Brazil women's national basketball team

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Brazil
Brazil
FIBA ranking 7 Decrease 1
FIBA zone FIBA Americas
National federation Brazilian Basketball Federation (CBB)
Coach Luiz Zanon
Olympic Games
Appearances 6
Medals Silver: 1996
Bronze: 2000
World Championships for Women
Appearances 15
Medals Gold: 1994
Bronze: 1971
Americas Championship
Appearances 8
Medals Gold: 1997, 2001, 2003, 2009, 2011
Silver: 1989, 1993, 1999, 2005
Bronze: 2007, 2013
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
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Brazil women's national basketball team is the official women's basketball team for Brazil. They won the 1994 FIBA World Championship for Women in Australia.

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

FIBA World championship[edit]

Year Championship Result
1953 Chile Chile 4th[1]
1957 Brazil Brazil 4th[2]
1959 Soviet Union USSR Did not qualify[3]
1964 Peru Peru 5th[4]
1967 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 8th[5]
1971 Brazil Brazil  Bronze[6]
1975 Colombia Colombia 6th[7]
1979 South Korea Seoul 12th[8]
1983 Brazil Brazil 5th[9]
1986 Soviet Union Soviet Union 11th[10]
1990 Malaysia Malaysia 10th[11]
1994 Australia Australia  Gold[12]
1998 Germany Germany 4th[13]
2002 China China 7th[14]
2006 Brazil Brazil 4th[15]
2010 Czech Republic Czech Republic 9th[16]
2014 Turkey Turkey Qualified

FIBA Americas championship[edit]

Pan American Games[edit]

Current roster[edit]

The following is the Brazil roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[17]

Brazil women's national basketball team – 2012 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
PG 4 Moisés Pinto, Adriana 34 – (1978-06-12)June 12, 1978 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Pallacanestro Faenza Italy
SG 5 Costa, Karla 33 – (1978-09-25)September 25, 1978 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Americana Basketball Brazil
G/F 6 Ferreira, Patrícia 33 – (1979-03-21)March 21, 1979 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Ourinhos Basquete Brazil
PG 7 Rodrigues, Joice 25 – (1986-09-09)September 9, 1986 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Ourinhos Basquete Brazil
F 9 Nascimento, Franciele 24 – (1987-10-19)October 19, 1987 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Txingudi Saski Balio Elkartea Spain
G/F 10 Gustavo, Silvia 30 – (1982-05-14)May 14, 1982 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Ourinhos Basquete Brazil
F/C 11 dos Santos, Clarissa 26 – (1985-07-30)July 30, 1985 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Ourinhos Basquete Brazil
F/C 12 Dantas do Amaral, Damiris 19 – (1992-11-17)November 17, 1992 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Minnesota Lynx United States
C 13 Colhado, Nádia 23 – (1989-02-25)February 25, 1989 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Santo André/Semasa Brazil
C 14 de Souza, Érika 30 – (1982-03-09)March 9, 1982 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Atlanta Dream United States
PG 15 Carcavalli, Tássia 20 – (1992-05-31)May 31, 1992 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Americana Basketball Brazil
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Age – describes age
    on 28 July 2012
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • nat – country of last club

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Reserve Inactive
C Érika de Souza Nádia Colhado
PF Damiris Dantas Franciele Nascimento Clarissa dos Santos
SF Silvia Gustavo Patrícia de Oliveira
SG Izi Castro Marques Karla Costa
PG Adrianinha Pinto Joice de Souza Tássia Carcavalli

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIBA Archive. 1953 World Championship for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  2. ^ FIBA Archive. 1957 World Championship for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
  3. ^ FIBA Archive. 1959 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
  4. ^ FIBA Archive. 1964 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
  5. ^ FIBA Archive. 1967 World Championship for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  6. ^ FIBA Archive. 1971 World Championship for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  7. ^ FIBA Archive. 1975 World Championship for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  8. ^ FIBA Archive. 1979 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  9. ^ FIBA Archive. 1983 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  10. ^ FIBA Archive. 1986 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  11. ^ FIBA Archive. 1990 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  12. ^ FIBA Archive. 1994 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  13. ^ FIBA Archive. 1998 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  14. ^ FIBA Archive. 2002 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  15. ^ FIBA Archive. 2006 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  16. ^ FIBA Archive. 2010 World Championship: Tournament for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  17. ^ "BRA - Roster". FIBA. 2012-07-18. 

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