Fernando Soledade

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFernando•Soledade
Used nameFernando•Soledade
Born5 February 1879 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
Died6 May 1959 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
Measurements166 cm / 80 kg
NOC Brazil
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Fernando Soledade was a physician working in Rio de Janeiro and was affiliated with the Brazilian Shooting Federation and later the Brazilian Army. He won national championships in 1909 and 1910. In 1910 he participated in the first international shooting contest in South America, the tournament celebrating the Centenary of Argentine Independence and two years later won a bronze medal at the Pan American Games in Buenos Aires with the Brazilian pistol shooting team. In 1920 at Antwerpen, Soledade was a member of the Brazilian bronze medal team in the free pistol team event.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting BRA Fernando Soledade
Military Pistol, Team, Men (Olympic) Brazil 4
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Brazil 3 Bronze
Military Pistol, 30 metres, Men (Olympic) AC