Brazil at the 1920 Summer Olympics

Brazil At The 1920 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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Brazil competed at the modern Olympic Games for the first time at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.

Medalists

With 3 medals, Brazil finished at 15th among 29 nations.

Gold



Silver



Bronze

  • Afrânio da Costa,Sebastião Wolf,Dario Barbosa,Fernando Soledade, Guilherme Paraense: Shooting, Team 50 m army pistol


Aquatics

Diving



A single diver represented Brazil in the nation's Olympic debut in 1920. Wellisch competed in all three of the men's events, reaching the final in two but winning no medals.

Men


<small>Ranks given are within the semifinal group.</small>



Swimming



Two swimmers, both male, represented Brazil in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Olympics. Neither swimmer advanced past the quarterfinals.

<small>Ranks given are within the heat.</small>

Men




Water polo



Brazil competed in the Olympic water polo tournament for the first time in 1920. A modified version of the Bergvall System was in use at the time. Brazil won its first match, against France, before being defeated by Sweden in the quarterfinals.

Round of 16


Quarterfinals


Final rank: 6th


Rowing



Five rowers represented Brazil in 1920. It was the nation's debut in the sport. Brazil sent one boat, in the coxed fours. It was unable to advance past the semifinals, taking second place to the United States in the three-boat...
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