Brazil At the 1984 Summer Olympics
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Brazil At the 1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg
IOC code BRA
NOC Brazilian Olympic Committee
Website (in Portuguese)
in Los Angeles
Competitors 147 (126 men and 21 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Eduardo Souza Ramos
Ranked 19th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 5 2 8
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 147 competitors, 126 men and 21 women, took part in 82 events in 17 sports.[1]


Med 1.png Gold

Med 2.png Silver

Med 3.png Bronze


In its second Olympic archery competition, Brazil sent only one man. Veteran Renato Emilio fell drastically in the ranking despite having improved upon his score from 1980 by 99 points.

Men's Individual Competition:


Men's 400 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's Pole Vault

  • Tom Hintnaus
    • Qualifying Round -- 5.35m
    • Final -- no mark (-> no ranking)

Women's 100 metres

Women's Marathon

Women's Long Jump

Women's Heptathlon

Joaquim Cruz won the gold medal at the 800 meters for men.


Men's Team Competition


Seven cyclists represented Brazil in 1984.

Team time trial
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Points race




Brazil won the silver medal for men's football, their first ever. Even though Brazil has won more Soccer World Cups than any other country, they have never won a football gold medal at any olympics.

The Brazilian team was entirely made by players of Sport Club Internacional, of Porto Alegre. Amongst them, was 1994 World Cup captain, Dunga.



A traditional sport in Brazil, Judo has warranted three medals, for Brazilian men. Two bronze medals, and a silver medal.


Rhythmic gymnastics





Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Marcelo Jucá
    • Heat -- 3:57.43
    • B-Final -- 3:58.23 (-> 15th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Ricardo Prado
    • Heat -- 2:04.46
    • Final -- 2:03.05 (-> 4th place)
  • Djan Madruga
    • Heat -- 2:05.23
    • B-Final -- 2:05.33 (-> 12th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Butterfly

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Ricardo Prado
    • Heat -- 2:07.16 (-> scratched B-final, 17th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Ricardo Prado
    • Heat -- 4:23.31
    • Final -- 4:18.45 (-> Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming


Men's Team Competition

Women's Team Competition

Water polo

Men's Team Competition


  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1984 Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2015. 

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