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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Zagreb

Population

4,400,000

Size

56,594km²

Languages

  • Croatian

Croatia profile on BBC News

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
3 1 2
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 2 3
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
1 2 2

Goalkeeper Josip Pavic celebrates Croatia's water polo gold medal Croatia win men's water polo gold

Croatia triumph 8-6 against Italy as veteran coach Ratko Rudic clinches his fourth Olympic gold medal.

12 Aug 12

Nina Heglund Handball whitewash for GB women

Women's Handball

5 Aug 12

Great Britain are out of the women's Olympic volleyball competition after defeat by Croatia condemns them to bottom in Group A.

Croatian Perkovic wins discus

Sandra Perkovic wins the Olympic women's discus title with a Croatian national record throw of 69.11m.

Britain's quadruple sculls team Germany win quad sculls, GB fifth

Britain's quadruple sculls team of Stephen Rowbotham, Tom Solesbury, Charles Cousins and Matt Wells finish fifth as Germany win gold.

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Croatia at the Olympics

25 London 2012 ranking

56 Beijing 2008 ranking

1992 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Athletics 1 0 0 RANK 16
Water Polo 1 0 0 RANK 1
Shooting 1 0 0 RANK 5
View the London 2012 medal table for Croatia