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Antonio dos Reis Carneiro (Brazil)
Born on June Monday, 1899, in in Brazil.
Nationality:
Brazil

Enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.

Highlights

  • Assistant coach of head coach Fred Brown (U.S.A.), who was one of the basketball pioneers in Brazil: 1920
  • Co-Founder of the Carioca League (Rio de Janeiro)
  • President of the Carioca League (Rio de Janeiro)
  • Co-Founder of the Brazilian Basketball Federation
  • President of the Brazilian Basketball Federation
  • Co-Founder of the Brazilian Basketball Confederation
  • President of the Brazilian Basketball Confederation
  • President of the South American Commission of FIBA (current Consubasquet): 1942 and 1945-1952
  • Member of the Central Board of FIBA: 1948-1968
  • Vice President of FIBA: 1948-1952
  • President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee from 1951
  • President of FIBA: 1960-1968

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • Honorary President of FIBA: since 1968
  • Benemérito (Worthy) of the Carioca League 1939
  • Benemérito of the Brazilian Basketball Confederation: 1944
  • Benemérito of the Consubasquet: 1953
  • FIBA renamed the Intercontinental Cup as Antonio dos Reis Carneiro Intercontinental Cup in his honor: 1975, 1977 and 1979