World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Cuba national basketball team

Article Id: WHEBN0014781750
Reproduction Date:

Title: Cuba national basketball team  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: 1986 FIBA World Championship, 1974 FIBA World Championship, 1989 Tournament of the Americas, Basketball at the 1991 Pan American Games, Basketball at the 1999 Pan American Games
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Cuba national basketball team

FIBA ranking T-57 Steady
Joined FIBA 1937
FIBA zone FIBA Americas
National federation Cuba Basketball Federation
Olympic Games
Appearances 6
Medals Bronze: 1972
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 4
Medals None
FIBA Americas Championship
Appearances 9
Medals None
Light jersey
Team colours
Dark jersey
Team colours

The Cuba national basketball team is the national basketball team from Cuba.[1] Cuba won the bronze medal at 1972 Summer Olympics and the 4th place 1974 FIBA World Championship. They are the only team from the Caribbean to win a medal at a major global event.

Pan American Games

FIBA Americas championship

Central American championship


1948 Olympic Games: finished 13th among 23 teams

Alfredo "Bebo" Faget, Francisco "Frank" Lavernia, Raúl García Ordóñez, Federico "Fico" López, Casimiro García Artime, Juan García, José Llanusa, Ramón Wiltz, Mario Agüero, Joaquín Agüero, Mario Quintero, Fabio Ruiz, Llaneras Rodríguez, Otero Vázquez, José Miguel Álvarez Pozo

1952 Olympic Games: finished 14th among 23 teams

Alfredo "Bebo" Faget, Carlos García Ordóñez, Federico "Fico" López, Juan García, Casimiro García Artime, Ramón Wiltz, Mario Quintero, Fabio Ruiz, Mario Agüero, Felipe de la Pozas y Piad, Carlos Bea, Armando Estrada Rivero, Alberto Escoto Valdés

1968 Olympic Games: finished 11th among 16 teams

Ruperto Herrera Tabio, Pedro Chappe Garcia, Franklin Standard, Rafael Cañizares, Conrado Pérez, Pablo García, Cesar Valdés, Inocente Cuesta, Jacinto González, Miguel Montalvo, Miguel Calderón Gómez, Carlos del Pozo (Coach: Stepas Butautas)

1970 World Championship: finished 8th among 13 teams

Ruperto Herrera Tabio, Pedro Chappe Garcia, Franklin Standard, Conrado Pérez, Tomás Herrera Martínez, Rafael Cañizares, Juan Domecq, Miguel Álvarez Pozo, Alejandro Urgelles Guibot, Oscar Varona Varona, Miguel Calderón Gómez, Francisco Varona (Coach: Stepas Butautas)

1972 Olympic Games: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Ruperto Herrera Tabio, Pedro Chappe Garcia, Juan Domecq, Franklin Standard, Alejandro Urgelles Guibot, Rafael Cañizares, Oscar Varona Varona, Tomás Herrera Martínez, Miguel Álvarez Pozo, Miguel Calderón Gómez, Juan Roca Brunet, Conrado Pérez (Coach: Juan Carmelo Ortega Díaz)

1974 World Championship: finished 4th among 14 teams

Ruperto Herrera Tabio, Pedro Chappe Garcia, Miguel Álvarez Pozo, Tomás Herrera Martínez, Juan Domecq, Oscar Varona Varona, Miguel Calderón Gómez, Alejandro Urgelles Guibot, Rafael Cañizares, Conrado Pérez, Juan Roca Brunet, Alejandro Lázaro Ortiz (Coach: Juan Carmelo Ortega Díaz)

1976 Olympic Games: finished 7th among 12 teams

Ruperto Herrera Tabio, Pedro Chappe Garcia, Juan Domecq, Tomás Herrera Martínez, Oscar Varona Varona, Félix Morales, Alejandro Urgelles Guibot, Daniel Scott, Rafael Cañizares, Juan Roca Brunet, Alejandro Lázaro Ortiz, Ángel Padrón (Coach: Juan Carmelo Ortega Díaz)

1980 Olympic Games: finished 6th among 12 teams

Pedro Chappe Garcia)

1986 World Championship: finished 11th among 24 teams

Daniel Scott, Félix Morales, Raúl Dubois, Pedro Abreu, Luis Calderón, Noangel Luaces, Eduardo Cabrera, Luciano Rivero, Roberto Simón Salomón, Leonardo Pérez, José Carlos Caballero, Pedro Cobarrubia (Coach: Juan Carmelo Ortega Díaz)

1994 World Championship: finished 15th among 16 teams

Richard Matienzo, Leonardo Pérez, Lazaro Borrell, Roberto Carlos Herrera, Roberto Simón Salomón, Ángel Oscar Caballero, Augusto Duquesne, Ulises Goire, José Luis Díaz, Juan Leopoldo Vázquez, Edel Casanova, Yudit Abreu (Coach: Miguel Calderón Gómez)

See also


  1. ^ FIBA National Federations – Cuba,, accessed 25 March 2013.
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.