World Champions!

June 12, 1994, a day we will never forget!!! After defeating, in the semifinal, the two-time American team of the world, 110 x 107, Brazil makes the final against the Chinese, of the 2,04m “giant” Haixia”. With a 96-87 win, Brazil wins their first women's world basketball title.

Hortência was the basket of the competition, with 221 points, and Paula was voted the best shipowner.

Placement: Team Champion

: Adriana Aparecida dos Santos, Alessandra Santos de Oliveira, Cintia Silva dos Santos “Cíntia Tuiú”, Dalila Bulcão Mello, Helen Cristina Santos Luz, Hortência de Fátima Marcari, Janeth dos Santos Arcain, Leila de Souza Sobral, Maria Paula Gonçalves da Silva, Roseli do Carmo Gust, Ruth Roberta de Souza and Simone Pontelho.”

Technician: Michelangelo of Light.


  • Title: Australia Women's World
  • Date: 1994
  • Location: Australia
  • Subject Keywords: basketball, eMuseu
  • Type: photograph
  • Rights: Confederação Brasileira de Basketball

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