Club Atlético Peñarol (Mar del Plata)

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Peñarol logo
NicknameMilrayitas (thousand-strips)
LeaguesLiga Nacional de Básquet
Founded7 November 1922; 96 years ago (1922-11-07)
ArenaPolideportivo Islas Malvinas
LocationMar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Team colors         
PresidentDomingo Robles
Head coachLeonardo Gutiérrez
Championships5 Argentine championships
2 FIBA Americas League
2 Torneo InterLigas
3 Torneo Super 8
2 Copa Desafío
1 Copa Argentina

Club Atlético Peñarol (usually called Peñarol de Mar del Plata or simply Peñarol) is an Argentine sports club based in Mar del Plata. The club is mostly known for its basketball team, which is currently playing 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 5 official tournaments (FIBA Americas League, Liga Nacional, InterLigas, and Copa Argentina).[1]

Apart from basketball, other activities held in Peñarol are football and martial arts.


Current roster[edit]

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

Peñarol (MdP) roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
C United States Glenn, Ricardo 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 28 – (1990-05-01)1 May 1990
PF 12 Argentina Guaita, Diego 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 35 – (1983-01-02)2 January 1983
C 21 Argentina Torres, Juan Manuel 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 34 – (1984-02-24)24 February 1984
F 22 United States Kennedy Winston
PG 30 Argentina Juan Pablo Figueroa
SF 32 United States Pettigrew, Steffphon 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 29 – (1989-03-21)21 March 1989
C 34 United States Chris Moss 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 38 – (1980-02-07)7 February 1980
75 Argentina Tomas Monacchi
77 Argentina Pablo Valentinuzi
G 91 Chile Sebastián Suárez
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2018-09-01

Retired numbers[edit]

Peñarol retired numbers
Player Position Tenure Num. Ret.
8 Argentina Tato Rodríguez PG 1994–1998, 1999–2003, 2004–2011 2011-11-23 [2][3]

Other notable former players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either, set a club record or won an individual award as a professional player, or played at least one official international match for his senior national team.

Notable coaches[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either, won an award or title as head coach of a professional team or coached a national team

Titles and honors[edit]



Individual accomplishments[edit]

Olympic team selection[edit]


  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[edit]