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Nestor Gomes

Full name: Nestor Gomes
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Born: October 1909 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Affiliations: CA Paulistano, São Paulo (BRA)
Country: BRA Brazil
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Nestor Gomes started out as a footballer but later turned to the track and became a top Brazilian middle-distance runner in the 1930s. He also competed in road races, winning the well-known São Sylvestre race three times. On the track he set national records in the 800, 1,500, 3,000, and 5,000 metres, winning national titles at those distances, save the 3,000, which was not run at the nationals. Gomes competed in five South American Championships, winning the 800 metres in 1937. After one of his São Sylvestre titles, Gomes mentioned that he was out of work and a leading newspaper hired him for their printing house.

Personal Bests\: 800 – 1:55.2 (1935); 1500 – 4:04.4 (1937).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer Los Angeles Athletics Men's 800 metres Brazil BRA 6 h1 r1/2
1932 Summer Los Angeles Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Brazil BRA AC h3 r1/2

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer Los Angeles Athletics Brazil Round One Heat One 6 2:00.5

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Summer Los Angeles Athletics Brazil Round One Heat Three AC DNF
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