Brazil at the 1996 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 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 225 (159 men, 66 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Joaquim Cruz
Medals
Rank: 25
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
9
Total
15
Olympic history (summary)
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Brazil competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 225 athletes - 159 men, 66 women - competed in 18 sports. The country set a record with both 15 medals - only matched in 2008 - and 3 golds - surpassed in 2004 with five. The games were also the first in which Brazilian women won medals with the all-Brazilian beach volleyball final between Sandra Pires and Jackie Silva (who won gold) and Mônica Rodrigues and Adriana Samuel.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 4x400m Relay

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Everson Teixeira
    • Heat — 48.52s
    • Semi Final — 48.28s
    • Final — 48.57s (→ 7th place)
  • Eronilde de Araujo
    • Heat — 48.52s
    • Semi Final — 48.45s
    • Final — 48.78s (→ 8th place)

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's Long Jump

Men's Marathon

Women's 800 metres

Women's Marathon

Women's Triple Jump

Women's Shot Put

Boxing[edit]

Men's Featherweight (57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (71 kg)

  • Jorge Silva
    1. First Round — Lost to Rival Cadeau (Seychelles), 7-22

Men's Middleweight (75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Men's Individual Time Trial

Mountain Bike[edit]

Men's Cross Country

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Fernando Scherer
    1. Heat – 22.68
    2. Swim-off – 22.71
    3. Final – 22.29 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Gustavo Borges
    1. Heat – 1:49.00
    2. Final – 1:48.08 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Heat – 3:56.43 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Heat – 15:24.16 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay


Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Gabrielle Rose
    1. Heat – 1:01.22
    2. B-Final – 1:01.39 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Indoor Team Competition[edit]

Men's Beach Competition[edit]

Women's Indoor Team Competition[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]