Brazil at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the Olympic Games

Flag of Brazil
IOC code  BRA
NOC Brazilian Olympic Committee
Website www.cob.org.br (Portuguese)
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Competitors 73 (67 men, 6 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearer Sylvio de Magalhães Padilha
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
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Total
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Brazil competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 73 competitors, 67 men and 6 women, took part in 37 events in 9 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

  • Sílvio Magalhães Padilha (flagbearer, and future COB president): 5th, 400 metre hurdles

Basketball[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Three cyclists, all male, represented Brazil in 1936.

Individual road race

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, five men and one woman, represented Brazil in 1936.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Brazil in 1936.

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

  • 24th, Olympic Monotype

Shooting[edit]

  • José Salvador Trindade: 5th, 50m rifle

Swimming[edit]

  • João Havelange (future FIFA president): 5th, 1500m. male
  • Piedade Coutinho: 5th, 400m. freestyle female; semifinals, 100m. freestyle female
  • Maria Lenk: semifinals, 200m breaststroke female (but garnished some attention with the butterfly swimming).
  • Scylla Venancio
  • Sieglind Lenk: no finals, 100m backstroke female

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-05-19. 

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