Afrânio da Costa

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Afrânio da Costa
Personal information
Born(1892-03-14)14 March 1892
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died26 June 1979(1979-06-26) (aged 87)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SportSports shooting

Afrânio Antônio da Costa (14 March 1892 – 26 June 1979) was a Brazilian sport shooter who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics. He was born and died in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

In 1920 he won the silver medal in the 50 metre free pistol event and the bronze medal with the Brazilian team in the team 50 metre free pistol competition. He was also part of the Brazilian team which finished fourth in the Shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Men's 30 metre team military pistol|team 30 metre military pistol event.


  1. ^ "Afrânio da Costa". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 December 2014.