed in 33 sports.


The Croatian Olympic Delegation counted 88 athletes (of which 19 female athletes) and competed in 18 sports: Athletics, Cycling, Boxing, Gymnastics, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Sailing, Judo, Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Diving, Table tennis, Shooting, Taekwondo, Tennis, Water Polo and Rowing. Our athletes were accompanied by 82 officials under the leadership of the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Mission. At the Opening Ceremony, held on August 5th, the captain of the Croatian Olympic Water Polo Team Rio 2016 Josip Pavić wore the Croatian flag, while brothers Martin and Valent Sinković, winners of gold medal in Double Sculls, wore the flag at the Closing Ceremony.


Croatian athletes have won 5 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze - a total of 10 medals - at the Games; gold medals were won by Sandra Perkovic (Discus Throw), Sara Kolak (Javelin Throw), Šime Fantela and Igor Marenic (470), Martin and Valent Sinković (Double Sculls) and Josip Glasnović (trap). Water polo players, Tonči Stipanović (Laser) and Damir Martin (Single Sculls) have won silver, while Filip Hrgović (Boxing) and Blanka Vlašić (High Jump) have won bronze.

 

Croatian athletes Rio 2016

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Rio - Sports

Olympic Games Rio 2016 were held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) from August 5th to August 21st 2016. At the Olympics, 11,547 athletes from 205 countries competed in 33 sports.


The Croatian Olympic Delegation counted 88 athletes (of which 19 female athletes) and competed in 18 sports: Athletics, Cycling, Boxing, Gymnastics, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Sailing, Judo, Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball, Diving, Table tennis, Shooting, Taekwondo, Tennis, Water Polo and Rowing. Our athletes were accompanied by 82 officials under the leadership of the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Mission. At the Opening Ceremony, held on August 5th, the captain of the Croatian Olympic Water Polo Team Rio 2016 Josip Pavić wore the Croatian flag, while brothers Martin and Valent Sinković, winners of gold medal in Double Sculls, wore the flag at the Closing Ceremony.


Croatian athletes have won 5 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze - a total of 10 medals - at the Games; gold medals were won by Sandra Perkovic (Discus Throw), Sara Kolak (Javelin Throw), Šime Fantela and Igor Marenic (470), Martin and Valent Sinković (Double Sculls) and Josip Glasnović (trap). Water polo players, Tonči Stipanović (Laser) and Damir Martin (Single Sculls) have won silver, while Filip Hrgović (Boxing) and Blanka Vlašić (High Jump) have won bronze.

 

Croatian athletes Rio 2016

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