Bruno Prada

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Bruno Prada
Medal record
Representing  Brazil
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Star
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Star
Pan American Games
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Winnipeg Men's Finn

Bruno Prada (born 31 July 1971 in São Paulo)[1] is a Brazilian sailor.

After sailing Optimists until the age of 14, he moved to the Laser class, where he was Brazilian and South American Junior champion, and the Snipe class, where he achieved a second place at the Brazilian Junior Nationals, and was 11th at the Junior Worlds.[2]

In 1989, he changed to the Finn class, becoming Brazilian national champion in 1993, 1997 and 1998, and winning a bronze medal at the 1999 Pan American Games.

In June 2006, he and Brazilian Robert Scheidt won the silver medal in the two-person racing keelboat Star Class at the 2006 Kiel Week in Germany, behind American Mark Mendelblatt and crewman Mark Strube.[3] In August 2006, he and Scheidt won a silver medal at the Star European Championship against 93 boats in Neustadt, Germany, again behind Mendelblatt and Strube.[4][5][6]

He won a silver medal in the Star class with Robert Scheidt at the 2008 Summer Olympics and a bronze in the same category with the same partner at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[7]

He won the Star World Championships four times, in 2007, 2011 and 2012 with Robert Scheidt, and in 2016 with Augie Diaz; was second in 2006 and third in 2008 and 2014.


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  2. ^ "Junior Worlds" (PDF). Snipe Bulletin. January 1989. Retrieved April 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ Marni Lane (August 14, 2006). "US Sailing's Mendelblatt & Strubb win gold medal at Star European Championship". Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  4. ^ Andreas Kling (August 13, 2006). "Germany. Rolex Baltic Week: No wind, no racing, championship decided after much controversy". Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  5. ^ Hirshfield, Adam (August 15, 2006). "Dalhausser and Rogers spike their way to U.S. Athlete of the Week honors". USA Today. Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  6. ^ Dave Ellis (August 23, 2006). "Area sailors snare more hardware". The St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved July 8, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Men's Star Keelboat". IOC. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 

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