Brazil at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg
IOC code BRA
NOC Brazilian Olympic Committee
Website www.cob.org.br  (in Portuguese)
in Helsinki
Competitors97 (92 men and 5 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Mario Jorge da Fonseca Hermes
Medals
Ranked 24th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 97 competitors, 92 men and 5 women, took part in 51 events in 14 sports. [1] Brazil won three medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics. Brazil won its first gold medal since its debut at the 1920 Summer Olympics. Adhemar Ferreira da Silva won the men's triple jump. Together with the bronze medal won by José Telles da Conceição in men's high jump; those were the first medals won by Brazilians at Athletics in the Olympic Games. Tetsuo Okamoto became the first Brazilian swimmer to win an Olympic medal, the bronze at the men's 1500 metre freestyle.

Contents

Medalists

Athletics

Men
Track & road events
AthleteEventHeatQuarterfinalSemifinalFinal
ResultRankResultRankResultRankResultRank
Wilson Carneiro 400 m hurdles 56.02 Q59.46Did not advance
Argemiro Roque 400 m 49.053Did not advance
800 m 1:54.15Did not advance
Field events
AthleteEventQualificationFinal
DistancePositionDistancePosition
José da Conceição High jump 1.8710 Q1.98Bronze medal icon.svg
Triple jump 14.4617Did not advance
Geraldo de Oliveira Long jump 6.7123Did not advance
Triple jump 14.6410 Q14.957
Ary de Sá Long jump 7.246 Q7.234
Adhemar da Silva Triple jump 15.321 Q16.22 WRGold medal icon.svg
Hélcio da Silva Pole vault 3.6025Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
AthleteEventHeatQuarterfinalSemifinalFinal
ResultRankResultRankResultRankResultRank
Deyse de Castro 200 m 25.03Did not advance
Helena de Menezes 100 m 12.54Did not advance
Wanda dos Santos 80 m hurdles 11.32 QN/A11.45Did not advance
Field events
AthleteEventQualificationFinal
DistancePositionDistancePosition
Deyse de Castro High jump N/A1.5012
Helena de Menezes Long jump 5.3324Did not advance
Wanda dos Santos 5.3521Did not advance

Basketball

Main tournament

Group 3

TeamPldWLPFPAPDPts
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 330239196+436
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 321184179+55
Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg  Philippines 312192221294
Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada 303201220193
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 5755Canadian Red Ensign (1921-1957).svg  Canada

Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 7152Flag of the Philippines (navy blue).svg  Philippines

Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 7256Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

Quarterfinals

The top two teams in each quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals. The other two teams in each quarterfinals played in the fifth through eighth place classification.

Quarterfinals group B

TeamPldWLPFPAPDPts
US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 330246166+806
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 32119019555
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 312177155+224
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 303159256973
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 7544Flag of Chile.svg  Chile

Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Soviet Union 5449Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

US flag 48 stars.svg  United States 5753Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

Semifinals

31 July 1952 (1952-07-31)
10:30
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 5944Flag of France.svg  France

Finals

2 August 1952 (1952-08-02)
09:00
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 5849Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

Team Roster

Boxing

Men
AthleteEvent1 Round2 RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Pedro Galasso Featherweight Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Toshihito Ishimaru  (JPN)
L 3-0
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg  Lech Drogosz  (POL)
L 0-3
Did not advance
Celestino Pinto Light-Welterweight Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg  Salomon Carrizales  (VEN)
L 1-2
Did not advance
Alexandre Dib Welterweight Flag of Denmark.svg  Victor Jörgensen  (DEN)
L TKO-2
Did not advance
Paulo de Jesus Cavalheiro Light-Middleweight BYEFlag of Sweden.svg  Sören Danielsson  (SWE)
W KO-3
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Boris Tishin  (URS)
L 0-3
Did not advance5
Nelson de Paula Andrade Middleweight Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Mátyás Plachy  (HUN)
W 2-1
Flag of Romania (1948-1952).svg  Vasile Tiță  (ROU)
L DSQ-2
Did not advance
Lucio Grotone Light-Heavyweight BYEFlag of Norway.svg  Bjarne Lingås  (NOR)
W 2-1
Flag of Argentina.svg  Antonio Pacenza  (ARG)
L 0-3
Did not advance5

Diving

Men
AthleteEventPreliminaryFinal
PointsRankPointsRankTotalRank
Richard Arie 10 m platform 59.4028Did not advance
Milton Busin 3 m springboard 67.978 Q87.946155.916

Equestrian

Eventing

AthleteHorseEventDressageCross-countryJumpingTotal
Final
PenaltiesRankPenaltiesTotalRankPenaltiesTotalRankPenaltiesRank
Pericles Cavalcanti Destino Individual 175.509DSQACDNFACDNFAC

Show jumping

AthleteHorseEventRound 1Round 2Final
PenaltiesRankPenaltiesRankTotalJump-offRank
Renyldo Ferreira Bibelot Individual 12.50328.001320.50N/A23
Eloy de Menezes Biguaj4.0024.0048.008.004
Alvaro de Toledo Eldorado16.003312.002128.00N/A31
Renyldo Ferreira
Eloy de Menezes
Alvaro de Toledo
See above Team 28.50428.00556.50N/A4

Fencing

Five fencers, all men, represented Brazil in 1952.

