Yugoslavia at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Yugoslavia at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).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
2
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
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 (2004–2006)
 Montenegro (2008–)
 Kosovo (2016–)

Athletes from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, 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

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Matija Ljubek Canoeing Men's 1000m Canadian Singles
 Gold Momir Petković Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight
 Silver Tadija Kačar Boxing Men's Light Middleweight
 Silver Ivan Frgić Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Bantamweight
 Silver Krešimir 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 Matija Ljubek Canoeing Men's C1 500m Canadian Singles
 Bronze Ace Rusevski Boxing Men's Lightweight
 Bronze Slavko Obadov Judo Men's Middleweight (80 kg)

Archery

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

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

Men's Team Competition

  • Preliminary Round
  • Semifinals
  • Final
  • Team Roster

Boxing

Lightweight (– 60 kg)

Canoeing

Cycling

Two cyclists represented Yugoslavia in 1976.

Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Handball

Judo

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Water polo

Men's Team Competition

  • Team Roster

Wrestling

References

  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.

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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