Pedro Vicente Fonseca

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Pedro Vicente Fonseca
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing  Brazil
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1959 Santiago de Chile Team
Pan American Games
Bronze medal – third place 1955 Mexico City Team
Bronze medal – third place 1959 Chicago Team
South American Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1955 Colombia Team

Pedro Vicente "Pecente" Fonseca (born January 21, 1935, in São Vicente) is a retired Brazilian basketball player who played as a point guard.[1] Among others, he is one of the champion players of the 1959 World Championship in Chile.[1]

As a professional player, he played for many clubs, such as São Vicente, Santos and XV de Piracicaba.[1] He played 26 official matches for the Brazilian national basketball team, scoring 151 points, and winning the 1959 World Championship.[1]

He also won the bronze medals for the Pan-American Games of 1955 and 1959 and the South American bronze medal in 1955.[1]

Currently, he is the technical coordinator of the Clube de Campo de Piracicaba youth basketball teams, and is the director of AVEBESP, which is the veteran basketball players association of São Paulo state.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Pecente" (in Portuguese). Brazilian Basketball Confederation. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Pedro Vicente Fonseca "Pecente"" (in Portuguese). AVEBESP. Archived from the original on February 27, 2005. Retrieved 2008-06-22.