Brazil at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg
IOC codeBRA
NOCBrazilian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cob.org.br (in Portuguese)
in Munich
Competitors81 (78 men and 3 women) in 13 sports
Flag bearer Luiz Cláudio Menon
Medals
Ranked 41st
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 81 competitors, 78 men and 3 women, took part in 44 events in 13 sports. Brazil obtained two bronze medals in 1972. Japanese Brazilian judoka Chiaki Ishii won Brazil's first Olympic medal in judo. Triple jumper Nelson Prudêncio won his second medal in men's triple jump [1]

Medalists[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Luiz Gonzaga da Silva 100 m 10.63 5 Did not advance
200 m 21.81 5 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Nelson Prudêncio Triple jump 16.42 7 Q 17.05 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Basketball[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

The top two teams from each group advance to the semifinals, while the remaining teams compete for 5th through 16th places in separate brackets.

Qualified for the semifinals
Team W L PF PA PD Pts 1st Tie
 United States 7 0 542 312 +230 14
 Cuba 6 1 560 445 +115 13
 Brazil 4 3 561 490 +71 11 1W–0L
 Czechoslovakia 4 3 493 489 +4 11 0W–1L
 Spain 3 4 486 500 −14 10 1W–0L
 Australia 3 4 523 524 −1 10 0W–1L
 Japan 1 6 442 643 −201 8
 Egypt 0 7 440 644 −204 7
August 27
14:30
Japan  55–110  Brazil
August 28
9:00
Brazil  110–84  Egypt
August 29
9:00
Brazil  72–69  Spain
August 30
21:30
Brazil  54–61  United States
September 1
21:30
Czechoslovakia  82–83  Brazil
September 2
9:00
Australia  75–69  Brazil
September 3
21:30
Cuba  64–63  Brazil

Classification brackets[edit]

September 7
21:30
Puerto Rico  87–83  Brazil
September 7
21:30
Brazil  87–69  Czechoslovakia

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Deusdete Vasconcelos Bantamweight BYE  Kim Jong-Ik (PRK)
L 1-4
Did not advance
Waldemar de Oliveira Light heavyweight BYE  Nghivav Mehtab Singh (IND)
W 5-0
 Isaac Ikhouria (NGR)
L 0-5
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Two cyclists represented Brazil in 1972.

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Luiz Carlos Flores Road race DNF
Miguel Silva Júnior DNF

Equestrian[edit]

Dressage[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Sylvio de Rezende Othelo Individual 1431 25 Did not advance

Show jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Round 1 Round 2 Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Total Jump-off Rank
Antônio Simões Individual Bon Soir 16.00 31 Did not advance
Nelson Pessoa Filho Nagir 21.00 39 Did not advance

Football[edit]

First round[edit]

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 5
 Denmark 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 4
 Iran 3 1 0 2 1 9 −8 2
 Brazil 3 0 1 2 4 6 −2 1
Denmark 3 – 2 Brazil
Simonsen Goal 28' Goal 83'
Røntved Goal 50'
Report Dirceu Goal 68'
Zé Carlos Goal 69'
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: Pavel Kazakov Soviet Union

Hungary 2 – 2 Brazil
A. Dunai Goal 4'
Juhász Goal 84'
Report Pedrinho Goal 67'
Dirceu Goal 73'
Attendance: 50.000
Referee: William Mullan United Kingdom

Iran 1 – 0 Brazil
Halvai Goal 63' Report
Attendance: 2.200

Judo[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Lhofei Shiozawa −80 kg N/A  Tommy Tegelgård (SWE)
W 1000-0000
 Jean-Paul Coche (FRA)
L 0000-0100
Did not advance 13
Chiaki Ishii −93 kg  Mohamed Dione (SEN)
W 1000-0000
 Juang Jen-Wuh (ROC)
W 1000-0000
 Pavle Bajčetić (YUG)
W 1000-0000
 Paul Barth (FRG)
L 0000-0100
Did not advance  Helmut Howiller (GDR)
W 1000-0000
 David Starbrook (GBR)
W 1000-0000
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Open N/A BYE  Vitali Kuznetsov (URS)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance  Barry Johnson (AUS)
W 1000-0000
 Willem Ruska (NED)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance 7

