|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||17 January 1891 in Bistrica (SRB)|
|Died||May 1915 in Rašanac (SRB)|
|Measurements||172 cm / 68 kg|
|Affiliations||OFK Beograd, Beograd (SRB)|
Dragutin Tomaševiċ was born in a small village in Serbia but was sent to Beograd at age 15 for his education. While there he displayed a talent for running and gymnastics. He was a 10-time champion in the Obrenovac Marathon in Beograd. In 1909 Tomaševiċ raced a train over 64 km (40 miles) from Požarevac to Petrovac, and won, waiting for the train at the station. Tomaševiċ also won the 1911 Obrenovac-Košutnjak Marathon. He and sprinter Dušan Milošević competed at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, the first Serbian Olympians.
Tomaševiċ joined the 18th Infantry Regiment just prior to World War I. He was grievously wounded in an attack at Drum Hill near Požarevac in May 1915. He was evacuated to a local military hospital in Rasanac but died from his wounds. An annual marathon is run in his honor in Petrovac, Serbia, and a street was named in his honor in Beograd.
Personal Best: Mar – unknown.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1912 Summer Olympics||Athletics||SRB||Dragutin Tomašević|
|10,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||DNS|
|Marathon, Men (Olympic)||AC|
|1912 Summer Olympics||Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony||SRB||Dragutin Tomašević|