Joaquim Mascarenhas de Fiúza (1908 - 2010)

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Birthplace: Benfica, Lisbon, Portugal
Death: Died
Occupation: Sailor
Managed by: Carina Teixeira Thibiéroz
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About Joaquim Mascarenhas de Fiúza

Joaquim Mascarenhas de Fiúza (February 8, 1908 – March 4, 2010)[1] was a Portuguese sailor who competed in three Olympic games in 1936, 1948 and 1952. He was born in São Domingos de Benfica. At the Berlin Games he was placed 10th in the men's Star class sailing competition, alongside António Guedes de Herédia. In London he improved his performance to 6th in the same event, alongside Júlio de Sousa Leite Gourinho. In Helsinki, he won the bronze medal in the event alongside Francisco de Andrade. In 2008 he turned 100 and was recognized as Portugal's oldest living former Olympian.

Olympic Medal Record

Bronze - 1952 Helsinki - Star class (Sailing)

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Joaquim Fiúza's Timeline

February 8, 1908
Benfica, Lisbon, Portugal
September 12, 1933
Age 25
Paço de Arcos, Oeiras Municipality, Lisbon, Portugal
March 4, 2010
Age 102