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Brazil at the 1960 Summer Olympics

Brazil competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 72 competitors, 71 men and 1 woman, took part in 35 events in 14 sports. Brazilians obtained two bronze medals in Rome. The swimmer Manuel dos Santos was a bronze medalist in men's 100 metre freestyle. The men's basketball team also won the bronze medal. Flagbearer and defending two-time Olympic champion Adhemar Ferreira da Silva could not repeat his performance and placed fourteenth in the triple jump, [1]

Brazil at the
1960 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil (1889–1960).svg
IOC codeBRA
NOCBrazilian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cob.org.br (in Portuguese)
in Rome
Competitors72 (71 men and 1 woman) in 14 sports
Flag bearerAdhemar Ferreira da Silva
Medals
Ranked 39th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
José da Conceição 200 m 21.3 2 Q 21.5 7 Did not advance
Anubes da Silva 100 m 10.8 4 Did not advance
400 m 48.0 4 Did not advance
400 m hurdles 52.25 3 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Adhemar da Silva Triple jump 15.61 13 Q 15.07 14
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Wanda dos Santos 80 m hurdles 11.84 4 Did not advance

BasketballEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 213 198 +15 6
  Soviet Union 3 2 1 220 170 +50 5
  Mexico 3 1 2 189 210 −21 4
  Puerto Rico 3 0 3 199 243 −44 3
August 26
20:00
Puerto Rico   72–75   Brazil
Scoring by half: 35–33, 37–42
Pts: Walle (22) Pts: Pasos (18)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: P. Reverberi  
K. Klima  
August 27
21:30
Soviet Union   54–58   Brazil
Scoring by half: 23–28, 31–30
Pts: Blatskauskas, Pasos (14) Pts: Muzhniek (14)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: D. Shirley  
E. Kassai  
August 29
21:30
Brazil   80–72 ()   Mexico
Scoring by half: 29–32, 32–29 Overtime: 19–11
Pts: Pasos (19) Pts: A. Herrera (22)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: E. Luglini  
C. Sien  

SemifinalsEdit

Advance to the championship round
Relegated to 5th-8th place classification playoffs

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 240 221 +19 6
  Italy 3 2 1 226 216 −10 5
  Czechoslovakia 3 1 2 236 237 −1 4
  Poland 3 0 3 211 239 −28 3
September 1
21:30
Brazil   78–75 (OT)   Italy
Scoring by half: 29–39, 41–31 Overtime: 8–5
Pts: Marques, Pasos (18) Pts: Alesini (18)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: R. Klima  
B. Takev  
September 2
20:00
Brazil   77–68   Poland
Scoring by half: 39–46, 38–22
Pts: Baumruk, Konecny (18) Pts: Wichowski (24)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: B. Takev  
Harvey  
September 3
21:30
Czechoslovakia   78–85   Brazil
Scoring by half: 30–43, 48–42
Pts: Baumruk (23) Pts: Pasos (25)
Palazzetto dello sport, Rome
Referees: E. Alvarez Frausto  
E. Kassai  

Championship RoundEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  United States 3 3 0 283 201 +82 6
  Soviet Union 3 2 1 199 213 −14 5
  Brazil 3 1 2 203 229 −26 4
  Italy 3 0 3 226 268 −42 3
September 8
21:00
Brazil   62–64   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 32–28, 30–36
Pts: Marques (25) Pts: Voljnov (19)
Palazzo dello Sport, Rome
Referees: R. Weber  
Bilek  
September 10
22:30
Brazil   63–90   United States
Scoring by half: 24–50, 39–40
Pts: Marques (19) Pts: Lucas (23)
Palazzo dello Sport, Rome
Referees: E. Alvarez Frausto  
E. Kassai  

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
José Martins Flyweight BYE   Mircea Dobrescu (ROU)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Waldomiro Pinto Bantamweight BYE   Oleg Grigoriew (URS)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Jorge Salomão Light welterweight BYE   Miguel Amarista (VEN)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Hélio Crescencio Light middleweight BYE   Michael Reid (IRL)
L 1-4
Did not advance
José Leite Light heavyweight BYE   Rafael Gargiulo (ARG)
L KO-1
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

One male cyclist represented Brazil in 1960.

