Pedro Vicente Fonseca biography

Pedro Vicente Fonseca

Basketball Player

1935 –


Who is Pedro Vicente Fonseca?

Pedro Vicente "Pecente" Fonseca is a retired Brazilian basketball player who played as a point guard. Among others, he is one of the champion players of the 1959 World Championship in Chile.

As a professional player, he played for many clubs, such as São Vicente, Santos and XV de Piracicaba. He played 26 official matches for the Brazilian national basketball team, scoring 151 points, and winning the 1959 World Championship.

He also won the bronze medals for the Pan-American Games of 1955 and 1959 and the South American bronze medal in 1955.

Currently, he is the technical coordinator of the Clube de Campo de Piracicaba youth basketball teams, and is the director of AVEBESP, which is the veteran basketball players association of São Paulo state.

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Jan 21, 1935

on July 23, 2013


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