Brazil at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil.svg
IOC code BRA
NOC Brazilian Olympic Committee
Website www.cob.org.br (in Portuguese)
in Atlanta
Competitors 225 (159 men, 66 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Joaquim Cruz
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
9
Total
15
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 225 athletes - 159 men, 66 women - competed in 18 sports. The country set a record with both 15 medals - only matched in 2008 - and 3 golds - surpassed in 2004 with five. The games were also the first in which Brazilian women won medals with the all-Brazilian beach volleyball final between Sandra Pires and Jackie Silva (who won gold) and Mônica Rodrigues and Adriana Samuel.

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Results by event

Athletics

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

Men's 400m Hurdles

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's Long Jump

Men's Marathon

Women's 800 metres

Women's Marathon

Women's Triple Jump

Women's Shot Put

Boxing

Men's Featherweight (57 kg)

Men's Lightweight (60 kg)

Men's Light Welterweight (63,5 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (71 kg)

  • Jorge Silva
    1. First Round — Lost to Rival Cadeau (Seychelles), 7-22

Men's Middleweight (75 kg)

Men's Light Heavyweight (81 kg)

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Time Trial

Mountain Bike

Men's Cross Country

Shooting

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Jean Labatut Trap 119 20


Swimming

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Fernando Scherer
    1. Heat – 22.68
    2. Swim-off – 22.71
    3. Final – 22.29 (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Gustavo Borges
    1. Heat – 22.86
    2. B-Final – 22.92 (→ 13th place)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Gustavo Borges
    1. Heat – 1:49.00
    2. Final – 1:48.08 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Heat – 3:56.43 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Luiz Lima
    1. Heat – 15:24.16 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay


Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Gabrielle Rose
    1. Heat – 1:01.22
    2. B-Final – 1:01.39 (→ 14th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Tennis

Men's Singles Competition

Volleyball

Men's Indoor Team Competition

Men's Beach Competition

Women's Indoor Team Competition

See also

References

  • (in Portuguese) Official website of the Brazilian Olympic Committee
  • (in English) sports-reference


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