The main national women’s basketball party is already in the fine-tuning stage. The Stars Game of the Women’s Basketball League (LBF) takes place next Sunday, June 19, at the Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. Arena Carioca 1 receives free event, Tickets are available on the LBF website. A series of events were arranged from 9 a.m. onwards.
We’re excited for the return of the LBF Star Game and for it to take place at the Olympic Park. Competitions of this size, which provide publicity and visibility to the sport, deserve to be displayed as one of the main symbols of the Rio 2016 Games.
Ronaldo Bento, Minister of Citizenship
When the party kicks off, there will be a display of local basketball schools and a mini 3 × 3 tournament organized by the Brazilian Basketball Confederation (CBB). Afterwards, Skills Challenges, three-point baskets and dunks, along with the main game, begin live on TV Cultura at 2 p.m.
The Ministry of Citizenship’s Special Secretariat for Sports supports the LBF 2022 Star Game based on a promotion term worth R $ 488,000 to guarantee the event. The party has not taken place for the past two years due to the Kovid-19 pandemic and this is the first time in Rio de Janeiro.
“We’re excited for the return of the LBF Star Games and for it to take place at the Olympic Park. Competitions, promotions and sporting visibility at this size deserve to be one of the main symbols of the Rio 2016 Games, ”said Citizenship Minister Ronaldo Bento.
The event was first held in 2014 at the Sao Jose dos Campos (SP). Later, it continued in cities in Sao Paulo: Franca (2015), Campinas (2016), Americana (2017), Santo Andre (2018) and Araraquara (2019).
Ricardo Molina, president of the Women’s Basketball League, highlighted the importance of the federal government’s support so that the event could be taken to the Olympic Arena. “We attended immediately and it was crucial for the LBF to organize such an important event for women’s basketball in Rio de Janeiro,” Molina said.
It is our job to always work closely with the most important organizations to bring the biggest events in Brazil and the world to the Olympic Park.
Marcelo Mugglehouse, Special Secretary for Sports in the Ministry of Citizenship
The Special Secretary for Sport, Marcelo Mugglehouse stressed that one of the priorities of the federal government is not only the proper maintenance of the Olympic Park and other facilities of the Olympic heritage, but also the work of integrating the site as an indication of the realization of the major ones. Events. “It is our job to always work closely with the most important organizations to bring the biggest events in Brazil and the world to the Olympic Park,” he stressed.
Form of controversy
With the new format, the league honors the four coaches, the owners who have a rich history in the sport, who will lead the four teams of the game: Team Arilza Coraca, Team Antonio Carlos Barbosa, Team Antonio Carlos Vendramini and Team Edson Ferreto. There will be a total of 32 athletes in the Star Game.
For the skill and dunk tournaments, eight participants were selected by the coaches of ten seasons. Juliana (Ceci Araraquara), Bianca (AD Santo Andre), Rafella Montero (Ituano), Manu de Oliveira (Vera Cruz Campinas), Nicole Chirinda (Sport / Gloria do Goita), Le Lisboa (Sampayo), Milton (d) Tietê / BAX Catanduva) and Gabriel (Ituano).
In the Skills Challenge, the list includes Beatrice (Vera Cruz Campinas), Kaka (Ituvano), Inedis Casanova (Sport / Gloria do Goita), Larissa (Sampayo), Lace (AD Santo Andre), Maria Paula Albiero (Unisois / Boulema) Drinks / Tite / BAX Catandua) and Najinha (Sodi Doses / Mesquita / LSB).
In the three-point challenge, the standard was based on statistics entered into the competition up to May 15, with the best percentage of perimeter utilization and eight athletes attempting at least 40 shots. The list includes Tati Pacheco (Ituano), Le Lisboa (Sampayo Basquet), Yasmeem (Vera Cruz Campinas), Tasia (Vera Cruz Campinas), Izabella (Ceci Araraquara), Bia (Ceci Araracuara), Karen (Sport / Gloria Do Go). . , And Ariadna (AD Santo Andre).
Office of Communications – Ministry of Citizenship, with information from the LBF