Penarol De Mar Del Plata
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Penarol De Mar Del Plata
Peñarol (MDP)
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NicknameMilrayitas (thousand-strips)
Founded7 November 1922; 97 years ago (1922-11-07)
ArenaPolideportivo Islas Malvinas
LocationMar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Team colors         
PresidentDomingo Robles
Head coachLeonardo Gutiérrez
Championships5 Argentine championships
2 FIBA Americas League
2 Torneo InterLigas
3 Torneo Super 8
2 Copa Desafío
1 Copa Argentina
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Club Atlético Peñarol (usually called Peñarol de Mar del Plata or simply Peñarol) is an Argentine sports club based in Mar del Plata. The club is mostly known for its basketball team, which is currently playing in the Liga Nacional de Básquet (LNB), the top level of the Argentine league system. Their home arena is the Polideportivo Islas Malvinas.

The team had its most successful campaign during 2010, winning 5 official tournaments (FIBA Americas League, Liga Nacional, InterLigas, and Copa Argentina).[1]

Apart from basketball, other activities held in Peñarol are football and martial arts.


Current roster

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

Retired numbers

Peñarol's retired numbers
Player Pos. Tenure Num. Retirement
8 Argentina Tato Rodríguez PG 1994-1998, 1999-2003, 2004-2011 23 Nov 2011 [2][3]

Notable former players

Notable coaches




Individual accomplishments

Olympic team selection


  1. ^ Miguel Romano (2010-10-10). "Cartón lleno para el gran campeón". Cancha Llena (in Spanish). Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Peñarol retiró la camiseta de 'Tato' Rodríguez", La Voz del Interior, 2011-11-23
  3. ^ "La camiseta de Tato dijo hasta siempre",, 2011-11-24

External links

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