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Moysés Blás (alternate spelling: Moses Blass) (born March 24, 1937) is a Brazilian former basketball player.[1][2]

Moysés Blás
Medal record
Men's basketball
Representing  Brazil
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome Team

Blass is Jewish, and was born in Minas Gerais, Brazil.[1][2][3][4][5] He is 5' 11".[2] He played basketball for Brazil in the 1960 Olympics in Rome, and won a bronze medal, as Brazil finished behind the United States and the Soviet Union.[1][2][4]


  1. ^ a b c Taylor, Paul (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics – With a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medalists. Sussex Academic Press. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d "Moysés Blás Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  3. ^ Bob Wechsler (2008). Day by day in Jewish sports history. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  4. ^ a b "Blass, Moses". September 9, 1960. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  5. ^ "Olympic Games". Retrieved October 17, 2011.

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