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|Association|| Croatian Motorcycle Federation |
Hrvatski Motociklisticki Savez
|Team manager||Zvonko Pavlic|
|Nation colour||Red, White and Blue|
|Best result||3rd place (2010)|
|Best result||Champion (2007 - J.Pavlic)|
The Croatia national speedway team are motorcycle speedway national team from Croatia.
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|2004||-||-||6th place in Semi-Final 2|
|2005||Did 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|
|Competitions||Total||Golden medals||Silver medals||Bronze medals|
|Team U-19||(since 2008)||0|
|Individual U-19||(since 1998)||0|
|Total medals: 2||Gold: 1||Silver: 0||Bronze: 1|
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