Nelson Rubens Chelle Naddeo (May 18, 1931 – December 17, 2001[1]) was a basketball player from Uruguay, who won the bronze medal with the men's national team at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.[2][3] Four years later he once again competed in the Olympics for his native country.[2]

Nelson Chelle
Personal information
BornMay 18, 1931
Paysandú, Uruguay
DiedDecember 17, 2001
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing  Uruguay
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne Team Competition


  1. ^ "Falleció Nelson Chelle" (in Spanish). December 18, 2001. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Nelson Chelle". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved September 10, 2012.
  3. ^ databaseOlympics Archived 2007-02-23 at the Wayback Machine