BC Krasny Oktyabr

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BC Krasny Oktyabr
BC Krasny Oktyabr logo
Founded 2012
Arena Volgograd Sports Palace of Trade Unions
Arena Capacity 3,700
Location Volgograd, Russia
Team colors Red, White, Black
              
President Dmitry Gerasimenko
Website bcredoctober.com
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

BC Krasny Oktyabr is a Russian professional basketball club that is based in Volgograd. In English, the club's name is "BC Red October". The club plays in the VTB United League.

History[edit]

The team was founded in 2012, and played its first season in the Russian Basketball Super League, the second division in Russia. In the 2013–14 season, the team played in the VTB United League, the highest stage for Russian clubs. In the first season of Krasny Oktyabr in the VTB United League, it qualified for the playoffs by finishing in the 6th place in Group B. Also, European powerhouse CSKA Moscow was defeated by Krasny Oktyabr in the quarterfinals of the 2013–14 Russian Cup tournament.

On August 30, 2016, the team was forced to leave the United League, because its home arena wasn't approved to host tournaments.[1]

Arenas[edit]

The club has usually plays its home games at the 3,700 seat Volgograd Sports Palace of Trade Unions,[2][3][4] which is located in Volgograd. The club also has played European-wide competition home games at the 5,000 seat Krylatskoye Sports Palace, which is located in Moscow.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Result Russian Cup European competitions
2012–13 2 Super League 11
2013–14 1 VTB United League 6 Round of 16 Semifinalist
2014–15 1 VTB United League 12 Quarterfinalist
2015–16 1 VTB United League 9 Eurocup
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