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Renato RIGHETTO
Enshrined as a technical official/referee in the FIBA Hall of Fame on 1st March 2007
26/02/2007Renato RIGHETTO (2007 Class)


Born on 30th January 1921, in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Died on 18th November 2001, in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, due to Alzheimer's disease
Nationality: Brazilian

Enshrined as a technical official/referee in the FIBA Hall of Fame on 1st March 2007







Professional Highlights:

  • He was an architect
  • Refereed over 800 international games, from 1960 to 1977
  • Refereed in 4 Olympic Games: Rome 1960, Tokyo 1964, Mexico 1968 and Munich 1972
  • Called 3 Olympic Finals: Rome 1960, Mexico 1968 and Munich 1972
  • Refereed in the 1971 World Championship for Women in São Paulo
  • Refereed in 2 Pan American Games: Winnipeg 1967 and Cali 1971
  • In 1977, when Renato Righetto retired, FIBA named him Honorary Referee