Cándido Sibilio

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Chicho Sibilio
Chicho Sibilio FCBarcelona.JPG
Cándido Sibilio in 2006
Personal information
Born3 October 1958
San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
Died10 August 2019 (aged 60)
San Gregorio de Nigua, Dominican Republic
NationalitySpanish / Dominican
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1976–1989FC Barcelona Bàsquet
1989–1993Tau Vitoria

Cándido Antonio "Chicho" Sibilio Hughes[a] (3 October 1958 – 10 August 2019) was a Dominican-Spanish basketball player. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1] He played for FC Barcelona Bàsquet from 1976 to 1989.

Sibilio died on 10 August 2019 in San Gregorio de Nigua, in the southern coast of the Dominican Republic from problems caused by diabetes, aged 60.[2][3]

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  1. This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Sibilio and the second or maternal family name is Hughes.

References[change | change source]

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Cándido Sibilio". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. "Muere el mítico jugador del Barça de baloncesto Chicho Sibilio a los 60 años". The Huffington Post. 10 August 2019.
  3. Anderle, Fabio (10 August 2019). "Ci ha lasciato "Chicho" Sibilio". Superbasket.

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