Dinko Jukić

Dinko Jukić (born 9 January 1989 in Dubrovnik) is a medley and butterfly swimmer from Austria of Croatian origin.

Dinko Jukić
Dinko Jukić (left) together with his sister Mirna.
Personal information
Full nameDinko Jukić
Nationality Austria
Born (1989-01-09) 9 January 1989
Dubrovnik, Socialist Republic of Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesMedley and butterfly
ClubSC Austria Wien

Biography

He competed for Austria at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, finishing in tenth place in the men's 200 m butterfly event, 16th in the 200 m individual medley and 15th in the 400 m individual medley.[1]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London he managed a 4th-place finish in the men's 200 m butterfly event. Despite setting a new national record of 1:54.35 in the final, he missed the bronze medal by more than a second.

He is the younger brother of swimmer Mirna Jukić.

After suffering a serious back injury in 2012, Dinko came back after 2 years break, posting a new 100 m freestyle national record (January 2015). He is still in training waiting to reach his former level.

References

  1. "Dinko Jukic Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-10-30.


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