Brazil at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil (1968–1992).svg
IOC codeBRA
NOCBrazilian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cob.org.br (in Portuguese)
in Seoul
Competitors160 (127 men, 33 women) in 21 sports
Flag bearer Walter Carmona
Medals
Ranked 24th
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 160 competitors, 127 men and 33 women, took part in 106 events in 21 sports. Brazilians conquered 6 medals in Seoul, but only one gold medal.

Aurelio Miguel Fernandez became the first Brazilian judoka to win a gold medal. He defeated Marc Meiling from West Germany in men's 95 kg category.

The previous Olympic champion runner Joaquim Cruz won the silver medal in men's 800 metres.

Men's Brazil Olympic football team was silver medalist leaded by Romário and Bebeto. They lost the final by 2 - 1 at extra time against Soviet Union

Robson da Silva was the first Brazilian sprinter to win an Olympic medal, a bronze in the men's 200 metres.

The other two bronze medals were obtained in Sailing. Together with Nelson Falcão, Torben Grael won the medal at Star class. It was Torben Grael's second olympic medal. Torben's brother Lars Grael and Clinio Freitas obtained the bronze at Tornado class.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Archery[edit]

In its third Olympic archery competition, Brazil sent two men.

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Total score
Score Seed Score Seed Score Seed
Jorge Azevedo Individual 1191 62 Did not advance
Renato Emilio 1225 43 Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
José Luíz Barbosa 800 m 1:46.32 2 Q 1:46.20 3 Q 1:44.99 3 Q 1:46.39 6
1500 m 3:44.46 33 Did not advance
Jailto Bonfim 100 m 10.75 5 Did not advance
Joaquim Cruz 800 m 1:47.16 1 Q 1:46.10 1 Q 1:44.75 2 Q 1:43.90 Silver
1500 m 3:40.92 3 q N/A DNS Did not advance
Adauto Domingues 3000 m steeplechase 8:32.77 5 Q N/A 8:35.05 11 Did not advance
Agberto Guimarães 800 m 1:48.49 5 Did not advance
Sérgio de Menezes 400 m DNF Did not advance
Marcelo Palma 20 km walk N/A 1:31:42 45
Ivo Rodrigues Marathon N/A 2:26:27 56
Diamantino dos Santos N/A 2:25:13 48
Arnaldo da Silva 100 m 10.44 2 Q 10.25 2 Q 10.32 5 Did not advance
Robson da Silva 100 m 10.37 1 Q 10.24 2 Q 10.24 4 Q 10.11 5
200 m 21.12 1 Q 20.41 1 Q 20.28 2 Q 20.04 Bronze
Gerson de Souza 400 m 45.90 1 Q Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Abcélvio Rodrigues Triple jump 15.13 35 Did not advance
Jorge da Silva 15.95 22 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Angélica de Almeida Marathon N/A 2:43:40 44
Maria Magnólia Figueiredo 200 m 23.71 2 Q 23.67 6 Did not advance
400 m 51.74 1 Q 51.32 5 Did not advance
Soraya Telles 800 m 2:02.48 3 Q N/A 2:01.86 6 Did not advance
Tânia Miranda
Suzete Montalvão
Soraya Telles
Maria Magnólia Figueiredo
4 x 400 m 3:36.81 4 Did not advance
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Conceição Geremias Result 14.23 1.71 12.95 25.50 5.50 39.64 2:24.02 5508 22
Points 946 867 724 841 700 660 770

Basketball[edit]

Summary
Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Brazil men's Men's tournament  Canada
W 125–109
 China
W 130–108
 United States
L 87–102
 Egypt
W 138–85
 Spain
L 110–118
3 Q  Soviet Union
L 105–110
 Puerto Rico
W 104–86
(Class. 5–8)
 Canada
W 106–90
(Class. 5/6)
5

Men's tournament[edit]

Team roster

The following is the Brazil roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 1988 Summer Olympics.[2]

