First Pan American title of the men's basketball team.

In an exciting final against Cuba, Brazil wins the match 63 x 62. For the first time in history, the United States did not win the competition.

Placement: Gold Medal

Team: Adilson de Freitas Nascimento, Carlos Domingos Massoni “Mosquito”, Emil Assad Rached, Francisco Sergio Garcia, Hélio Rubens Garcia, José Aparecido dos Santos, Luiz Claudio Menon, Luiz Martins de Mello, Marcos Antonio Abdalla Leite, Milton Setrini Junior “Carioquinha”, Roberto José Corrêa and Whashington Joseph “Dodi”.

Technician: Edson Bishop of Saints.


  • Title: Pan-american Cali Games
  • Date: 1971
  • Location: Cali, Colombia
  • Subject Keywords: basketball, eMuseu
  • Type: photograph
  • Rights: Confederação Brasileira de Basketball

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