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IaafNews25 Jul 2018

ConSudAtle marks centenary with further donation of artefacts to IAAF Heritage Collection

Thirty-five items from the IAAF Heritage Collection are currently on display in the lobby of the Hotel Panamericano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the star attraction being the vest worn by Brazil’s Adhemar Ferreira da Silva when winning the 1952 Olympic triple jump title with a world record.

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News17 Oct 2015

Brazil’s Olympic journey so far – 300 days to go

In exactly 300 days from today (17), the athletics programme of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will get underway and the eyes of the world will be on the Brazilian city.

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News15 Jan 2001

Brazil's two-time Olympic champion Adhemar Ferreira da Silva passes away

Adhemar Ferreira da Silva died in Sao Paulo on 12 January 2001. This legendary athlete is remembered here by Benedito Turco as a man whose talents extended from the sports arena to the stage and beyond.

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News12 Jan 2001

IAAF President offers condolences to family of Brazilian Champion Ferreira da Silva

The President of the IAAF, Lamine Diack, has expressed his heartfelt condolences on learning of the death, at the age of 73, of the great Brazilian triple jumper Adhemar Ferreira da Silva.

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