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Eduardo Airaldi Rivarola (Peru)
Born on January Wednesday, 1922, in in Puerto del Callao, Peru.

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


  • 1943 Champion of the South American Championship as a player of the Peruvian National Team
  • Coached in the Peruvian 1st Division, 2nd Division and 3rd Division
  • International referee: Called in the 1950 Buenos Aires World Championship and in the 1954 Rio de Janeiro World Championship, where he refereed the Final between the U.S.A. and Brazil
  • President of the Technical Commission of the Peruvian Basketball Federation
  • Secretary of the Peruvian Basketball Federation
  • President of the Peruvian Basketball Federation
  • Member of the Peruvian Olympic Committee
  • Secretary General of COPABA (current FIBA Americas): 1975-1992
  • Member of the Commission for International Organization of FIBA
  • Member of the FIBA Central Board

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • IOC’s Olympic Order
  • Laureles Deportivos del Perú (top sports distinction in his country, awarded by the Peruvian Government)