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Nelson dos Santos

Full name: Nelson Rocha dos Santos
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: May 8, 1952 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Affiliations: AAUGF
Country: BRA Brazil
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father of Evelyn dos Santos.

Biography

Nelson dos Santos finished fourth (1979) and sixth (1983) in the 100 metres at the Pan American Games. He was also a member of two bronze medal winning Pan American Games 4×100 metres relay teams in 1979 (with [Milton de Castro], [Ruy da Silva], and [Altevir de Araújo Filho]) and in 1983 (with [João Batista da Silva], [Gérson de Souza], and [Róbson da Silva]).

Personal Best: 100 – 10.22 (1979).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 28 Moskva Athletics Men's 100 metres Brazil BRA 7 h1 r2/4
1980 Summer 28 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Brazil BRA 8
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 100 metres Brazil BRA 4 h2 r2/4
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Brazil BRA 8

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 28 Moskva Athletics Brazil Quarter-Finals Heat One 7 10.45 1
1980 Summer 28 Moskva Athletics Brazil Round One Heat Three 3 QU 10.51 1
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Athletics Brazil Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4 10.53 1
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Athletics Brazil Round One Heat Nine 3 QU 10.70 3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 28 Moskva Athletics Brazil BRA Final 8 39.54 4
1980 Summer 28 Moskva Athletics Brazil BRA Round One Heat Two 4T QC 39.48 8
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Athletics Brazil BRA Final 8 39.40 8
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Athletics Brazil BRA Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 39.52
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