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Dragutin Tomašević

Full name: Dragutin Tomašević
Original name: Драгутин Томашевић
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: January 17, 1891 in Bistrica, Braničevo, Serbia
Died: May 1915 in Rašanac, Braničevo, Serbia
Affiliations: OFK Beograd, Beograd (SRB)
Country: SRB Serbia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Dragutin Tomaševiċ was born in a small village in Serbia but was sent to Beograd at age 15 for his education. While there he displayed a talent for running and gymnastics. He was a 10-time champion in the Obrenovac Marathon in Beograd. In 1909 Tomaševiċ raced a train over 64 km (40 miles) from Požarevac to Petrovac, and won, waiting for the train at the station. Tomaševiċ also won the 1911 Obrenovac-Košutnjak Marathon. He and sprinter [Dušan Milošević] competed at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, the first Serbian Olympians.

Tomaševiċ joined the 18th Infantry Regiment just prior to World War I. He was grievously wounded in an attack at Drum Hill near Požarevac in May 1915. He was evacuated to a local military hospital in Rasanac but died from his wounds. An annual marathon is run in his honor in Petrovac, Serbia, and a street was named in his honor in Beograd.

Personal Best: Mar – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Athletics Men's Marathon Serbia SRB AC DNF

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Athletics Serbia Final Standings AC DNF
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