Adhemar da Silva
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Adhemar da Silva: Adhemar Ferreira da Silva was a Brazilian athlete who competed in the triple jump. He won two Olympic gold medals and set four world records in athletics, the last being 16.56 metres in 1955 Pan American Games.
- also known as Ademar Da Silva, Adhemar Feirrera Da Silva
- born on (88 years ago) in São Paulo
- nationality: Brazil
- profession: Actor
- died on (15 years ago) in São Paulo
- filmography: played Death in "Black Orpheus"
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by Daniel Bell
Brazil's Adhemar da Silva won the triple jump for the third consecutive time. The U.S. swept the ¡500 meters with Dyrol Burleson, Jim Grelle and Ed Moran taking the medals. Althea Gibson came out of retirement to win the tennis competition, ...
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