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Boris Hanžeković Memorial Monograph Presented

The monograph titled 70th Zagreb Meeting – Hanžeković Memorial was presented in Zagreb. It is a chronicle of Croatia’s oldest sporting event and one of the world’s best athletics meetings. The monograph chronologically follows the growth of the Boris Hanžeković Memorial from a duel between the athletics clubs of Dinamo and Mladost to this day, …

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71st Boris Hanžeković Memorial to Take Place on 13 and 14 September 2021

The 71st edition of the annual Zagreb Meeting – Boris Hanžeković Memorial, the oldest sporting event in Croatia and one of the world’s strongest athletics meetings, will take place in Zagreb’s Mladost Stadium on 14 September 2021. Held under the title The Ivan Ivančić Memorial since 2014, the shot put event, which regularly features the …

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Robert Šola is new Boris Hanžeković Memorial Meeting Director

The Management Board of the Dinamo-Zrinjevac Athletics Club appointed Robert Šola, Editor-in-Chief of the Sportske novosti daily sports newspaper, as Meeting Director of the Boris Hanžeković Memorial, the oldest sporting event in Croatia and one of the world’s best and most esteemed athletics meetings. Natko Bošnjak was appointed the Project Manager of the meeting. The …

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Ivana Brkljačić steps down from her role as Meeting Director

After 12 years of being the Meeting Director of Croatia’s most long-lived event, the Boris Hanžeković Memorial, which had its 70th edition in 2020, Ivana Brkljačić said goodbye to it, while remaining a friend of the event. The Dinamo-Zrinjevac Athletics Club, organizer of the meeting, which is part of the prestigious Continental Tour Gold series, …

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Discus victories for Stahl and Perkovic

    With Croatia’s current pandemic restrictions limiting attendance to just 700 spectators and fields impacted by travel restrictions, the meeting wasn’t quite the 70th anniversary celebration organisers had planned, but several performances exceeded expectations to contribute to another memorable evening at the Sportpark Mladost. Stahl, the World discus throw champion, returned to his winning …

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Crouser 22.74 in Zagreb – the best throw achieved in Europe since 1988!

Photo: Renato Brandjolica/Hanžeković Memorial Ryan Crouser put in fantastic performance at the 6th Ivan Ivančić Memorial in Zagreb. The Olympic champion from Rio de Janeiro threw 22.74 in his third attempt and smashed his own meeting record of 22:28, which he had held since 2016! Crouser threw over 22 metres four times (22.10, 22.74, 22.59, …

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