Fribourg Olympic
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Fribourg Olympic
Fribourg Olympic
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LeaguesSwiss Basketball League
Founded27 April 1961; 58 years ago (1961-04-27)
ArenaSalle Saint-Léonard
Capacity2,850
LocationFribourg, Switzerland
PresidentPhilippe de Gottrau
Head coachPetar Aleksi?
2017-18 positionSBL, 1st of 12
WebsiteLink

Fribourg Olympic Basket, commonly known as Fribourg Olympic, is a Swiss professional basketball club based in Fribourg, and a seventeen-time Swiss champion. Due to sponsorship reasons, the former name of the club was Benetton Fribourg. Olympic plays in the Salle Saint-Léonard , which has a capacity of 2,850 people.

History

Fribourg Olympic played seven times the old EuroLeague as Swiss champions. In all that time, the club only qualified two times for the second round by winning their previous series.

In 2007, Fribourg Olympic played the 2007-08 ULEB Cup regular season, but ended in the last position of their group.

In 2016, Fribourg won its first Swiss Basketball League title since eight years. In the 2017-18 season, Fribourg won its seventeenth national title. Following its title, the club made its debut in the qualifying rounds of the Basketball Champions League (BCL), finally reaching, on 4 October 2018, the regular season[1] after beating in three qualifying rounds, in order Avtodor Saratov, Donar and Sakarya BB.

Honours

Swiss Basketball League
  • Champions (18): 1966, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2016, 2018, 2019
    • Runners-up (17): 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1976, 1977, 1983, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010, 2011
Swiss Cup
  • Winners (8): 1967, 1976, 1978, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2016, 2018
Swiss League Cup
  • Winners (5): 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2018

Roster

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Notable players

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Head coaches

References

External links


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