Croatian Olympic Day (COD), 23rd in a row traditional celebration of the foundation of Croatian Olympic Committee (September 10) and promotion of the Olympic values and the importance of practicing sports activities, was celebrated throughout Croatia. According to the interim report of the Croatian Olympic Committee's Office for Local Sports - that carries out these activities by encouraging the local communities for the ninth year in a row – there were more than 2500 amateurs, around 2500 children from elementary school and around 450 pre-school children participating in the programs of sports communities and associations.


The Croatian Olympic Committee called all those who are capable to join this celebration of Olympism and the response came by many sports communities and associations, including Samobor Sports Association, Sports Association of the Krapinsko-Zagorska County Sports Association of the Bjelovarsko-Bilogorska County with the Sports Association of the city of Bjelovar, Sports Association of the Municipality of Pitomača, Sports Association of the city of Zadar, the Association of Sports Communities of the city of Donji Miholjac and about 30-odd clubs. Under the sponsorship of the Croatian Olympic Committee, the host of the central celebration was the city of Vinkovci, who has organized this extraordinary celebration with numerous participants in cooperation with the County Sports Association of the Vukovarsko-Srijemska County and the Association of Sports Communities of the city of Vinkovci.