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Ante Žanetić

Full name: Antun "Ante" Žanetić
Other name(s): Антун "Aнте" Жанетић
Nickname(s): Tony
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: November 18, 1936 in Blato, Korčula, Dubrovačko-neretvanska županija, Croatia
Died: December 18, 2014 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: Hajduk Split, Split (CRO)
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Biography

Midfielder Ante Žanetić took up football with GOŠK Dubrovnik in 1953 and from 1954-61 played with Hajduk Split. With Hajduk, Žanetić won a Yugoslav title in 1955 and was runner-up at the Yugoslav Cup the same year. Žanetić was capped 15 times with the Yugoslav national team between 1959-60 and scored two international goals. He participated at the 1960 European Nation’s Cup, where Yugoslavia was the runner-up behind the Soviet Union, and at the 1960 Olympics, where he played in all five matches and won a gold medal. In 1961, while Hajduk Split was touring Denmark and Germany, Žanetić fled to the west and settled in Belgium. He played with Club Brugge from 1961-64 and then finished his career by playing with RWD Molenbeek from 1964-66. After finishing his sporting career, Žanetić emigrated to Australia, where he worked as a football coach in Sydney.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Football Men's Football Yugoslavia YUG 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1960 Summer 23 Roma Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Standings 1 1960-08-26 0 0 0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Football Yugoslavia YUG Final Round Match 1/2 1 1960-09-10 YUG 3, DEN 1 0 0 0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Football Yugoslavia YUG Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1960-09-05 YUG 1, ITA 1 0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Football Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #1 1 1960-08-26 YUG 6, UAR 1 0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Football Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #4 1 1960-08-29 YUG 4, TUR 0 0
1960 Summer 23 Roma Football Yugoslavia YUG Group A Match #6 1T 1960-09-01 YUG 3, BUL 3 0 0 0
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