Brazil first participated at the Olympic Games in 1920, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1928 Games. Brazil has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 1992, though to this date no Brazilian athlete has won a medal in winter sports.
Brazilian athletes have won a total of 108 medals, with volleyball, sailing and judo as the top medal-producing sports. 2012 was the year with more medals, 17, and 2004 had the most golds with 5. Furthermore, Vanderlei de Lima, the long-distance runner attacked during the marathon in Athens, has been awarded the Pierre de Coubertin medal.
The National Olympic Committee for Brazil is the Brazilian Olympic Committee, and was created in 1914 and recognized in 1935. Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will be the host city of 2016 Summer Olympics. This will be the first time that any country in South America and a lusophonie country will host the games.
- Red border color indicates tournament will be held on home soil.
Medals by Summer Games
Medals by Winter Games
Medals by summer sport
Leading in that sport
Medals by gender
List of medalists
Main article: List of Olympic medalists for Brazil
According to official data of the International Olympic Committee. This is a list of people who have won one or more Olympic gold medals and three or more Olympic medals for Brazil.
Medals won by Brazil between 1896 and 2012.