Carmo de Souza (July 19, 1940 – December 22, 2008),[1] commonly known as "Rosa Branca" ("White Rose"), was a Brazilian basketball player with the Brazil national basketball team. De Souza competed with Brazil at the 1959, 1963 and 1970 FIBA World Championships and won two bronze medals at the 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics. He was born in Araraquara.[2]

Rosa Branca
Personal information
Born(1940-07-19)19 July 1940
Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil
Died22 December 2008(2008-12-22) (aged 68)
São Paulo, Brazil
Listed height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight89 kg (196 lb)


  1. ^ Rosa Branca at Olympedia
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Carmo de Souza". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-02-21.

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