Namika Lahti

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Namika Lahti
Namika Lahti logo
Leagues Korisliiga
Founded 1898
Dissolved 2015
History Viipuri (Vyborg)
(1898–1946)
Namika Lahti
(1947–2015)
Arena Suurhalli Areena
Capacity 2,000
Location Lahti, Finland
Team colors Purple and White
         
Championships 2 Finnish Titles
3 Finnish Cups
Retired numbers 1 (6])
Website namikalahti.com
Uniforms

Namika Lahti was a basketball club based in Lahti, Finland. The club played in the Korisliiga, the top Finnish championship league. The club was established in 1898 in Vyborg and moved to Lahti in 1947. In 2015, the club was dissolved, after economic problems.

Name and history[edit]

"Namika" is a nickname for NMKY, meaning Young Men's Christian Association. The association was founded in 1898 in Vyborg, and moved to Lahti after the World War II as Vyborg became a part of Soviet Union.[1]

Titles[edit]

2000, 2009
Runners-up (4): 1996, 2002, 2004, 2007
Third place: 2001
1989, 1994, 2000

Season by season[edit]

Recent seasons[2]
Season Tier League Pos. Postseason European competitions
2010–11 1 Korisliiga 9
2011–12 1 Korisliiga 11
2012–13 1 Korisliiga 11
2013–14 1 Korisliiga 8 Quarterfinalist

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lahden NMKY Namika Lahti Official Homepage (in Finnish). Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  2. ^ History / Eurobasket.com

External links[edit]