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Mirko Vujačić

Full name: Mirko Vujačić
Original name: Мирко Вујачић
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: September 1, 1924 in Golubovci, Podgorica, Montenegro
Died: January 2, 2016 in Podgorica, Podgorica, Montenegro
Affiliations: Partizan Beograd, Beograd (SRB)
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Dušan Vujačić.

Biography

Mirko Vujačić and his brother [Dušan Vujačić] were the first Montenegrins to compete at the Olympic Games in athletics, with Mirko placing seventh in the javelin throw at the 1948 Olympics. Mirko Vujačić competed for Partizan after World War II and won his first Yugoslav title in 1945 in grenade throwing. In 1946 he was Balkan Champion in discus and javelin. He competed at the 1950 European Championships, placing fourth in javelin, and the 1954 Europeans, where he was 11th.

Personal Best: JT – 74.54 (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Yugoslavia YUG 7

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Yugoslavia Final Round 7 64.89
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Yugoslavia Qualifying Round 8 QC 62.53
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