TrackEdit

1000m time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Anésio Argenton 1000m time trial 1:09.96 6
Men's Sprint
Athlete Event Heats Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Round 2 Repechage 3 Repechage Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Anésio Argenton Sprint   Sterckx (BEL)
L
  Barton (GBR)
W12.3
  Bodnieks (URS)
  Mucino (MEX)
L
Did not advance

DivingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Fernando Ribeiro 3 m springboard 49.27 22 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

Show jumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Round 1 Round 2 Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Total Jump-off Rank
Renyldo Ferreira Marengo Individual 50.00 44 Did not advance Did not finish
Mario Leite Neto Biguaj 29.75 32 Did not advance Did not finish
Oscar da Silva Eldorado 34.00 36 Did not advance Did not finish
Renyldo Ferreira
Mario Leite Neto
Oscar da Silva
See above Team AC DNF Did not advance Did not finish

FootballEdit

First roundEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 5
  Brazil 3 2 0 1 10 6 +4 4
  Great Britain 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 3
  Taiwan 3 0 0 3 3 12 −9 0
Brazil  4–3  Great Britain
Gérson   2'
China   61'72'
Wanderley   64'
Report Brown   32'87'
Lewis   47'

Brazil  5–0  Taiwan
Gérson   13'16'47'
Roberto Dias   73'87'
Report

Italy  3–1  Brazil
Rivera   69'
Rossano   70'86'
Report Didi   4'

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Brazil in 1960.

Men
Athlete Event Riding
(show jumping)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Shooting
(25 m rapid-fire pistol)
Swimming
(300 m freestyle)
Running
(4000 m)
Total points Final rank
Points Points Points Points Points
Justo Botelho Men's 718 724 840 940 1,048 4,270 27
Wenceslau Malta 1,066 586 860 750 919 4,181 32
José Wilson 433 448 800 920 919 3,520 50
Justo Botelho
Wenceslau Malta
José Wilson
Team 2,217 1,724 2,500 2,610 2,886 11,937 13

RowingEdit

Brazil had five male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1960.[2]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Harri Klein
Paulino Leite
Eduardo Endtner
Francisco Todesco
Waldemar Scovino
Coxed four 6:57.48 5 R 7:09.78 4 Did not advance

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Reinaldo Conrad Finn 15 469 3 1168 10 645 1 1645 10 645 18 390 11 604 5176 5
Richter Wolfgang Edgard
Roberto Ferreira Da Rosa
Flying Dutchman 21 270 17 362 20 291 23 231 21 270 DNS 0 DNS 0 1424 26
Jorge Pontual
Cid Nascimento
Star 10 516 13 482 9 562 6 738 8 613 11 475 9 562 3466 9

ShootingEdit

Three shooters represented Brazil in 1960.

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Luiz Martins 50 m rifle, three positions 525 28 Did not advance
50 m rifle, prone 387 9 Q 577 33
Ambrosio Rocha 50 m pistol N/A 503 50
25 m rapid fire pistol N/A 556 42
Álvaro dos Santos Filho 50 m pistol N/A 518 43

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Fernando de Abreu 100 metre freestyle 1:00.1 5 Did not advance
Athos de Oliveira 100 metre backstroke 1:07.9 7 Did not advance
Aldo Perseke 200 metre butterfly 2:50.8 6 Did not advance
Manuel dos Santos Filho 100 metre freestyle 56.3 1 Q 56.3 1 Q 55.4  
Farid Zablith Filho 200 metre breaststroke 2:48.6 5 Did not advance
Athos de Oliveira
Farid Zablith Filho
Aldo Perseke
Fernando de Abreu
4 × 100 metre medley relay 4:30.1 6 Did not advance

Water poloEdit

First roundEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Soviet Union 3 3 0 0 20 10 +10 6
  United Team of Germany (EUA) 3 2 0 1 15 9 +6 4
  Argentina 3 0 1 2 7 14 −7 1
  Brazil 3 0 1 2 7 16 −9 1
Brazil  2–2  Argentina
(1:0)

Brazil  3–6  United Team of Germany (EUA)
(1:3)

Soviet Union  8–2  Brazil
(5:1)

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Military Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Bruno Barabani 90 kg 120.0 15 117.5 14 152.5 14 390.0 15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Brazil Rowing at the 1960 Roma Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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