Oscar Furlong

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Furlong in the 1950s

Oscar Alberto Furlong (October 22, 1927 – June 11, 2018) was an Argentine basketball player, tennis player and tennis coach. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

As a basketball player, he was a FIBA World Cup champion in 1950, who also competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics, and at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1] Furlong was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame, in September 2007.

Following his basketball retirement, he played tennis. He was the coach of the Argentine Davis Cup team. In 1977, his last year as a tennis coach, his team reached the semifinals of the 1977 Davis Cup.

Furlong died on June 11, 2018 in Buenos Aires at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. "Oscar Furlong Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  2. Murió Oscar Furlong, campeón mundial de básquetbol con la Argentina en 1950 (in Spanish)

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