Brazil at the 1984 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 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 147 (126 men and 21 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Eduardo Souza Ramos
Medals
Rank: 19
Gold
1
Silver
5
Bronze
2
Total
8
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Brazil competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 147 competitors, 126 men and 21 women, took part in 82 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In its second Olympic archery competition, Brazil sent only one man. Veteran Renato Emilio fell drastically in the ranking despite having improved upon his score from 1980 by 99 points.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400 metres

  • Gerson Souza
    • Heat — 47.02
    • Quarterfinals — 46.65 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's Pole Vault

  • Tom Hintnaus
    • Qualifying Round — 5.35m
    • Final — no mark (→ no ranking)


Women's 100 metres

Women's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

Women's Heptathlon


Joaquim Cruz won the gold medal at the 800 meters for men.

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Lost to Australia (72-76)
    • Defeated Egypt (91-82)
    • Lost to Italy (78-89)
    • Lost to Yugoslavia (85-98)
    • Lost to West-Germany (75-78)
  • Classification Matches
    • 9th/12th place: Defeated France (100-86)
    • 9th/10th place: Defeated PR China (86-76) → 9th place

Cycling[edit]

Seven cyclists represented Brazil in 1984.

Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Points race

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Football[edit]

Brazil won the silver medal for men's football, their first ever. Even though Brazil has won more Soccer World Cups than any other country, they have never won a football gold medal at any olympics.

The Brazilian team was entirely made by players of Sport Club Internacional, of Porto Alegre. Amongst them, was 1994 World Cup captain, Dunga.

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

A traditional sport in Brazil, Judo has warranted three medals, for Brazilian men. Two bronze medals, and a silver medal.

Judo[edit]

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Cyro Delgado
    • Heat — 51.74 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Cyro Delgado
    • Heat — 1:53.22 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Marcelo Jucá
    • Heat — 3:57.43
    • B-Final — 3:58.23 (→ 15th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Marcelo Jucá
    • Heat — 15:43.80 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Ricardo Prado
    • Heat — 2:04.46
    • Final — 2:03.05 (→ 4th place)
  • Djan Madruga
    • Heat — 2:05.23
    • B-Final — 2:05.33 (→ 12th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Luiz Carvalho
    • Heat — 1:05.96 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Butterfly

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Ricardo Prado
    • Heat — 2:07.16 (→ scratched B-final, 17th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Ricardo Prado
    • Heat — 4:23.31
    • Final — 4:18.45 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Defeated Argentina (3-1)
    • Defeated Tunisia (3-0)
    • Lost to South Korea (1-3)
    • Defeated United States (3-0)
  • Semi Finals
    • Defeated Italy (3-1)
  • Final
    • Lost to United States (1-3) → Med 2.png Silver Medal

Women's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Pool B)
    • Brazil — China 0-3 (13-15, 10-15, 11-15)
    • Brazil — United States 2-3 (15-12, 15-10, 5-15, 5-15, 12-15)
    • Brazil — West Germany 0-3 (9-15, 14-16, 11-15)
  • Classification Match
    • 5th-8th place: Brazil — South Korea 1-3 (15-13, 13-15, 9-15, 10-15)
    • 7th-8th place: Brazil — Canada 3-0 (15-9, 15-3, 15-8)
    • Seventh place

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Lost to Spain (12-19)
    • Lost to United States (4-10)
    • Drew with Greece (9-9)
  • Final Round (Group E)
    • Lost to Italy (4-13)
    • Drew with Canada (10-10)
    • Lost to China (9-11)
    • Lost to Japan (8-9) → 12th place

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1984 Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 May 2015.