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Sport

Fiumanka regatta, Rijeka

Fiumanka regatta, Rijeka

Fiumanka

Location: Rijeka   Date: 12.06. – 15.06.2014

A view that leaves us breathless is definitely one of Rijeka bay filled with colourful sail boats. Yachtsmen from all regions of the world will meet once a year at the regatta Fiumanka, which takes route from Rijeka to Omišalj on the island of Krk.

 

Velebit Ultra Trail

Location: Starigrad – Paklenica   Date: 21.06. – 22.06.2014

Croatian demanding trekking races are held on the Velebit mountain. Traditionally, mountain running enthusiasts gather from around the world. They are organized in four categories – tourism (15 km), recreation (30 km), mountain (45 km) and ultra category (100 km).

 

International show of Mura traditional boats (Međunarodni spust murskih ladji)

Location: Sveti Martin na Muri   Date: 05.07. – 06.07.2014

Every year about 50 traditional wooden boats starts at Bad Radkersburg in Austria and sail through Slovenia to the endpoint in Sveti Martin na Muri. This three-day ecological, recreational and tourist manifestation is the right attraction for all those who love adrenaline, nature and cultural traditions.

 

ATP Vegeta Croatia Open, Umag

ATP Vegeta Croatia Open, Umag

ATP Vegeta Croatia Open

Location: Umag   Date: 17.07. – 27.07.2014

ATP Vegeta Croatia Open in Umag is the most important sporting event to be organized continually since the beginning of the 90s and is one of the most attractive summer social events in the country, accompanied by fun events in urban clubs.

 

Jakovar oars (Jakovarska vesla)

Location: Jadranovo   Date: 20.07.2014

In this cheerful, dynamic and interesting event in Jadranovo wooden barges race with diverse teams (men, women, children) from the surrounding villages. Accompanied by drums for the rhythm, they race from Turnera to Grabova bay and back.

 

Swimming Marathon Silo – Crikvenica

Location: Crikvenica   Date: 15.08.2014

Swimming marathon Šilo – Crikvenica connects these two places since 1910 and over the years grew from modest adventure experiment into a unique international sporting event, which is equally attractive to vacationers as well as elite athletes.

 

IAAF – Worldchallenge Zagreb, Hanžeković Memorial

Location: Zagreb   Date: 02.09.2014

The oldest sporting event in Croatia, which regularly gathered the best Croatian and world famous athletes and young talents. Memorial 110m hurdles race is named since the early days after Zagreb runner Boris Hanžeković.

 

Poreč Dolphin, Poreč

Poreč Dolphin, Poreč

Dolphin of Poreč

Location: Porec   Date: 06.09. – 07.09.2014

To all those who prefer sport competitions in nature, this event is more rewarding experience than any swimming pool events. In Porec you swim in the sea, in the 1500, 3000 and 5000 m categories. Accompanying competitions are sprint, water polo, jet-ski and a part of the event is also a sailing regatta.

 

Stone Wall Marathon

Location: Ston   Date: 14.09.2014

One of the more challenging marathons is also one of the strangest in the world. It is organized on the Pelješac peninsula with start and finish in the historic town of Ston. Marathon route begins on Ston defensive walls and continues on a straight path along the sea.

 

Velebit mountain bike marathon

Location: Starigrad – Paklenica   Date: 20.09.2014

Bike lovers will be thrilled by mountain-sea ambient, which straddles the route of this race. The route begins in Starigrad on Paklenica and continues along Velebit through the Zrmanja river canyon.

 

Ston Wall Marathon, Ston

Ston Wall Marathon, Ston

Regatta “Latin Sail”

Location: Murter, island of Murter   Date: 20.09. – 01.10.2014

Latin type sail, which was used in Murter region centuries ago, today is it’s trademark. In it’s honor inhabitants of Murter on the feast of St.. Michael, the guardian of Murter organize a regatta of traditional boats “leut” and boats from the Kornati archipelago.

 

Big Game Fishing

Place: Jezera, Murter island   Period: 21.9 – 27.09.2014

Big Game Fishing competition is “the big boys hunt for big fish.” The best fishermen in the world gather each year at the site of Jezera to take part in competitions in sport fishing for tuna and other big fish.

 

Istria Bike Days

Location: Umag, Novigrad, Buje, Brtonigla   Date: 21.09. – 05.10.2014

The event involves a set of carefully planned autumn cycling programs taking place in the North West Istria, specifically in Umag, Novigrad, Buje and Brtonigla. The program includes various bike rallies.

 

OL Istria MTB Tour – Parenzana Cube

Location: Istria   Dates: 26.09. – 28.09.2014

Parenzana was an old narrow-gauge railway, which connected 33 Istrian towns between Porec and Trieste. Today, it is a location of organized marathon cycling race which is, by the attractiveness of the environment included in the calendar of the World Cycling Association.

 

OL Istria MTB Tour – Parenzana Cube

OL Istria MTB Tour – Parenzana Cube