Full name: Dragutin "Drago" Å tritof
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: August 1, 1923 in VuÄilÄevo, ZagrebaÄka Å¾upanija, Croatia
Died: November 2, 2014 in Belgrade, Beograd, Serbia
Affiliations: Partizan Beograd, Beograd (SRB)
Drago Å tritof was a distance runner and steeplechaser who won seven Yugoslav Championships, winning the 5,000 metres in 1955 and 1957-58, the steeplechase in 1952 and 1956, and in cross-country in 1955 and 1958. Å tritof was Balkan Champion in the 5K in 1954-55 and cross-country in 1955. In addition to his 1952 Olympic appearance he competed at the 1950, 1954, and 1958 European Championships, with a best finish of ninth in the 1958 10K. Å tritof set five Yugoslav records at distances between 3,000 and 10,000 metres. He later became a coach with AC Partizan in Beograd.
Personal Best\: 3000S â 8:58.4 (1955).
|1952 Summer||28||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase||Yugoslavia||YUG||8 h1 r1/2|
|1952 Summer||28||Helsinki||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Round One||Heat One||8||9:28.0|