Amaury Pasos

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Amaury Pasos
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for  Brazil
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome Team
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Tokyo Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1959 Santiago de Chile Team
Gold medal – first place 1963 Rio de Janeiro Team
Silver medal – second place 1954 Rio de Janeiro Team
Bronze medal – third place 1967 Montevideo Team
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 1963 São Paulo Team
Bronze medal – third place 1955 Mexico City Team

Amaury Antônio Passos (born December 11, 1935 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a retired Brazilian basketball player of Argentine origin.[1]

On club level he played for Clube de Regatas Tietê (1949-1961), C.R. Sírio (1962-1965) and Corinthians (1966-1972). He won the Brazilian league in 1966 and 1969 and São Paulo league in 1966, 1968 and 1969.

He played for the Brazilian national team, winning the 1959 World Championship (when he was named the MVP of the tournament) and 1963 World Championship. He also won silver medal in the 1954 World Championship, bronze medal in the 1960 Olympics and 1964 Olympics, bronze medal in the 1967 World Championship, silver medal in the 1963 Pan American Games and bronze medal in the 1955 Pan American Games.

He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991. He was enshrined in the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.


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