The hotel The Westin in Zagreb was the place where the nomination of the best Croatian sportsman and sport teams of the year 2004. was held. They were selected by Croatian sport journalists in organization of the sports magazine "Sportske novosti" from Zagreb. The best woman team was the team of Croatia in crossbow - world champions from Czech Republic. (Branka Pereglin, Sanja Komar and Nikolina Krivanek), and the best man team was the handball team of Croatia - the olympic winners from Athens. The best sportswoman was Blanka Vlašić, athlete (high jumping) - 3rd place on the world championship in Hungary and the best sportsman was
Duje Draganja, swimming- 2nd in 50 meters free on the olympic games in Athens.