FIBA Hall of Fame
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Dionisio Calvo (Philippines)
Born on November Friday, 1903, in in Manila, Philippines.
Enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.
- Member of the Philippine’s Swimming National Team that competed in the 1921 and 1923 Far Eastern Games
- Player of the Philippine’s Basketball National Team, for the first time in 1925, also in the Far Eastern Games
- Champion of the 1926 Philippines NCAA Basketball Championship, as a player, with the University of the Philippines
- As a coach, several times Champion of the Philippines NCAA Basketball Championship with the San Beda College, the University of Santo Tomas and the De La Salle College
- Coached the Philippines Basketball National Team in 2 Olympic Games: Berlin 1936 (-Philippines: 5th position-) and London 1948
- Founder of the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association (MICAA) in 1938, the country’s top commercial league for over 34 years
- Gold medalist of the 1951 Asian Games in New Delhi, as head coach of the Philippines Basketball National Team
- Co-Founded the Asian Basketball Confederation (current FIBA Asia): 1960
- Secretary General of the Asian Basketball Confederation: 1963-1967