Brazil men's national basketball team – 1988 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
4 Paulinho Villas Boas 25 – (1963-01-26)26 January 1963 2.17 m (7 ft 1 in)
PG 5 Guerrinha 29 – (1959-06-21)21 June 1959 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
6 Gerson Victalino 29 – (1959-09-17)17 September 1959 2.33 m (7 ft 8 in)
SF 7 João Vianna 24 – (1963-11-15)15 November 1963 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
C 8 Rolando Ferreira 24 – (1964-05-24)24 May 1964
9 Ricardo Cardoso Guimarães 18 – (1969-10-04)4 October 1969 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
10 Maury Ponikwar de Souza 26 – (1962-09-02)2 September 1962 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
11 Marcel de Souza 31 – (1956-12-04)4 December 1956 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)
12 Luiz de Azevedo 23 – (1964-10-08)8 October 1964 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
C 13 Giant Silva 25 – (1963-07-21)21 July 1963 2.17 m (7 ft 1 in)
G/F 14 Oscar Schmidt 30 – (1958-02-16)16 February 1958 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) JuveCaserta Basket Italy
15 Israel Andrade 28 – (1960-01-17)17 January 1960 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 17 September 1988
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  United States 5 5 0 485 302 +183 10 Quarter-finals
2  Spain 5 4 1 484 435 +49 9
3  Brazil 5 3 2 590 522 +68 8
4  Canada 5 2 3 479 455 +24 7
5  China 5 1 4 433 527 −94 6
6  Egypt 5 0 5 338 568 −230 5
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points average among tied; 4) Points average.


17 September 1988
Brazil  125–109  Canada
Scoring by half: 56–45, 69–64
20 September 1988
Brazil  130–108  China
Scoring by half: 72–61, 58–47
21 September 1988
Brazil  87–102  United States
Scoring by half: 55–63, 32–39
23 September 1988
Brazil  138–85  Egypt
Scoring by half: 66–38, 72–47
24 September 1988
Brazil  110–118  Spain
Scoring by half: 57–61, 53–57
Quarterfinals
26 September 1988
19:30
Soviet Union  110–105  Brazil
Scoring by half: 53–58, 57–47
Pts: Kurtinaitis 24
Rebs: Sabonis 9
Asts: Sabonis, Tarakanov, Volkov 2
Pts: Schmidt 46
Rebs: Israel 11
Asts: Maury 5
Classification round 5–8
28 September 1988
9:45
Brazil  104–86  Puerto Rico
Scoring by half: 51–39, 53–47
Pts: Schmidt 46
Rebs: Schmidt 9
Asts: Guerrinha 7
Pts: E. de León 19
Rebs: E. de León 10
Asts: Cruz 2
Classification round 5/6
30 September 1988
09:45
Brazil  106–90  Canada
Scoring by half: 43–39, 63–51
Pts: Schmidt 41
Rebs: Pipoka 17
Asts: Villas Boas, Schmidt 2
Pts: Triano 29
Rebs: Hatch 10
Asts: Yearwood 3

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
Joilson Santana Bantamweight  Phetsmone Sonnavanh (LAO)
W 5-0
 Slimane Zengli (ALG)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Wanderley Oliveira Welterweight  Dimus Chisala (ZAM)
L RSC-2
Did not advance
Peter Silva Light middleweight  Charles Mahlalela (SWZ)
W 5-0
 Rey Rivera (PUR)
L KO-1
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Eight cyclists, all men, represented Brazil in 1988.

