Olympics 2012 – Good luck and fare well

Members of Croatian Olympic team at London’s welcome ceremony Photo: Reuters/Neil Hall

As the hour of the opening ceremony in London fast approaches I just want to say “good luck and fare well the Croatian Olympic Team of 2012!”

A record number of Croatian athletes, 108 in 18 disciplines, will participate in the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London from July 27 to August 12.

As the Croatian Olympic Committee (HOO) has published the evident candidates for the various competitions I’ll be following with the events with great enthusiasm. The following are Croatia’s evident competitors as published on HOO’s website:

ATHLETICS (9): Nedzad Mulabegovic, Martion Maric, Lisa Christina Stublic, Roland Robert Varga, Sandra Perkovic, Ivan Horvat, Nikolina Horvat, Andras Haklits, Ana Simic

: Sandra Mandir, Andja Jelavic, Antonija Misura, Lisa Ann Karcic, Emanuela Salopek, Marija Vrsaljko, Iva Ciglar, Ana Lelas, Iva Sliskovic, Mirna Mazic, Luca Ivankovic, Jelena Ivezic

CANOE/KAYAK (1): Dinko Mulic

CYCLING (2): Kristijan Djurasek, Radoslav Rogina


FENCING (1): Bojan Jovanovic

GYMNASTICS (2): Filip Ute, Tina Erceg


Men – Croatian handball national team – Mirko Alilovic, Venio Losert (also Croatia flag bearer), Manuel Strlek, Ivan Nicevic, Ivan Cupic, Zlatko Horvat, Igor Vori, Jakov Gojun, Drago Vukovic, Blazenko Lackovic, Domagoj Duvnjak, Ivano Balic, Marko Kopljar, Denis Buntic, Damir Bicanic

Women – Croatian handball national team – Jelena Grubisic, Nikica Pusic Koroljevic, Ivana Jelcic, Miranda Tatari, Vesna Milanovic Litre, Lidija Horvat, Ivana Lovric, Andrea Penezic, Sonja Basic, Maida Arslanagic, Maja Zebic, Dijana Jovetic, Anita Gace, Andrea Seric, Kristina Franic (Elez)

JUDO (2): Marijana Miskovic, Tomislav

ROWING (5): Damir Martin, Martin Sinkovic, Valent Sinkovic, David Sain, Mario Vekic

SAILING (12): Sime Fantela, Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic, Igor Marenic, Tina Mihelic, Tonci Stipanovic, Petar Cupac, Pavle Kostov, Luka Mratovic, Dan Lovrovic, Marin Lovrovic, Enia Nincevic, Romana Zupan

SHOOTING (5): Snjezana Pejcic, Anton Glasnovic, Giovanni Cernogoraz, Bojan Durkovic, Petar Gorsa

SWIMMING (3): Daniela Kim Pavlin, Sanja Jovanovic, Mario Todorovic

TABLE TENNIS (4): Zoran Primorac, Andrej Gacina, Cornelia Molnar, Tian Yuan

TAEKWONDO (2): Lucija Zaninovic, Ana Zaninovic

TENNIS (3): Maric Cilic, Ivo Karlovic, Ivan Dodig, Petra Martic


Croatian waterpolo national team – Josip Pavic, Andro Buslje, Damir Buric, Samir Barac, Ivan Buljubasic, Miho Boskovic, Niksa Dobud, Maro Jokovic, Sandro Sukno, Petar Muslim, Paulo Obradovic, Frano Vican, Igor Hinic

WRESTLING (2): Neven Zugaj, Nenad Zugaj

Good Luck – Sretno!

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