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Krešo Račić

Krešimir "Krešo" Račić (15 August 1932 in Karlovac – 19 June 1994 in Zagreb) was a Croatian hammer thrower. He competed for the former Yugoslavia in the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics, his best result being finishing sixth in 1956.

He also won gold in the 1959 Mediterranean Games and bronze in the 1959 Summer Universiade.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Yugoslavia
1956 Olympic Games Melbourne, Australia 6th 60.36 m
1959 Summer Universiade Turin, Italy 3rd 62.32 m
Mediterranean Games Beirut, Lebanon 1st
1960 Olympic Games Rome, Italy 24th 57.27 m

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