Yugoslavia Cross Country Championships
LocationVarious, Yugoslavia
Event typeCross country
Distance12 km and 4 km for men
8 km for women
Established1920

The Yugoslavia Cross Country Championships (Serbian: крос Првенство Југославије) was an annual cross country running competition that served as Yugoslavia's national championship for the sport. The main races on the programme were a men's and a women's long course race. Short course races for men were held until 1966.

The most successful athlete at the competition was Olivera Jevtić, who took seven straight women's title from 1994 to 2000. Dragoslav Prpa was the most successful male athlete at the competition, having four titles to his name including three consecutive wins from 1996 to 1998.

Senior race winners

Edition Year Men's winner Time (m:s) Women's winner Time (m:s)
1960 Franjo Mihalić 27:03 Anica Gašparut 7:03
1961 Ištvan Ivanović 25:47 Milica Rajkov 7:36
1962 Franc Hafner 27:25 Milica Rajkov 7:33
1963 Franjo Mihalić 23:30 Elica Zmejkova 8:16
1964 Franc Červan 31:25 Zorica Mirović 7:09
1965 Dušan Bogunović 31:58 Mirka Petrović 7:17
1966 Dane Korica 27:10 Mirka Petrović 6:29
1967 Franc Kovac 25:50 Vera Nikolić 7:07
1968 Drago Žuntar 25:40 Djurdjica Rajher 6:37
1969 Nedo Farcić 30:03 Eva Fecskes
1970 Not held
1971 Dane Korica 29:03 Djurdjica Rajher 6:36
1972 Dane Korica 32:14 Djurdjica Rajher 9:00
1973 Peter Svet 31:43 Vera Nikolić 6:41
1974 Peter Svet 33:44 Veselinka Milošević 7:30
1975 Stevan Vulović 36:24 Djurdjica Šišul-Rajher 9:41
1976 Stevan Vulović 39:00 Breda Pergar 10:25
1977 Stevan Vulović 39:01 Andrea Šverc 10:13
1978 Stanko Lisec 34:13 Andrea Šverc 9:55
1979 Stanko Lisec 37:46 Zora Tomecić 9:38
1980 Darko Lazović 36:06 Breda Pergar 9:43
1981 Numan Ukić 34:10 Ida Bunderla 9:24
1982 Dragan Zdravković 40:37 Ljiljana Milutinović 10:03
1983 Dragan Zdravković 37:48 Marica Mršić 10:38
1984 Stanislav Rozman 40:33 Marica Mršić
1985 Stanislav Rozman 38:21 Radislavka Racić 10:59
1986 Stanislav Rozman 37:42 Tatjana Smolnikar 9:54
1987 Mladen Kršek 37:26 Snežana Pajkić 10:22
1988 Mladen Kršek 35:09 Silva Rožić 13:12
1989 Dragan Sekulić 36:20 Radislavka Racić 13:47
1990 Romeo Živko 39:45 Jasmina Focak 14:48
1991 Mladen Kršek 35:46 Suzana Ćirić 12:37
1992 Ljubiša Djokić 46:07 Ljiljana Jovanović 18:01
1993 Ljubiša Djokić 39:52 Suzana Ćirić 14:41
1994 Borisav Dević 38:32 Olivera Jevtić 14:30
1995 Goran Raičević 23:50 Olivera Jevtić 9:43
1996 Dragoslav Prpa 35:56 Olivera Jevtić 15:37
1997 Dragoslav Prpa 32:08 Olivera Jevtić 13:54
1998 Dragoslav Prpa 30:46 Olivera Jevtić 13:38
1999 Janko Benša 30:28 Olivera Jevtić 13:22
2000 Dragoslav Prpa 30:48 Olivera Jevtić 13:37
2001 Sreten Ninković 29:30 Sonja Stolić 13:04
2002 Goran Stojiljković 31:07 Sonja Stolić 13:45

Short race

Year Men's winner Time (m:s)
1960 Franc Hafner 12:20
1961 Simo Važić 12:23
1962 Simo Važić 12:00
1963 Franc Červan 11:22
1964 Slavko Špan 11:53
1965 Simo Važić 12:04
1966 Franc Červan 10:30

References

List of winners