Croatia

Croatia celebrates scoring a goal at the Russia 2018 Football World Cup

Can Croatia challenge Norway for the 2018 Per Capita Cup?

The question may surprise readers looking at the current Per Capita Cup ranking, the ranking of the world’s sportiest nations.

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The world’s sportiest nation: Norway or Croatia?

In the monthly Global Cup ranking for September, Croatia was 25th, having scored 107 points.

Best Sports

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Football 640 63.4
2 Tennis 133 13.1
3 Shooting 94 9.3
4 Karate 60 5.9
5 Sailing 30 3.0
6 Water Polo 16 1.6
7 Artistic Gymnastics 15 1.5
8 Rowing 10 1.0
9 Wrestling Greco-Roman 7 0.7
10 Judo 5 0.4

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 120 25.0
2 Water Polo 80 16.6 6
3 Tennis 65 13.4 3
4 Rowing 52 10.8 5
5 Shooting 42 8.7 -1
6 Athletics 42 8.7 1
7 Taekwondo 39 8.1
8 Artistic Gymnastics 20 4.2
9 Archery 18 3.7 3
10 Wrestling Greco-Roman 3 0.6 1

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 96 15.5 1
2 Basketball 88 14.2
3 Karate 84 13.6
4 Shooting 82 13.3
5 Sailing 66 10.7
6 Tennis 56 9.0
7 Athletics 52 8.4 -2
8 Water Polo 40 6.5 -7
9 Rowing 18 2.9 -1
10 Boxing (Amateur) 17 2.7 -3

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Water Polo 80 19.4
2 Handball 72 17.5
3 Taekwondo 61 14.7
4 Shooting 60 14.6 -1
5 Athletics 32 7.8
6 Tennis 32 7.8 -4
7 Boxing (Amateur) 15 3.6
8 Rowing 14 3.4 -1
9 Alpine Skiing 14 3.4 -3
10 Wrestling Greco-Roman 12 2.9 -5

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Sailing 57 23.6
2 Tennis 56 23.1
3 Shooting 36 14.9 9
4 Artistic Gymnastics 35 14.5 7
5 Wrestling Greco-Roman 24 9.9 5
6 Alpine Skiing 24 9.9 -3
7 Rowing 10 4.1 2

Croatia Positions

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 18
Gender:Men 9
Gender:Women 57
Continent:Europe 12
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 29
Continent:Europe 2

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 34
Gender:Men 28
Gender:Women 45
Continent:Europe 21
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 7
Gender:Men 6
Gender:Women 20
Continent:Europe 5

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 31
Gender:Men 25
Gender:Women 43
Continent:Europe 17
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 7
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 15
Continent:Europe 5

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 40
Gender:Men 38
Gender:Women 41
Continent:Europe 23
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 12
Gender:Men 8
Gender:Women 18
Continent:Europe 8

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 43
Gender:Men 37
Gender:Women 55
Continent:Europe 26
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 19
Gender:Men 12
Gender:Women 25
Continent:Europe 16