Adhemar da Silva
Athletics (sport) competitorDied when: 73 years 105 days (879 months)
Star Sign: Libra
Adhemar Ferreira da Silva (September 29, 1927 – January 12, 2001) was a Brazilian triple jumper.He won two Olympic gold medals and set four world records in athletics, the last being 16.56 metres in 1955 Pan American Games.
In his early career he also competed in the long jump, placing fourth at the 1951 Pan American Games.