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Tomislav Crnković

Full name: Tomislav Crnković
Other name(s): Томислав Црнковић
Nickname(s): Crni
Gender: Male
Born: June 17, 1929 in Kotor, Kotor, Montenegro
Died: January 17, 2009 in Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Affiliations: Dinamo Zagreb, Zagreb (CRO)
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Montenegro-born Tomislav Crnković played most of his career for Croatian club Dinamo Zagreb (1949-1960). With the "Blues", he won two Yugoslav titles (1954, 1958) and two cups (1951 and 1960). Quite inexperienced, the defender was nevertheless selected to play for Yugoslavia in the 1952 Olympics, and won a silver medals. Crnković also joined Yugoslavia's campaign at the 1954 and 1958 World Cups, in which Yugoslavia was both times eliminated at the quarter-final stage by West Germany. In all, Crnković won 51 caps for Yugoslavia. He closed out his career in Austria ([LASK]) and Switzerland ([Servette]), and retired following a serious meniscus injury. Tomislav Crnković had the reputation of a skirt-chaser, and married 5 times. In 2006, "Crni" ("black") was the first chairman of the Croatian Athletes Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Men's Football Yugoslavia YUG 2 Silver

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Standings 2 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Round Match 1/2 2 1952-08-02 HUN 2, YUG 0 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-29 YUG 3, GER 1 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1952-07-25 YUG 5, DEN 3 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Round One Match #3 1T 1952-07-20 YUG 5, URS 5 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Round One Replay #1 1 1952-07-22 YUG 3, URS 1 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Yugoslavia YUG Qualifying Round Match #1 1 1952-07-15 YUG 10, IND 1 0
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