|Born||13 June 1986|
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Tonči Stipanović (born 13 June 1986) is a Croatian sailor.He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's laser class, finishing in 4th place. Stipanović won Croatia's first ever sailing Olympic medal when he came second overall to win silver in the men's laser class, at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Slovenia first participated as an independent nation at the Olympic Games at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, and the country has sent athletes to compete at every Games since then. The Slovenian Olympic Committee was established in 1991 and was recognised by the International Olympic Committee on 5 February 1992.
Rutger van Schaardenburg is a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his country for the first time at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Qingdao. There he took the 34th place in the Laser class. Van Schaardenburg's second Olympic appearance was during the 2012 Olympics in Weymouth. In this competition Van Schaardenburg took 14th place. He competed again in the laser class at the 2016 Olympics, finishing in 9th place.
Tonči Valčić is a Croatian former professional handball player who currently works as an assistant coach of Croatian club RK Zagreb.
Ratko Rudić is a retired Croatian water polo coach and a former water polo player. As of 2015, he has won 38 medals as a coach at major events, making him the most successful water polo coach in history, and second most successful team sport coach of all time. He won four gold medals, of which three consecutive, with three different national teams at the Summer Olympics, as well as three gold medals with three national teams at the World Championships, among many others. In 2007 was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame, described as "one of the best, if not the best, water polo coach to walk the deck of the pool".
Paulo Obradović is a Croatian water polo player. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed for the Croatia men's national water polo team in the men's event, where they won the gold medal. He is 6 ft 3 inches tall. At club level, he played for Greek powerhouse Olympiacos, with whom he won the 2017–18 LEN Champions League.
Igor Lisovenko is a Russian sailor. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class, finishing in 11th and 27th place respectively.
Cy C. Thompson is a Virgin Islands sailor.
Andrew Lewis is a Trinidadian sailor. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class. He also competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in the same class.
Kristian Ruth is a Norwegian sailor. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class.
Pavlos Kontides is a Cypriot sailor. He became the first Cypriot athlete ever to win an Olympic medal for his country, by winning the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class behind Tom Slingsby. On Tuesday 19 of September 2017, Kontides took the 1st place in 2017 ILCA World Championship in Split, Croatia, becoming a World Champion. He won the championship again in 2018, as well as a silver in 2013.
Mattias Lindfors is a Finnish sailor. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class finishing in 33rd.
Gustavo Lima is a Portuguese sailor. Competing in the 2000 Summer Olympics, he finished 6th in the laser class. He improved his position by one place, finishing 5th at the 2004 Olympics. He finished 4th at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class.
Karlo Hmeljak is a Slovenian sailor and poet. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the men's 470 two-person dinghy with Mitja Nevečny and in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class.
Sarah Steyaert is a French sports sailor. The 2008 World Champion in the Laser Radial, she finished in 5th place at the 2008 Summer Olympics. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's Laser Radial class, finishing in 16th place.
Tina Mihelić is a Croatian sports sailor. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's Laser Radial class, finishing in 17th place. In the same event at the 2016 Olympics, she finished in 13th place.
Igor Marenić is a Croatian professional sailor. Competing in the 470 class with Šime Fantela, he won gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics, the 2009 World Championships, and three European Championships.
Allan Julie is a Laser sailor from the Seychelles. Julie is a five-time Olympian, and a gold medalist in the same sailing class at the 2011 All-Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique.
Croatia competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was the nation's seventh consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics. The Croatian Olympic Committee confirmed a roster of 87 athletes, 68 men and 19 women, to compete across 18 sports at the Games.
Andrew Murdoch is a New Zealand sailor. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Laser class, finishing in 5th place at both events.
Michael Leigh is a Canadian sailor, who specialized in one-person (Laser) and two-person dinghy (470) classes. Representing Canada in two editions of the Olympic Games, he finished ninth in the Laser class at Beijing 2008, and then twenty-fifth in the 470 class at London 2012 with his partner Luke Ramsay. Leigh has also been training throughout his sailing career for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club under his Australian-born personal coach Joshua Chant.
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