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Togo Renan Soares, "Kanela" (Brazil)
Born on May Tuesday, 1906, in in João Pessoa, Brazil.
Nationality:
Brazil

Enshrined as a coach in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Wednesday, 2007.

Clubs

  • Flamengo: 1948-1970
  • Brazilian National Team: 1951-1971

Club Highlights

  • 12 times Champion of the Rio de Janeiro League (1948, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960)2
  • 1973 Champion of the Brazilian Cup

National Team

  • 103 appearances (87 wins and 16 losses) during his 20 years (1951-1971) as head coach of the Brazilian National Team: participated in 2 Olympic Games (Rome 1960 and Munich 1972) and in 5 World Championships (Rio de Janeiro 1954, Santiago de Chile 1959, Rio de Janeiro 1963, Montevideo 1967 and Ljubljana 1970)
  • 2 times World Champion: Santiago de Chile 1959 and Rio de Janeiro 1963
  • 2 times Silver medalist in World Championships: Rio de Janeiro 1954 and Ljubljana 1970
  • Olympic Bronze medalist in Rome 1960
  • Bronze medalist in the Montevideo 1967 World Championship
  • Silver medalist in the Pan American Games of São Paulo 1963
  • 2 times Bronze medalist in the Pan American Games: Buenos Aires 1951 and Chicago 1959
  • 5 times South American Champion: Chile 1958, Argentina 1960, Brazil 1961, Peru 1963 and Paraguay 1971