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Matija Ljubek

Full name: Matija Ljubek
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: November 22, 1953 in Belišće, Osječko-baranjska županija, Croatia
Died: October 11, 2000 in Valpovo, Osječko-baranjska županija, Croatia
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Matija Ljubek had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1978 C1 1000 m, 1st 1982 C2 500 m (with [Mirko Nišović]), 1st 1983 C2 500 m (with [Mirko Nišović]), 1st 1985 C2 10000 m (with [Mirko Nišović]), 2nd 1981 C1 10000 m, 2nd 1982 C2 1000 m (with [Mirko Nišović]), 2nd 1985 C2 1000 m (with [Mirko Nišović]), 3rd 1975 C1 10000 m, 3rd 1978 C1 10000 m, 3rd 1983 C2 1000 m (with [Mirko Nišović]).

Ljubek was shot by a relative in a family dispute.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Men's Canadian Singles, 500 metres Yugoslavia YUG 3 Bronze
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres Yugoslavia YUG 1 Gold
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Men's Canadian Singles, 500 metres Yugoslavia YUG 9
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres Yugoslavia YUG 8
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Yugoslavia YUG 4
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 500 metres Yugoslavia YUG 1 Gold
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Yugoslavia YUG 2 Silver
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Yugoslavia YUG 5 h3 r3/4

Men's Canadian Singles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2.5cT 2.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Yugoslavia Final Round 3 1:59.60 59.43 8 1:00.17 1
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Yugoslavia Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 Q 2:07.99 1:02.37 2 1:05.62 1
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Yugoslavia Round One Heat Two 1 Q 2:10.16 1:05.23 4 1:04.93 1
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia Final Round 9 2:03.43 59.41 9 1:04.02 9
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia Repêchage 3 Q 1:58.25 57.59 3 1:00.66 2
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia Round One Heat One 6 2:01.20 58.28 4 1:02.92 6

Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2.5cT 2.5cR 5cT 5cR 7.5cT 7.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR 5-7.5cT 5-7.5cR 7.5c-1kT 7.5c-1kR
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Yugoslavia Final Round 1 4:09.51 1:01.61 =6 2:06.17 4 3:06.98 1 1:04.56 4 1:00.81 1 1:02.53 2
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Yugoslavia Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 Q 4:19.99 1:00.09 2 2:04.34 2 3:11.46 2 1:04.25 2 1:07.12 3 1:08.53 4
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Canoeing Yugoslavia Round One Heat One 3 Q 4:15.14 1:01.75 5 2:04.97 2 3:11.10 3 1:03.22 1 1:06.13 4 1:04.04 1
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia Final Round 8 4:22.40 1:03.58 8 2:10.28 8 3:16.92 9 1:06.70 9 1:06.64 7 1:05.48 5
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia Repêchage 3 Q 4:20.51 1:02.52 1 2:09.56 2 3:15.96 2 1:07.04 2 1:06.40 3 1:04.55 3
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia Round One Heat Two 4 4:05.21 59.99 4 2:02.44 4 3:03.75 3 1:02.45 4 1:01.31 3 1:01.46 3

Men's Canadian Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Final Round 1984-08-10
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Round One Heat One 1984-08-06

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Final Round 1980-08-02
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Repêchage 1980-08-02
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Round One Heat Two 1980-07-31
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Final Round 1984-08-11
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Round One Heat Two 1984-08-07
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Semi-Finals Heat Three 1988-09-29
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Canoeing Yugoslavia YUG Mirko Nišović Round One Heat One 1988-09-27
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