Astoria Bydgoszcz

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Astoria
Astoria logo
NicknameAsta
LeaguesPLK
Founded8 April 1924; 97 years ago (1924-04-08)
ArenaArtego Arena
Capacity1,470
LocationBydgoszcz, Poland
PresidentBartłomiej Dzedzej
Head coachArtur Gronek
Championships3 I Liga
Websitewww.astoria.bydgoszcz.pl

Astoria Bydgoszcz, also known as simply Astoria, is a Polish multi-sports club most known for the professional men's basketball team, based in Bydgoszcz. Playing in the Polish Basketball League and in the past in the FIBA Korać Cup.

History[edit]

Astoria Bydgoszcz in 2019

In the 2018–19 season, Astoria defeated Śląsk Wrocław in the finals of the play-offs, thus crowning itself I Liga champions.[1] The accomplishment gained the club promotion to the Polish Basketball League (PLK), for the first time in 13 years. Astoria Bydgoszcz also has a reserve team that plays in Polish third-tier level II Liga. The Astoria U-18 team won the Polish Championship in 1987 and became 2nd in 1988. The U-16 team won the Polish Championship in 1985 and became 2nd also in 1988.

Honours[edit]

I Liga

  • Winners (3): 1988–89, 2002–03, 2018–19

Current roster[edit]

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

Astoria Bydgoszcz roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 1 Poland Kutta, Karol 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 24 – (1996-12-29)29 December 1996
G/F 2 Poland Zębski, Mateusz 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 29 – (1992-05-13)13 May 1992
SG 3 Poland Pluta Jr., Andrzej 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 21 – (2000-06-03)3 June 2000
PF 4 Poland Szyttenholm, Dorian 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 38 – (1983-05-02)2 May 1983
SG 5 Poland Aleksandrowicz, Michał 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 32 – (1989-05-10)10 May 1989
G/F 8 Poland Chyliński, Michał (C) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 35 – (1986-02-22)22 February 1986
PG 10 Lithuania Domarkas, Dominykas 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 29 – (1992-04-24)24 April 1992
SG 11 United States Jorgensen, Paul 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 25 – (1996-07-21)21 July 1996
C 15 Latvia Cavars, Klavs 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 25 – (1996-02-11)11 February 1996
F 21 Poland Krasuski, Michał 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 21 – (2000-05-21)21 May 2000
C 23 Poland Kędel, Patryk 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 22 – (1999-01-26)26 January 1999
PF 32 United States Herndon, Alan 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 26 – (1994-11-10)10 November 1994
C 34 Bosnia and Herzegovina Lončar, Markus 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) 25 – (1996-04-08)8 April 1996
F 77 Poland Niziol, Jakubi 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 25 – (1996-05-08)8 May 1996
Head coach

Poland Artur Gronek

Assistant coach(es)
  • Poland Grzegorz Skiba
  • Poland Marcin Woźniak

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: September 8, 2021

Team names[edit]

  • Weltinex Astoria Bydgoszcz (1990–1991)
  • Polfrost Astoria Bydgoszcz (1991–1992)
  • Domar Astoria Bydgoszcz (1994)
  • Samsung Astoria Bydgoszcz (1994–1995)
  • BFM Astoria Bydgoszcz (1995–1996)
  • Kujawiak-Astoria Bydgoszcz (1997–2000)
  • Astoria Bydgoszcz (2000–2002)
  • Wody Mineralne Ostromecko Astoria Bydgoszcz (2002)
  • KPSW Astoria Bydgoszcz (2007)
  • Enea Astoria Bydgoszcz (2017–2021)
  • Enea Abramczyk Astoria Bydgoszcz (2021–present)

Seasons in the Polish Basketball League[edit]

Results in European competitions[edit]

Season Competition Round Opposition Score
1991–92 FIBA Korać Cup First round Belgium Bobcat Gent 75–87 (H)
82–95 (A)

Former notable players[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

Other Sections[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

In past[edit]

  • Association football
  • Athletics
  • Disabled sports
  • Fencing
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice skating
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wyborcza.pl". bydgoszcz.wyborcza.pl. Retrieved 28 July 2019.

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