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Sidi Bar and West Coast together will tell you the most beautiful Olympic story in the world. Athletes from the city of Split continuously won medals at the Summer Olympics from 1948 to 2021; in as many as 11 different sports. A total of 78 Olympians from Split, 20 of whom are double winners, won and brought 98 medals to their city.

Barcelona 1992

Croatia won medals in tennis, singles, and doubles – two bronze medals, and in basketball – silver. From Split they were: Goran Ivanišević, Toni Kukoč, Dino Rađa, Petar Skansi, Velimir Perasović, Žan Tabak.

Atlanta 1996

Croatia won medals in handball – gold and water polo – silver. From Split they were: Joško Kreković, Tino Vegar, Zdeslav Vrdoljak.

Sydney 2000

Croatia won medals in weightlifting – gold and rowing – bronze. From Split they were: Nikolaj Pešalov, Nikša and Siniša Skelin, Igor Boraska, Tihomir Franković, Tomislav Smoljanović

Atena 2004

Croatia won medals in handball – gold, swimming, and rowing – silver, tennis, and weightlifting – bronze. From Split they were: Ivano Balić, Petar Metličić, Drago Vuković, Duje Draganja, Nikša and Siniša Skelin, Nikolaj Pešalov, Mario Ančić.

Peking 2008

Croatia won medals in athletics – silver, gymnastics – silver, archery – bronze and tae kwon to – two bronze. From Split it was: Blanka Vlašić

London 2012

Croatia won medals in athletics, archery, and water polo – gold, rowing – silver, tae kwon do and handball – bronze. From Split they were: Josip Pavić, Petar Muslim, Lucija Zaninović, Ivano Balić, Jakov Gojun, Drago Vuković.

Rio de Janeiro 2016

Croatia won medals in archery, athletics (two medals), rowing, and sailing – gold, rowing, water polo, sailing – silver, boxing, and athletics – bronze. From Split they were: Josip Pavić, Petar Muslim, Anđelo Šetka, Tonči Stipanović, Blanka Vlašić

Tokyo 2021

Croatia has won medals in taekwondo (gold and bronze), rowing (gold and bronze), tennis, men’s doubles (gold and silver), sailing, and gymnastics – silver. From Split they were: Tonči Stipanović, Toni Kanaet, Matea Jelić, Mate Pavić

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