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Raúl Bagattini
Érico de Souza
Coxless pair 7:42.02 4 R 7:42.63 3 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Open
Athlete Event Race Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Claudio Biekarck Finn 14 20.0 13 19.0 23 29.0 16 22.0 10 16.0 DNF 41.0 3 5.7 105.7 9
Reinaldo Conrad
Burkhard Cordes
Flying Dutchman 12 18.0 3 5.7 19 25.0 9 15.0 9 15.0 2 3.0 3 5.7 62.4 4
Mario Buckup
Peter Ficker
Tempest 19 25.0 3 5.7 7 13.0 7 13.0 16 22.0 5 10.0 5 10.0 73.7 7
Jörg Bruder
Jan Willem Aten
Star 6 11.7 16.0 8 10 14.0 5 10.0 1 0.0 2 3.0 8 14.0 52.7 4
Erik Schmidt
Axel Schmidt
Patrick Mascarenhas
Soling 5 10.0 9 15.0 4 8.0 14 20.0 6 11.7 17 23.0 N/A 64.7 6

Shooting[edit]

Four male shooters represented Brazil in 1972.

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Durval Guimarães 50 m pistol 534 46
Túlio Miraglia Trap 171 46
Marcos José Olsen 191 8
Bertino de Souza 50 m pistol 539 36

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
José Aranha 100 metre freestyle 54.06 3 Q 53.47 5 Did not advance
Rômulo Arantes 100 metre backstroke 1:03.18 4 Did not advance
200 metre backstroke 2:18.15 6 Did not advance
Antônio Azevedo 200 metre medley 2:19.41 4 Did not advance
400 metre medley 4:57.27 6 Did not advance
José Fiolo 100 metre breaststroke 1:06.23 2 Q 1:05.99 2 Q 1:06.24 6
200 metre breaststroke 2:30.21 3 Did not advance
Alfredo Machado 200 metre freestyle 2:00.14 5 Did not advance
400 metre freestyle 4:18.05 5 Did not advance
1500 metre freestyle 17:20.34 6 Did not advance
Ruy de Oliveira 100 metre freestyle 54.26 1 Did not advance
200 metre freestyle 2:00.48 4 Did not advance
Sérgio Waismann 100 metre butterfly 58.37 3 Q 58.07 6 Did not advance
Paulo Zanetti 100 metre freestyle 54.97 4 Did not advance
Ruy de Oliveira
Paulo Zanetti
Paulo Becskehazy
José Aranha
4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 3:35.84 4 Q N/A 3:33.14 4
Alfredo Machado
Ruy de Oliveira
Paulo Zanetti
José Aranha
4 × 200 metre freestyle relay 8:17.91 6 Did not advance
Rômulo Arantes Filho
José Sylvio Fiolo
Sérgio Waismann
José Aranha
4 × 100 metre medley relay 3:58.56 3 Q N/A 3:57.89 5
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lucy Burle 100 metre freestyle 1:03.12 6 Did not advance
200 metre freestyle 2:18.57 6 Did not advance
Maria Isabel Guerra 100 metre butterfly 2:32.60 7 Did not advance
200 metre medley 2:32.95 6 Did not advance
400 metre medley 5:24.43 4 Did not advance
Cristina Teixeira 100 metre breaststroke 1:20.58 7 Did not advance
200 metre breaststroke 2:57.03 DSQ Did not advance

Volleyball[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Pool B[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Japan 10 5 0 15 0 MAX 225 95 2.368
2  East Germany 9 4 1 12 4 3.000 200 162 1.235
3  Romania 7 2 3 8 9 0.889 201 213 0.944
4  Brazil 7 2 3 9 13 0.692 273 280 0.975
5  Cuba 7 2 3 6 13 0.462 212 254 0.835
6  West Germany 5 0 5 4 15 0.267 163 270 0.604
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Aug Brazil  3–2  West Germany 15–7 15–8 17–19 6–15 15–9 68–58
30 Aug East Germany  3–1  Brazil 15–5 7–15 16–14 15–10   53–44
01 Sep Brazil  3–2  Romania 18–16 11–15 15–7 11–15 15–12 70–65
03 Sep Japan  3–0  Brazil 15–7 15–13 15–11     45–31
06 Sep Cuba  3–2  Brazil 16–14 6–15 15–7 7–15 15–9 59–60

5th–8th semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
08 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–0  Brazil 15–8 15–6 15–1     45–15

7th place match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
09 Sep Brazil  0–3  South Korea 16–18 7–15 5–15     28–48

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Military Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Luiz de Almeida 82.5 kg 140.0 15 120.0 17 165.0 15 425.0 15
Thamer Chaim +110 kg 175.0 12 135.0 11 180.0 10 490.0 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 September 2014.

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