Hortencia Marcari

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Hortencia Marcari



Class of 2002


• A basketball icon in her homeland of Brazil

• Has earned international acclaim and adoration throughout her country as one of the sport's all-time greats

• A two-time Olympian, guiding Brazil to a silver medal in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta after posting a seventh-place showing in 1992 in Barcelona

• Played a dominant role in Brazil claiming the title of World Champion in 1994, garnering recognition as the best guard in the world

• Has also collected three medals in Pan American Games competitions with a gold in 1991, a silver in 1987, and a bronze in 1983


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