Togo Renan Soares, nicknamed Kanela (born on May 22, 1906 in João Pessoa, Brazil; died on December 12, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) was a Brazilian basketball coach. He coached the Brazil national basketball team from 1951 to 1971. He led them to two victories in the World Championship, in 1959 (beating USSR in the final game) and 1963 (beating USA in the final game). He also led them to silver medal in 1954 World Championship and 1970 World Championship, bronze medal in the 1960 Olympics, bronze medal in 1967 World Championship, silver medal in 1963 Pan American Games, bronze medals in 1951 Pan American Games and 1959 Pan American Games and five victories in the South American Championship (in 1958, 1960, 1961, 1963 and 1971).
Kanela also trained
Flamengo from 1948 to 1970, leading them to the victory in the Rio de Janeiro League 12 times, including 10 years in a row between 1951 and 1960. He was enshrined in FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.
Gávea's gymnasium is named after him.
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