Brazil at the 2017 Summer Deaflympics

Brazil competed in the 2017 Summer Deaflympics which was held in Samsun, Turkey. Brazil sent a delegation consisting of 101 participants for the event.[1] This was the 9th consecutive time that Brazil was eligible to participate at the Summer Deaflympics since making its debut in 1985.

Brazil at the
2017 Deaflympics
Flag of Brazil.svg
IOC codeBRA
NOCBrazil Deaf Sports Federation
Websitewww.cbds.org.br
in Samsun
Competitors101
Medals
Ranked 28th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
4
Total
5

Brazil managed to receive 5 medals in the event including one gold and 4 bronze medals.[2]

FootballEdit

Brazil Men's deaf football team competed in the Football tournament as a part of the 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Group D along with Great Britain, Russia and South Korea. The men's national team was eliminated from the group stage after losing all the group matches. The women's national deaf football team managed to secure a bronze medal in the football competition beating Great Britain in the 3rd place playoff.[3][4]

MedalistsEdit

Name Medal Sport Event
Guilherme Maia Kabbach   Gold Swimming Men's 200m freestyle
Guilherme Maia Kabbach   Bronze Swimming Men's 100m freestyle
Heron Rodrigues Silva   Bronze Karate Men's 84kg
Alexandre Soares Fernandes   Bronze Judo Men's 90kg
Brazil   Bronze Football women's football

Medal tableEdit

Sport   Gold   Silver   Bronze Total
Swimming 1 0 1 2
Karate 0 0 1 1
Judo 0 0 1 1
Football 0 0 1 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazil | 2017 Summer Deaflympics". www.deaflympics.com. Archived from the original on 2017-11-13. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  2. ^ "Countries | Deaflympics". www.deaflympics.com. Archived from the original on 2017-11-13. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  3. ^ "Women's football | 2017 Summer Deaflympics". www.deaflympics.com. Archived from the original on 2017-11-13. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  4. ^ "Deaflympics 2017 Samsun". deaflympics2017.org (in Turkish). Retrieved 2017-11-13.

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