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Brazil at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia (November 22, 1956 to December 8, 1956)
Opening Ceremony: November 22, 1956
Closing Ceremony: December 8, 1956

Events for Brazil: 28 in 11 sports
Participants for Brazil: 44 (43 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for Brazil: Fernando Ribeiro (18 years, 233 days)
Oldest Participant for Brazil: Severino Moreira (43 years, 68 days)
Most Medals for Brazil (Athlete): Adhemar da Silva (1 medal)

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44 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Adhemar da Silva Male 29 Athletics 1 1
2 Algodão Male 31 Basketball
3 Amaury Male 20 Basketball
4 Angelim Male 30 Basketball
5 Anésio Argenton Male 25 Cycling
6 Bruno Barabani Male 24 Weightlifting
7 Alfredo Bercht Male 34 Sailing
8 Rolf Bercht Male 31 Sailing
9 Wilson Bombarda Male 26 Basketball
10 José da Conceição Male 25 Athletics
11 Nilo da Silva Male 23 Modern Pentathlon
12 Jorge de Barros Male 21 Athletics
13 José de Carvalho Filho Male 25 Rowing
14 Ary de Sá Male 28 Athletics
15 Sylvio de Souza Male Rowing
16 Sylvio dos Santos Male 21 Swimming
17 Ulisses dos Santos Male 27 Athletics
18 Edson Bispo Male 21 Basketball
19 Mayr Facci Male 29 Basketball
20 Fausto Male 27 Basketball
21 Américo Ferreira Male 22 Weightlifting
22 Jamil Gedeão Male 25 Basketball
23 João Gonçalves Filho Male 21 Swimming
24 Nelson Guarda Male 22 Rowing
25 Éder Jofre Male 20 Boxing
26 Ruy Kopper Male 26 Rowing
27 Haroldo Lara Male 22 Swimming
28 Salvio Lemos Male 23 Modern Pentathlon
29 Nelson Lisboa Male 26 Basketball
30 Wenceslau Malta Male 24 Modern Pentathlon
31 Wlamir Marques Male 19 Basketball
32 Octavio Mobiglia Male 33 Swimming
33 Severino Moreira Male 43 Shooting
34 Jorge Olivieri Male Basketball
35 Celestino Pinto Male 25 Boxing
36 João Pires Sobrinho Male 22 Athletics
37 Mary Proença Female 21 Diving
38 Fernando Ribeiro Male 18 Diving
39 André Richer Male 28 Rowing
40 Adhaury Rocha Male 36 Shooting
41 Joaquim Roderbourg Male 38 Sailing
42 Pedro Simão Male 41 Shooting
43 Milton Sobocinski Male 22 Shooting
44 Zé Luiz Male 27 Basketball

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