IAAF World Challenge - Hanžeković Memorial

IAAF World Challenge - Hanžeković Memorial


The Hanžeković Memorial has been taking place in Zagreb since 1951 and it is the oldest sporting event in Croatia. Since 2008, it has been part of the IAAF World Challenge Series, which is just one level below the elite Diamond League. It is always among the 15 world's best and most popular athletics meetings.

Hanžek regularly features numerous Olympic and World Champions and medallists from major international competitions from around 40 countries. This year, they will again be joined by Croatia's best athletes– Sandra Perković, Blanka Vlašić, Ana Šimić, Andrea Ivančević, Stipe Žunić...

Since two years ago, the Meeting's shot put event has been taking place in the area by the Zagreb Fountains and National and University Library under the name of Ivan Ivančić Memorial.


Monday, 5 September, 20:00 (by the Zagreb Fountains): the 2nd Ivan Ivančić Memorial Shot Put Event

Tuesday, 6 September, 18:00 (in the Mladost Sports Centre): Boris Hanžeković Memorial