Romeo Sacchetti

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Romeo Sacchetti
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Sacchetti as head coach of Dinamo Sassari.
Personal information
Born (1953-08-20) August 20, 1953 (age 63)
Altamura, Italy
Nationality Italian
Listed height 6 ft 6.5 in (1.99 m)
Listed weight 247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1973–1992
Position Power forward
Coaching career 1996–present
Career history
As player:
1973–1976 Libertas Asti
1976–1979 Sporting Club Gira
1979–1984 Auxilium Torino
1984–1992 Pallacanestro Varese
As coach:
1996–1998 Auxilium Torino
1998–2001 Libertas Asti
2001–2002 Celana Bergamo
2002–2005 Castelletto Ticino
2005–2006 Fabriano Basket
2006–2007 Castelletto Ticino
2007–2008 Orlandina Basket
2008–2009 Pallacanestro Udine
2009–2015 Dinamo Sassari
2016–present Enel Brindisi
Career highlights and awards

As player:

As head coach:

Romeo Sacchetti (born August 20, 1953 in Altamura) is a former professional basketball player, and current basketball coach from Italy, who won the silver medal with his national team at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. Standing at a height of 1,99 m (6 ft. 6½ in.), he played as a power forward.

Club playing career[edit]

At the club level, Sacchetti played for the Italian teams Fernet Tonic Bologna (1976–1979, also known as Amaro Harrys Bologna, in Serie A2 in the 1976–77 season), Grimaldi Torino (1979–1984, also known as Berloni Torino), and Ciao Crem Varese (1984–1991, also known as Divarese Varese and Ranger Varese).[1]

Italian national team[edit]

Sacchetti was a member of the senior men's Italian national basketball team. With Italy's senior national team, he won a silver medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics. He also won a gold medal at the EuroBasket 1983, and a bronze medal at the EuroBasket 1985.

He also played at the 1984 Summer Olympics, and at the 1986 FIBA World Championship.


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