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Cássio Freitas Men's road race 4:32:56 20
Wanderley Magalhães Azevedo 4:32:56 63
Marcos Mazzaron 4:32:56 66
Wanderley Magalhães Azevedo
César Daneliczen
Cássio Freitas
Marcos Mazzaron
Team time trial 2:07:11.7 18

Track[edit]

1000m time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Clóvis Anderson 1000m time trial 1:06.282 10
Points race
Athlete Event Semifinal Final
Points Laps behind Rank Points Laps behind Rank
Fernando Louro Points race 10 1 12 Q 0 3 24
Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Antônio Silvestre Individual pursuit 5:02.07 20 Did not advance
Clóvis Anderson
Paulo Jamur
Fernando Louro
Antônio Silvestre
Men's team pursuit 4:38.21 19 Did not advance

Diving[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Points Rank Total Rank
Angela Ribeiro 3 m springboard 396.51 19 Did not advance

Equestrianism[edit]

Show jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Total Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Total Rank
Andrae Johannpeter Heartbreaker Individual 29.00 46 39.00 36 68.00 Q 38 9.50 25 Did not advance
Christina Johannpeter Societao 6.00 67 AC DNF AC DNF Did not advance
Paulo Stewart Platon 27.50 47 AC DNF AC DNF Did not advance
Vitor Teixeira Going 46.00 29 67.50 7 113.50 Q 16 8.75 24 Did not advance
Andrae Johannpeter
Christina Johannpeter
Paulo Stewart
Vitor Teixeira
See above Team N/A 40.00 10 Q 35.00 9 75.00 8

Fencing[edit]

Four fencers, all men, represented Brazil in 1988.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre

Football[edit]

Men's team[edit]

Preliminary Round (Group D)[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 6
 Australia 3 2 0 1 2 3 −1 4
 Yugoslavia 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 2
 Nigeria 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7 0
Brazil 4–0 Nigeria

Australia 0–3 Brazil

Brazil 2–1 Yugoslavia

Quarter-finals[edit]

Brazil 1–0 Argentina
Attendance: 21,800

Semi-finals[edit]

Brazil 1–1 (a.e.t.) West Germany
Penalties
3–2
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Keith Hackett

Gold medal match[edit]

Soviet Union 2–1 (a.e.t.) Brazil
Dobrovolski Goal 61' (pen.)
Savichev Goal 103'
Romário Goal 30'
Attendance: 74,000
Referee: Gérard Biguet (FRA)

Team Roster[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Denis Marinho Single sculls 7:48.33 5 R 7:22.84 3 N/A 7:22.84 18
Ronaldo de Carvalho
Ricardo de Carvalho
Coxless pair 6:45.20 5 R 7:01.00 3 FB 6:54.89 6 7:28.30 10
Angelo Roso Neto
Flávio de Melo
Nilton Alonaso
Coxed pairs 7:27.68 5 R NT 4 N/A NT 13
Marcos Arantes
Fernando Fantoni
Oswaldo Kuster Neto
Waldemar Trombetta
Coxless four 6:29.61 6 R NT 5 N/A NT 14

Sailing[edit]

Men
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
George Rebello Division II 13 19.0 23 29.0 23 29.0 9 15.0 13 19.0 13 19.0 17 23.0 124.0 16
Jorge Zarif Neto Finn 19 25.0 17 23.0 18 24.0 16 22.0 YMP 21.0 11 17.0 13 19.0 126.0 19
Carlos Wanderley
Bernardo Arndt
470 7 13.0 9 15.0 DSQ 36.0 19 25.0 6 11.7 13 19.0 1 0.0 83.7 10
Women
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
Cinthia Knoth
M Pellicano
470 12 18.0 RET 28.0 16 22.0 14 20.0 RET 28.0 12 18.0 12 18.0 124.0 16
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
Alan Adler
Marcos Tenke
Flying Dutchman 4 8.0 3 5.7 6 11.7 13 19.0 DSQ 29.0 9 15.0 11 17.0 76.4 7
Lars Grael
Clinio Freitas
Tornado 8 14.0 1 0.0 6 11.7 3 5.7 3 5.7 8 14.0 2 3.0 40.1 Bronze
Torben Grael
Nelson Falcao
Star 1 0.0 7 13.0 2 3.0 11 17.0 2 3.0 RET 28.0 8 14.0 50.0 Silver
Jose Paulo Dias
Jose Augusto Dias
Christoph Bergman
Soling 3 5.7 6 11.7 DSQ 27.0 5 10.0 11 17.0 9 15.0 4 8.0 67.4 5

