Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010

The XXI Olympic Winter Games held in Vancouver from 12 to 28 february 2010 included 2.566 atheletes coming from 28 countries.They competed in 86 events in 15 sports. 10,000 media representatives covered the Games.There were around 25,000 volunteers. Governor general of Canada Michaelle Jean opened The Games and ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky lit the Olympic flame. Ice hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser took the Olympic Oath on behalf of the athletes and speedskating referee Michel Verreault on behalf of all officials.
Flag bearers: At the Opening Ceremony: Jakov Fak
                    At the Closing Ceremony: Ivan Šola

  • Ivica Kostelić (superkombinacija)
    2.mjesto   Sport: Alpsko skijanje   Natjecanje: ZOI Vancouver 2010
  • Ivica Kostelić (slalom)
    2.mjesto   Sport: Alpsko skijanje   Natjecanje: ZOI Vancouver 2010
  • Jakov Fak (10km)
    3.mjesto   Sport: Biatlon   Natjecanje: ZOI Vancouver 2010

SILVER: Ivica Kostelić Alpine skiing (super combined) , (slalom)

BRONZE: Jakov Fak Biathlon (10 km)

The Vancouver Olympic Winter Games began on a somber note after the death of 21-year old Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili. The Croatian Olympic delegation also participated in them with 19 competitors, of whom 7 women. They competed in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon and four-man bobsleigh.

Chef de Mission: Damir Šegota
Mission Members: Miroslav Zečić, Zoran Štefec, Nataša Desnica (Chief Medical Officer), Gordana Gaćeša (Press Attache)

According to the Croatian classification, seven sports and their events are included in the program of the XXI Olympic Winter Games, which will be held in Vancouver, Canada, in 2010. The program includes biathlon, bobsleigh (bobsleigh and skeleton), curling, ice hockey, ice skating (figure skating, speed skating and short track), luge and skiing (alpine, nordic, cross-country and freestyle skiing, ski jumping and snowboard).

ZAGREB, 1 February 2010 – Croatia's Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor, Minister of Science, Education and Sport Radovan Fuchs, IOC Member Antun Vrdoljak, T-HT CEO Ivica Mudrinic, President of the Croatian Olympic Committee and its Secretary General Josip Cop attended the press conference of the Croatian Olympic Committee held on 1 February 2010. Almost the whole Croatian Olympic Delegation to Vancouver was presented at the Education Centre of T-HT (Croatian Telecom), general sponsor of the Croatian Olympic Committee.