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Adhemar da Silva

Full name: Adhemar Ferreira da Silva
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: September 29, 1927 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Died: January 12, 2001 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Affiliations: São Paulo FC, São Paulo (BRA) / Vasco da Gama, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
Country: BRA Brazil
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Adhemar da Silva had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1952 Olympics Triple Jump, 1st in the 1956 Olympics Triple Jump, 1st in the 1951 Pan American Games Triple Jump, 1st in the 1955 Pan American Games Triple Jump, 1st in the 1959 Pan American Games Triple Jump. He also competed in the 1951 Pan American Games long jump and finished fourth.

Personal Best: TJ – 16.56 (1955).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics Men's Triple Jump Brazil BRA 8
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Men's Triple Jump Brazil BRA 1 Gold WR
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Men's Triple Jump Brazil BRA 1 Gold OR
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Men's Triple Jump Brazil BRA 14

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics Brazil Final Standings 8 14.490
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics Brazil Final Round 8 14.490
1948 Summer 20 London Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round 4 QU 14.690
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Final Round 1 WR 16.22
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Final Round Round One 1 15.95
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Two 1 WR 16.12 16.12
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Three 1 15.54 16.12
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Four 1 16.09 16.12
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Five 1 WR 16.22 16.22
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Six NP 16.05
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round 1 QU 15.32
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group A 1 15.32
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group A Round 1 1 15.32
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group A Round 2 1 15.32 pass
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group A Round 3 DNS pass
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Final Round 1 OR 16.35
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Final Round Round One 5 15.69
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Two 2 16.04 16.04
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Three 2 15.90 16.04
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Four 1 OR 16.35 16.35
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Five 1 16.26 16.35
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Six NP 16.21
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round 11 QU 15.15
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Round One 9 15.15
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Round Two 10 pass 15.15
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Final Round 14 15.07
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Final Round Round One 13 14.87
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Two 14 foul 14.87
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Final Round Round Three 14 15.07 15.07
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round 13 QU 15.61
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group C 4 15.61
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group C Round One 5 15.47
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group C Round Two 4 15.61 15.61
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Brazil Qualifying Round Group C Round Three NP pass