Beating South Korea, in overtime, by 84 x 73 (63 x 63 in normal time), Brazil's women's team rises again to the Olympic podium. The bronze medal crowns the transition work between generations, carried out. In the competition, Janeth scored 164 points, and Alessandra 115.

Placement: Bronze Medal

Team: Adriana Aparecida dos Santos, Adriana Moisés Pinto “Adrianinha”, Alessandra Santos de Oliveira, Cintia Silva dos Santos “Cíntia Tuiú”, Cláudia Maria das Neves “Claudinha”, Helen Cristina dos Santos Luz, Ilisaine Karen David “Zaine”, Janeth dos Santos Arcain, Kelly Silva dos Santos, Lilian Cristina Gonçalves, Marta de Souza Sobral and Sílvia Andrea Santos Luz “Silvinha”.

Technician: Michelangelo of Light.


  • Title: Sydney Olympic Games
  • Date: 2000
  • Location: Sydney Australia
  • Subject Keywords: basketball, eMuseu
  • Type: photograph
  • Rights: Confederação Brasileira de Basketball

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