João do Pulo

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About João do Pulo João Carlos de Oliveira, also known as "João do Pulo" (May 28, 1954 – May 17, 1999) was a Brazilian athlete who competed in the triple jump and the long jump.Born in Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo De Oliveira won two Olympic bronze medals. His personal best of 17.89 metres, set on October 15, 1975, stood as the world record until 1985. In 1981, he was in a car accident near São Paulo in which he lost one leg. Afterward, he became a vocal advocate for the rights of the disabled. He died in 1999 from complications of alcoholism.

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79. Michael Schumacher 1926
80. Martin Del potro 1850
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