Tarbes Gespe Bigorre

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Tarbes Gespe Bigorre
Founded 1983
Home court Palais des Sports du Quai de l’Adour
1 Quai de l’Adour
F-65010 Tarbes (France)
Colors Home: white - Away: purple
Ronchetti Cups 1996
French championships 2010
Head coach Alain Jardel
Captain Isis Arrondo
Mascot Winnie the Bear
Website Official website
TGBÉLITE.com

Tarbes Gespe Bigorre (often called Tarbes GB or TGB) is a French basketball club, taking part to the professional French league for women, the LFB, and to European Cups (now EuroLeague Women). It is the most important club sport in the town of Tarbes, a 60,000 inhabitants town in the southwest part of France.

History[edit]

Prize winners[edit]

  • 1 Ronchetti Cup: 1996 (Runner-up in 2002)
  • 1 French championship: 2010 (Runner-up in 1993, 1995, 2003)
  • 3 French Cups: 1996, 1997, 1998 (Runner-up in 2009, 2010)
  • 1 Tournoi de la Fédération: 1995 (Runner-up in 1996, 1997)

Players and coaches[edit]

2006-2007 roster[edit]

Name Date of birth Height Nationality Position
4 Marion Laborde December 6, 1986 1.76 m  France 2
5 Claire Tomaszewski November 25, 1982 1.78 m  France 2
6 Laure Savasta (cap.) March 18, 1974 1.73 m  France 1-2
7 Jaklin Zlatanova March 23, 1986 1.88 m  Bulgaria 3
8 Clémence Beikes October 19, 1983 1.79 m  France 2
9 Aurélie Bonnan August 1, 1983 1.87 m  France 4
10 Penda Sy April 29, 1984 1.90 m  France 5
11 Alexia Kusion March 12, 1989 1.80 m  France 2
12 Gergana Slavcheva October 20, 1979 1.86 m  Bulgaria 3
13 Kristina Česnavičiūtė September 18, 1983 2.02 m  Lithuania 5
13 Mfon Udoka June 16, 1976 1.90 m  United States -  Nigeria 3-4
14 Isabelle Yacoubou April 21, 1986 1.95 m  France 5
15 Ayana Walker September 10, 1979 1.91 m  United States 4
Head Coach: Pascal Pisan ( France)
Assistant: Xavier Noguera ( France)
Assistant: Krassimira Banova ( Bulgaria)

Season 2005-2006[edit]

Famous players[edit]

Successive coaches[edit]

External links[edit]