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Farthest basketball shot made backwards

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  • Who: Rômulo Fontoura

  • What: Farthest basketball shot made backwards

  • Where: Brazil

The farthest basketball shot made backwards was 22 m (72 ft 2 in) by Rômulo Fontoura (Brazil) at the Reinan Batista sports complex in Baixa Grande, Brazil, on 20 August 2011.

Fontoura made his successful basket on his 20th attempt at the backwards, overhead shot.


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