Algodão

Zenny "Algodão" de Azevedo (March 1, 1925 – March 10, 2001) was a Brazilian basketball player, who competed for his native country in four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1948. Commonly known by the name of Algodão ("Cotton"), he won the bronze medal in 1948 and 1960 with the Brazilian basketball team. He was born in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

Algodão
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing  Brazil
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London Team
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome Team
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 1954 Rio de Janeiro Team
Gold medal – first place 1959 Santiago de Chile Team
Pan American Games
Bronze medal – third place 1951 Buenos Aires Team
Bronze medal – third place 1955 Mexico City Team
Bronze medal – third place 1959 Chicago Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Algodão Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 10 June 2018.

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