Full name: Sylvio Kelly dos Santos
Born: July 15, 1935 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: November 4, 2016
Affiliations: Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
Related Olympians: Brother of MÃ¡rvio dos Santos.
Sylvio dos Santos was a top swimmer and water polo player for Brazil, playing on the Fluminense water polo team that won 104 consecutive games between 1951-62. He also helped Brazil win a water polo bronze medal at the 1959 Pan American Games. He competed as a swimmer at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics, specializing in long distances.
Dos Santos graduated from law school in 1958. He was President of the 1963 World Games in Porto Alegre. He later became vice-president and eventually President of Fluminense, serving from 1981-84. Dos Santos was instrumental in obtaining the land for the Football Training Center at XerÃ©m in Rio de Janeiro.
|1952 Summer||16||Helsinki||Swimming||Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle||Brazil||BRA||4 h1 r1/2|
|1952 Summer||16||Helsinki||Swimming||Men's 4 Ã 200 metres Freestyle Relay||Brazil||BRA||4 h2 r1/2|
|1956 Summer||21||Melbourne||Swimming||Men's 400 metres Freestyle||Brazil||BRA||5 h1 r1/2|
|1956 Summer||21||Melbourne||Swimming||Brazil||Round One||Heat One||5||4:48.8|
|1952 Summer||16||Helsinki||Swimming||Brazil||Round One||Heat One||4||19:26.8|
|1952 Summer||16||Helsinki||Swimming||Brazil||BRA||Round One||Heat Two||4||2:19.0||4:34.6||4|