First Women's Podium in World Cup!!!

With a team made up of players who delighted and put women's basketball definitively on the world stage, Brazil won the Bronze medal, losing only to Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union, which featured the 2,10m “giant” Yuliana Semenova.

Placement: 3rd place

Team: Benedita Analia Castro, Delcy Ellender Marques, Elza Arnellas Pacheco, Jacy Boemer Guedes de Azevedo, Laís Elena Aranha da Silva, Maria Helena Campos “Heleninha”, Maria Helena Cardoso, Marlene José Bento, Nadir Léa Bazani, Nilza Monte Garcia, Norma Pinto de Oliveira “Norminha” and Odila Fernandes de Camargo.

Technician: Waldir Pagan Peres.


  • Title: Women's World of Brazil
  • Date: 1971
  • Location: Brazil
  • Subject Keywords: basketball, eMuseu
  • Type: photograph
  • Rights: Confederação Brasileira de Basketball

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