Bolivia men's national basketball team

Bolivia national basketball team is the national men's basketball team from Bolivia.

Bolivia Bolivia
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FIBA ranking108 Steady (18 November 2022)[1]
Joined FIBA1947
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationFederación Boliviana de Básquetbol (FBB)
Nickname(s)Cóndores
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
FIBA AmeriCup
AppearancesNone

In June 2021, the Bolivians succeeded in their first undertaking for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification (Americas). They defeated Ecuador in two games by 91-57 (on aggregate). The home game was played at the Guadalquivir Coliseum in Tarija, where more than 2,000 people attended.[2]

Current squadEdit

At the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification (Americas):[3]

Bolivia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 1 Pedro Gutierrez 24 – (1996-10-20)20 October 1996 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Pichincha de Potosi  
C 6 Oliver Harri 23 – (1997-07-22)22 July 1997 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Entretanto Meta La Salle Tarija  
PF 7 Cristhian Camargo 28 – (1992-11-14)14 November 1992 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Club Nacional Potosi  
G 8 Paolo Ramos 33 – (1987-07-31)31 July 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Atletico Nacional  
SF 9 Luis Choque 23 – (1997-09-11)11 September 1997 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) CD Estudio  
PG 10 Ronald Arze 28 – (1993-05-22)22 May 1993 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Pichincha de Potosi  
F 11 Axel Veizaga 25 – (1996-06-28)28 June 1996 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Deportivo Calero  
F 13 Diego Olguin 26 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Rubair Quillacollo  
C 14 Luis Mercado 23 – (1997-11-27)27 November 1997 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Club Universidad Santa Cruz  
SF 15 Martin Ochoa 26 – (1994-11-18)18 November 1994 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) La Salle  
F 23 Rene Calvo 28 – (1993-05-19)19 May 1993 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Pichincha de Potosi  
G 24 Josh Reaves 24 – (1997-06-04)4 June 1997 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Beşiktaş  
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 16 July 2021

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Luis Mercado Oliver Harri
PF Cristhian Camargo Axel Veizaga Diego Olguin
SF Rene Calvo Luis Choque Martin Ochoa
SG Josh Reaves Paolo Ramos
PG Pedro Gutierrez Ronald Arze

Competitive recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Yet to qualify

FIBA World CupEdit

Yet to qualify

FIBA AmeriCupEdit

Yet to qualify

Pan American GamesEdit

Never participated

South American ChampionshipEdit

  • 1943 : 6th
  • 1945–1961 : Did not participate
  • 1963 : 9th
  • 1966–1976 : Did not participate
  • 1977 : 9th
  • 1979–1987 : Did not participate
  • 1989 : 9th
  • 1991–1995 : Did not participate
  • 1997 : 10th
  • 1999 : 10th
  • 2001 : 10th
  • 2003–2010 : Did not participate
  • 2012 : 7th
  • 2014 : Did not participate
  • 2016 : 8th

Head coach positionEdit

Past squadsEdit

At the 2016 South American Basketball Championship:[4]

Bolivia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
C 4 Raul Salvatierra 24 – (1991-07-15)15 July 1991 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Caza y Pesca  
F 5 Carlos Romero 32 – (1984-05-20)20 May 1984 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Pichincha  
SG 6 Victor Fernandez 38 – (1977-12-17)17 December 1977 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) La Salle Tarija  
C 7 Cristhian Camargo 23 – (1992-11-14)14 November 1992 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) UMSS  
G 8 Paolo Ramos 28 – (1987-08-31)31 August 1987 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Universidad SC  
F 9 Miguel Justiniano 35 – (1980-08-27)27 August 1980 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Amistad  
G 10 Ronald Arze 23 – (1993-06-22)22 June 1993 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) La Salle Olympic  
G 11 Axel Veizaga 19 – (1996-06-28)28 June 1996 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) UMSS  
PF 12 Rene Calvo 23 – (1993-05-19)19 May 1993 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Pichincha  
F 13 Diego Olguin 21 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) UMSS  
C 14 Luis Mercado 18 – (1997-11-21)21 November 1997 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Atletico Lanus  
F 15 Martin Ochoa 21 – (1994-11-18)18 November 1994 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) La Salle (basketball team)  
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 26 June 2016

KitEdit

Edit

2021: Entel[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 18 November 2022. Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  2. ^ "Básquetbol: Bolivia hace prevalecer su localía ante Ecuador". Jornada (in Spanish). 12 June 2021. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b Bolivia FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Americas Pre-Qualifiers 2021 FIBA, 15 July 2021. Accessed 21 July 2021.
  4. ^ Bolivia | 2016 South American Championship for Men, ARCHIVE.FIBA.COM. Retrieved 20 July 2016.

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