Luís Mena e Silva

Luís Falcão de Mena e Silva (24 January 1902 – 3 August 1963) was a Portuguese horse rider. He competed in show jumping at the 1936 Summer Olympics and in dressage at the 1948 and 1960 Games. In 1936 he and his horse Fossette won a team bronze medal, after finishing 21st individually. In 1948 he won another team bronze medal with his horse Fascinante, and placed twelfth in the individual competition.[1]

Luís Mena e Silva
Luís Mena e Silva.jpg
Personal information
Born24 January 1902
Abrantes, Portugal
Died3 August 1963 (aged 61)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
SportEquestrianism
Event(s)Show jumping, dressage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luís Silva. sports-reference.com