Olímpio Cipriano

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Olímpio Cipriano
No. 4 – Recreativo do Libolo
Position Forward
League BAI Basket
Africa Champions Cup
Personal information
Born (1982-04-09) April 9, 1982 (age 32)
Luanda, Angola
Nationality Angolan
Listed height 193 cm (6.33 ft)
Listed weight 93 kg (205 lb)
Career information
Career history
n/a Sporting de Luanda
2000–2009 Primeiro de Agosto
2009–present Recreativo do Libolo

Olímpio Cipriano (born 9 April 1982) is an Angolan professional basketball guard.[1] A 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) guard,[2] he has competed in various international competitions for the Angola national basketball team, including the 2004 Summer Olympics and the FIBA Africa Championship 2005. At the 2005 tournament, Cipriano led the Angolans to defeat Senegal to capture first place for the 4th championship in a row. Cipriano was also MVP of the tournament. He was also a member of the Angola squad at the 2006 FIBA World Championship, where he averaged 13.8 points per game, including a high of 33 in a losing effort against Germany.[1] He is currently playing for Recreativo do Libolo at the Angolan major basketball league BAI Basket.

NBA[edit]

Cipriano played with the Detroit Pistons' summer league team[3] before being cut prior to the start of the 2007-08 NBA season.

Achievements[edit]

MVP Top Scorer Top Assists
2012 BAI Basket 2012 BAI Basket
2011 BAI Basket 2011 BAI Basket
2008 BAI Basket 2008 BAI Basket
2007 Africa Club Champions 2007 BAI Basket
2005 Afrobasket

Titles Won[edit]

Year Event
2013 AfroBasket (ANG)
2012 BAI Basket (LIB)
2011 Angola Cup (LIB)
2010 Angola Cup (LIB)
2009 Angolan League (PRI) Angola Cup (PRI) Angola Super Cup (PRI) AfroBasket (ANG)
2008 Angolan League (PRI) Angola Super Cup (PRI) Champions Cup (PRI)
2007 Angola Super Cup (PRI) Champions Cup (PRI) AfroBasket (ANG)
2006 Angola Cup (PRI)
2005 Angolan League (PRI) Angola Cup (PRI) Angola Super Cup (PRI) AfroBasket (ANG)
2004 Angolan League (PRI) Angola Super Cup (PRI) Champions Cup (PRI)
2003 Angolan League (PRI) Angola Cup (PRI) Angola Super Cup (PRI)
2002 Angolan League (PRI) Angola Cup(PRI) Angola Super Cup (PRI) Champions Cup (PRI)
2001 Angolan League (PRI) Angola Super Cup (PRI)

See also[edit]

Angola national basketball team

References[edit]