Club Atlético Peñarol (Mar del Plata)

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Nickname Milrayitas (thousand-strips)
Leagues Liga Nacional de Básquet
Founded 7 November 1922; 94 years ago (1922-11-07)
Arena Polideportivo Islas Malvinas
Location Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Team colors Blue and white          
President Domingo Robles
Head coach Sergio Hernández
Championships 5 Argentine championships
2 FIBA Americas League
2 Torneo InterLigas
3 Torneo Super 8
2 Copa Desafío
1 Copa Argentina
Website www.peñ
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Club Atlético Peñarol (usually called Peñarol de Mar del Plata or simply Peñarol) is a professional basketball team based in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Peñarol currently play 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 4 official tournaments (FIBA Americas League, Liga Nacional, InterLigas, and Copa Argentina).[1]


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. # Nat. Name
SF 4 Argentina Alejandro Diez 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
PF 10 Argentina Gutiérrez, Leonardo 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 39 – (1978-05-16)16 May 1978
C 21 Argentina Torres, Juan Manuel 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 33 – (1984-02-24)24 February 1984
F 22 United States Kennedy Winston
F 24 Argentina Franco Giorgetti
PG 30 Argentina Juan Pablo Figueroa
SF 32 United States Pettigrew, Steffphon 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 28 – (1989-03-21)21 March 1989
C 34 United States Chris Moss 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 37 – (1980-02-07)7 February 1980
C 35 Argentina Roberto Acuña
75 Argentina Tomas Monacchi
77 Argentina Pablo Valentinuzi
G 91 Chile Sebastián Suárez
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2016-12-04

Retired numbers[edit]

Peñarol retired numbers
Player Position Tenure Num. Retirement
8 Argentina Tato Rodríguez PG 1994–1998, 1999–2003, 2004–2011 23 November 2011 [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.
- 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
- Coached a national team




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

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