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Champion of the World!

On January 31, 1959, at the Estádio Nacional de Santiago, a generation that proved to be victorious over the years, won the first Brazilian basketball world title. After defeating the North American national team (81 x 67) in the semifinal, Brazil defeats the Chilean national team (73 x 49) in the final and raises the much-dreamed trophy.

Placement: Team Champion

: Amaury Antonio Pasos, Carmo de Sousa “Rosa Branca”, Edson Bispo dos Santos, Fernando Pereira de Freitas “Brobró”, Jatyr Eduardo Schall, José Maciel Senra “Zezinho”, Otto Carlos Phol da Nóbrega, Pedro Vicente Fonseca “Pecente”, Waldemar Blatkauskauskas, Waldyr Geraldo Bocente” Wlamir Marques and Zenny from Azevedo “Cotton”.

Technician: Togo Renan Soares “Kanela”.

Details

  • Title: Men's World of Chile
  • Date: 1959
  • Location: Chile
  • Subject Keywords: basketball, eMuseu
  • Type: photograph
  • Rights: Confederação Brasileira de Basketball

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