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Drago Å tritof

Full name: Dragutin "Drago" Å tritof
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: August 1, 1923 in Vučilčevo, Zagrebačka županija, Croatia
Died: November 2, 2014 in Belgrade, Beograd, Serbia
Affiliations: Partizan Beograd, Beograd (SRB)
Country: YUG Yugoslavia
Sport: Athletics


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 – 8:58.4 (1955).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase Yugoslavia YUG 8 h1 r1/2

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1952 Summer 28 Helsinki Athletics Yugoslavia Round One Heat One 8 9:28.0
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