Marcelo Ferreira

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For the Brazilian and naturalized Honduran footballer, see Marcelo Ferreira (footballer).
Marcelo Ferreira
Medalha de ouro 2006 3.jpg
Marcelo Ferreira, 2006
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Bastos Ferreria
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1965-09-26) 26 September 1965 (age 48)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 104 kg (229 lb)
Sport
Sport Sailing
Class(es) Star

Marcelo Ferreira (born September 26, 1965) is a Brazilian sailor and Olympic champion. He received a gold medal in the Star Class at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta with Torben Grael.[1] He received a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney,[2] and won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[3]

Ferreira is World champion from 1990 and 1997, and seven times Brazilian champion (1989, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003).

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – SailingdatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 4, 2008)
  2. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – SailingdatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 4, 2008)
  3. ^ 2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – SailingdatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on February 4, 2008)