Shooting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Delival Nobre 25 m rapid fire pistol 586 24
Women
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Maria Amaral 25 m pistol 579 22
10 m air pistol 369 31
Tania Fassoni 25 m pistol 569 32
10 m air pistol 372 27
Open
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Rodrigo Bastos Trap 137 40 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Final B Final A
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
David Castro 400 metre freestyle 4:02.48 33 Did not advance
1500 metre freestyle 15:57.89 32 Did not advance
Jorge Fernandes 50 metre freestyle 24.40 37 Did not advance
100 metre freestyle 52.23 33 Did not advance
Júlio Lópes 100 metre freestyle 1:53.16 30 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 2:09.62 26 Did not advance
Cristiano Michelena 200 metre freestyle 1:52.34 23 Did not advance
400 metre freestyle 3:57.79 23 Did not advance
1500 metre freestyle 15:50.50 26 Did not advance
José Moreira 50 metre freestyle 24.26 33 Did not advance
Emanuel Nascimento 100 metre freestyle 52.41 37 Did not advance
Eduardo de Poli 100 metre butterfly 56.37 26 Did not advance
200 metre butterfly 2:06.15 34 Did not advance
Renato Ramalho 200 m individual medley 2:10.32 29 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:31.95 24 Did not advance
Wladimir Ribeiro 100 metre butterfly 57.25 32 Did not advance
200 metre butterfly 2:09.40 36 Did not advance
100 metre backstroke 59.76 38 Did not advance
200 metre backstroke 2:11.48 33 Did not advance
Rogério Romero 100 metre backstroke 57.91 20 Did not advance
200 metre backstroke 2:02.26 8 Q Did not advance 2:02.28 8
Cícero Tortelli 100 metre breaststroke 1:05.50 37 Did not advance
200 metre breaststroke 2:28.82 44 Did not advance
Jorge Fernandes
Cristiano Michelena
Emanuel Nascimento
Júlio Lópes
4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 3:28.17 12 Did not advance
Jorge Fernandes
Cristiano Michelena
Emanuel Nascimento
Júlio Lópes
4 × 200 metre freestyle relay 7:32.11 10 Did not advance
Rogério Romero
Cícero Tortelli
Eduardo de Poli
Emanuel Nascimento
4 × 100 metre medley relay 3:53.21 18 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Final B Final A
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Patrícia Amorim 200 metre freestyle 2:04.74 25 Did not advance
400 metre freestyle 4:19.64 24 Did not advance
800 metre freestyle 8:51.95 21 Did not advance
Adriana Pereira 50 metre freestyle 26.56 17 Did not advance
100 metre freestyle 58.53 34 Did not advance
Mônica Rezende 50 metre freestyle 27.44 31 Did not advance
Isabelle Vieira 100 metre freestyle 59.15 37 Did not advance
Adriana Pereira
Mônica Rezende
Patrícia Amorim
Isabelle Vieira
4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 3:56.29 11 Did not advance

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Three synchronized swimmers represented Brazil in 1988.