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

Football

Preliminary round
Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg5–1Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Humberto Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Larry Soccerball shade.svg 33' (pen.), 36'
Jansen Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Vavá Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Report Van Roessel Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Kupittaa, Turku
Attendance: 9.685
Referee: Giorgio Bernardi (ITA)
First round
Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg2–1Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg
Larry Soccerball shade.svg 42'
Humberto Soccerball shade.svg 49'
Report Gales Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Kotkan Urheilukeskus, Kotka
Attendance: 6.776
Referee: Marijan Matancic (YUG)
Quarter-finals
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg4–2 (a.e.t.)Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil
Schröder Soccerball shade.svg 75', 96'
Klug Soccerball shade.svg 89'
Zeitler Soccerball shade.svg 120'
Report Larry Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Zózimo Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Töölön Pallokenttä, Helsinki
Attendance: 11.451
Referee: Arthur Ellis (GBR)

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Brazil in 1952.

Men
AthleteEventRiding
(show jumping)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Shooting
(25 m rapid-fire pistol)
Swimming
(300 m freestyle)
Running
(4000 m)
Total pointsFinal rank
PointsPointsPointsPointsPoints
Aloysio Borges Men's 29139212211321
Eric Marques 431830152813529
Eduardo de Medeiros 222352268010
Aloysio Borges
Eric Marques
Eduardo de Medeiros
Team 94427034733136

Rowing

Brazil had three male rowers participate in one out of seven rowing events in 1952. [2]

Men
AthleteEventHeatsRepechageSemifinalsFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Francisco Furtado
Harry Mosé
João Maio
Coxed pair 8:19.04 R8:05.53Did not advance

Sailing

Open
AthleteEventRaceFinal rank
1234567
ScoreRankScoreRankScoreRankScoreRankScoreRankScoreRankScoreRankScoreRank
Alfredo Jorge Ebling Bercht Finn 19269959421226212471343417318584937119
Wolfgang Edgard Richter
Peter Mangels
Francisco Antonio Felici Italo Osoldi
Dragon 1225247291129065531033147291515528847
Tacariju de Paula
Cid de Oliveira Nascimento
Star 1138248211330919144123441524715247235012

Shooting

Eight shooters represented Brazil in 1952.

Men
AthleteEventFinal
ScoreRank
Manoel Braga 300 m rifle, three positions 96227
Guilherme Cavalcanti 25 m rapid fire pistol 54728
Antônio Guimarães 300 m rifle, three positions 93231
Severino Moreira 50 m rifle, three positions 112227
50 m rifle, prone 3988
Jorge de Oliveira 50 m pistol 52219
Álvaro dos Santos Filho 51333
Pedro Simão 25 m rapid fire pistol 54338
Harvey Dias Villela 50 m rifle, three positions 111332
50 m rifle, prone 38548

Swimming

Men
AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Aram Boghossian 100 metre freestyle 1:02.05Did not advance
Ricardo Esperard 400 metre freestyle 5:09.56Did not advance
João Gonçalves Filho 100 metre backstroke 1:09.73 Q1:09.76Did not advance
Adhemar Grijó Filho 200 metre breaststroke 2:47.64Did not advance
Ilo da Fonseca 100 metre backstroke 1:09.93Did not advance
Haroldo Lara 100 metre freestyle 1:01.25Did not advance
Octavio Mobiglia 200 metre breaststroke 2:46.15Did not advance
Tetsuo Okamoto 400 metre freestyle 4:46.11 Q4:46.24Did not advance
1500 metre freestyle 19:05.61 QN/A18:51.3Bronze medal icon.svg
Fernando Pavan 100 metre backstroke 1:09.13 Q1:10.26Did not advance
Sylvio dos Santos 1500 metre freestyle 19:26.84Did not advance
Haroldo Lara
Sylvio dos Santos
Aram Boghossian
João Gonçalves Filho
4 x 200 metre freestyle 9:09.04Did not advance
Women
AthleteEventHeatSemifinalFinal
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Piedade Coutinho-Tavares 400 metre freestyle 5:26.93 Q5:28.57Did not advance
Edith de Oliveira 100 metre backstroke 1:20.04Did not advance

Water polo

Qualifying Round

1952-07-25
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain 32Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

1952-07-26
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 62Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal

Preliminary Round

Group D

TeamPldWLPFPAPDPts
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 33061266
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain 32141395
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa 31221084
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 3030773
1952-07-27
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 31Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

1952-07-28
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg  Spain 64Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

1952-07-29
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa 92Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil

Weightlifting

Men
AthleteEventMilitary PressSnatchClean & JerkTotalRank
ResultRankResultRankResultRank
Silvino Robin 82.5 kg 107.513100.019137.516345.016
Bruno Barabani 90 kg 97.519112.58145.09355.014
Valdemar de Silveira +90 kg 112.512110.09140.011362.512

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