Full name: Mirko VujaÄiÄ
Original name: ÐÐ¸ÑÐºÐ¾ ÐÑÑÐ°ÑÐ¸Ñ
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)
Related Olympians: Brother of DuÅ¡an VujaÄiÄ.
Mirko VujaÄiÄ and his brother [DuÅ¡an VujaÄiÄ] 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 VujaÄiÄ 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 â 74.54 (1960).
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Men's Javelin Throw||Yugoslavia||YUG||7|
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Final Round||7||64.89|
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Yugoslavia||Qualifying Round||8||QC||62.53|