Club Atlético Peñarol (Mar del Plata)

This article is about the Argentine basketball team. For the Uruguayan football team, see Peñarol.
Nickname Milrayitas (thousand-strips)
Leagues Liga Nacional de Básquet
Founded 7 November 1922 (1922-11-07)
Arena Polideportivo Islas Malvinas
Location Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Team colors Blue and white          
President Domingo Robles
Head coach Sergio Hernández
Championships 5 Argentine championships
2 FIBA Americas League
2 Torneo InterLigas
3 Torneo Super 8
2 Copa Desafío
1 Copa Argentina
Website www.peñ

Club Atlético Peñarol (usually called Peñarol de Mar del Plata or simply Peñarol) is a professional basketball team based in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Peñarol currently play 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 4 official tournaments (FIBA Americas League, Liga Nacional, InterLigas, and Copa Argentina).[1]


Current roster

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Peñarol (MdP) roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name
G Chile Sebastián Suárez
SF 4 Argentina Alejandro Diez
PF 10 Argentina Leonardo Gutiérrez
F 22 United States Kennedy Winston
F 24 Argentina Franco Giorgetti
PG 30 Argentina Juan Pablo Figueroa
C 34 United States Chris Moss
C 35 Argentina Roberto Acuna
75 Argentina Tomas Monacchi
77 Argentina Pablo Valentinuzi
Head coach
  • Argentina Marcelo Richotti
Assistant coach(es)
  • Argentina Juan Manuel Gatti

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured

Updated: 2016-08-04

Retired numbers

Peñarol retired numbers
Player Position Tenure Num. Retirement
8 Argentina Sebastián "Tato" Rodríguez PG 1994-98, 1999-2003, 2004-11 23 November 2011 [2][3]

Other notable former players

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Notable coaches

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Individual accomplishments

Olympic team selection


  1. Miguel Romano (2010-10-10). "Cartón lleno para el gran campeón". Cancha Llena (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-10-11.
  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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