Women
Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Technical Free Total Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Paula Carvalho Solo 82.517 83.80 166.317 15 Did not advance
Érika MacDavid
Eva Riera
Duet 83.425 87.60 171.025 12 Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Group Stage Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Claudio Kano Men's singles 6 Did not advance
Carlos Kawai 7 Did not advance
Claudio Kano
Carlos Kawai
Men's doubles 5 Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Luiz Mattar Men's singles  Masur (AUS)
L 4-6, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 4-6
Did not advance
Luiz Mattar
Ricardo Acioly
Men's doubles N/A  Matsuoka /
Tsuchihashi (JPN)
W 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2
 Forget /
Leconte (FRA)
L 6-4, 5-7, 4-6, 1-6
Did not advance
Gisele Miró Women's singles  Kelesi (CAN)
L 7–5, 7-5
 Maleeva (BUL)
L 5-7, 1-6
Did not advance

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Soviet Union 9 4 1 14 4 3.500 248 190 1.305
2  Brazil 9 4 1 14 7 2.000 296 225 1.316
3  Sweden 7 2 3 9 11 0.818 220 262 0.840
4  Bulgaria 7 2 3 7 9 0.778 190 194 0.979
5  Italy 7 2 3 7 11 0.636 203 222 0.914
6  South Korea 6 1 4 5 14 0.357 200 264 0.758
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
17 Sep Sweden  3–2  South Korea 10–15 5–15 15–12 17–15 15–4 62–61
18 Sep Brazil  3–0  Italy 15–7 15–4 17–15     47–26
18 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  Bulgaria 15–7 15–9 15–8     45–24
19 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  Sweden 15–8 15–7 16–14     46–29
19 Sep Bulgaria  3–0  Italy 15–7 15–8 15–6     45–21
19 Sep South Korea  3–2  Brazil 19–17 15–8 6–15 11–15 15–12 66–67
22 Sep Brazil  3–1  Bulgaria 13–15 15–6 15–12 15–12   58–45
22 Sep Italy  3–2  Sweden 9–15 15–6 12–15 15–12 15–3 66–51
22 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  South Korea 15–6 15–7 15–13     45–26
24 Sep Brazil  3–1  Sweden 15–6 13–15 15–0 15–12   58–33
24 Sep Bulgaria  3–0  South Korea 15–7 15–10 15–8     45–25
24 Sep Soviet Union  3–1  Italy 15–9 15–9 12–15 15–12   57–45
26 Sep Italy  3–0  South Korea 15–10 15–7 15–5     45–22
26 Sep Brazil  3–2  Soviet Union 12–15 9–15 15–8 15–11 15–6 66–55
26 Sep Sweden  3–0  Bulgaria 15–11 15–12 15–8     45–31

Semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Sep Brazil  0–3  United States 3–15 5–15 11–15     19–45

Bronze medal match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Oct Argentina  3–2  Brazil 15–10 15–17 15–8 12–15 15–9 72–59

Team Roster[edit]

Women's Team Competition[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Group B[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Peru (A) 6 3 0 9 4 2.250 177 142 1.246
2  China (A) 5 2 1 8 4 2.000 161 132 1.220
3  United States (a) 4 1 2 5 8 0.625 140 167 0.838
4  Brazil (a) 3 0 3 3 9 0.333 126 163 0.773
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
20 Sep China  3–0  United States 15–9 15–5 15–7     45–21 Report
20 Sep Peru  3–0  Brazil 15–11 15–11 15–3     45–25 Report
23 Sep Brazil  2–3  United States 16–14 5–15 13–15 15–12 7–15 56–71 Report
23 Sep China  2–3  Peru 15–13 13–15 15–7 12–15 14–16 69–66 Report
25 Sep China  3–1  Brazil 2–15 15–7 15–12 15–11   47–45 Report
25 Sep Peru  3–2  United States 12–15 9–15 15–4 15–5 15–9 66–48 Report

5th–8th place semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Sep South Korea  2–3  Brazil 6–15 17–15 15–8 4–15 15–17 57–70 Report

5th place match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep Brazil  1–3  East Germany 9–15 4–15 15–11 11–15   39–56 Report

Team Roster[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Edwaldo Santos 67.5 kg 120.0 17 140.0 17 260.0 17
Emilson Dantas 90 kg 135.0 19 165.0 21 300.0 21

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  2. ^ "1988 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men". FIBA. Retrieved 31 July 2018.