Croatia national speedway team

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Association Croatian Motorcycle Federation
Hrvatski Motociklisticki Savez
FIM code HMS
Team manager Zvonko Pavlic
Nation colour Red, White and Blue
European Championships
Pairs
 Best result3rd place (2010)
Individual 1
 Best resultChampion (2007 - J.Pavlic)

The Croatia national speedway team are motorcycle speedway national team from Croatia.

Motorcycle speedway motorcycle sport

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Croatia Republic in Central Europe

Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro to the southeast, sharing a maritime border with Italy. Its capital, Zagreb, forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with twenty counties. Croatia has an area of 56,594 square kilometres and a population of 4.28 million, most of whom are Roman Catholics.

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European Championships

Pairs

YearPlacePts.Riders
2004 --6th place in Semi-Final 2
2005Did not enter
2006 --7th place in Semi-Final 2
2007 --5th place in Semi-Final 2
2008 --7th place in Semi-Final 2
2009 --6th place in Semi-Final
2010 --3rd place in Final

Honours

European Championships

CompetitionsTotalGolden medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team U-19 (since 2008)0
Pairs (since 2004)11 2010
Individual (since 2001)11 2007
Individual U-19 (since 1998)0
Total medals: 2Gold: 1Silver: 0Bronze: 1

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