BM Bera Bera

Balonmano Bera Bera is a Spanish women's handball club from San Sebastián representing rugby club Bera Bera RT in División de Honor since 1998. It was previously known as Corteblanco Bidebieta, having played in top-flight since 1989.

Bera Bera
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Short nameBalonmano Bera Bera
Founded1983
ArenaPolideportivo Bidebieta, San Sebastián
Capacity2,800
PresidentAitor Telletxea
Head coachImanol Álvarez (ESP)
LeagueDivisión de Honor
2018–19División de Honor, 2nd
Club colours   
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Home
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Website
Official site
Active departments of Bera Bera
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Rugby Handball Basketball
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Bera Bera has won five spanish championships and six national cups, and is a regular of European competitions, while it has yet to play the Champions League. Its best result to date was reaching the Cup Winners' Cup's semifinals in 2008 after beating Budućnost Podgorica and KIF Vejen.[1]

Club's namesEdit

  • Sociedad Cultural Recreativa Deportiva Bidebieta – (1983–1998)
  • Balonmano Bera Bera – (1998–)

SponsorsEdit

  • Corteblanco – (1989–1998)
  • Meyba – (1990–91)
  • Akaba – (1999–2010)
  • Super Amara – (2016–present)

Season to seasonEdit

  • As Bidebieta:
Season Tier Division Pos. Notes
1985–86 2 Primera Nacional 1st (Group D)
1986–87 2 Primera Nacional 3rd (Group C)
1987–88 2 Primera Nacional 1st (Group B)
1988–89 2 Primera Nacional 1st (Group A)
1989–90 2 Primera Nacional 1st (Group A)
1990–91 1 División de Honor 10th
1991–92 1 División de Honor 6th
1992–93 1 División de Honor 4th
1993–94 1 División de Honor 6th
1994–95 1 División de Honor 3rd
1995–96 1 División de Honor 4th
1996–97 1 División de Honor 4th
1997–98 1 División de Honor 4th
  • As Balonmano Bera Bera:
Season Tier Division Pos. Notes
1998–99 1 División de Honor 7th
1999–00 1 División de Honor 5th
2000–01 1 División de Honor 5th
2001–02 1 División de Honor 4th
2002–03 1 División de Honor 5th
2003–04 1 División de Honor 4th
2004–05 1 División de Honor 5th
2005–06 1 División de Honor 5th
2006–07 1 División de Honor 5th Cup champion
2007–08 1 División de Honor 5th
2008–09 1 División de Honor 4th Cup champion
Season Tier Division Pos. Notes
2009–10 1 División de Honor 6th
2010–11 1 División de Honor 5th
2011–12 1 División de Honor 2nd
2012–13 1 División de Honor 1st League/Cup champion
2013–14 1 División de Honor 1st League/Cup champion
2014–15 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
2015–16 1 División de Honor 1st League/Cup champion
2016–17 1 División de Honor 2nd
2017–18 1 División de Honor 1st League champion
2018–19 1 División de Honor 2nd
2019–20 1 División de Honor 1st

TrophiesEdit

European recordEdit

Season Competition Round Club 1st leg 2nd leg Aggregate
2019–20 EHF Cup R1   LK Zug 30-16 45-31 75-47
R2   ASC Corona 2010 Brașov 30-35 32-31 62-66
2018–19 EHF Champions League Q1   SG BBM Bietigheim 27-33 3rd place
  Jomi Salerno 40-20
EHF Cup R3   Dunaújvárosi KKA 26-18 22-23 48–41
Group D   Podravka Koprivnica 29-32 32-26 4th place
  SCM Craiova 32-21 23-26
  Nykøbing Falster Håndbold 26-31 28-36
2017–18 EHF Cup R1   Colégio de Gaia 26-25 31-23 57-48
R2   Kastamonu Belediyesi 35-35 22-24 57-59
2016–17 EHF Champions League Q1   Hypo Niederösterreich 21–25 3rd place
  HC Gomel 28–20
EHF Cup R3   Brest BH 20–25 19–23 39–48
2015–16 EHF Cup R3   IUVENTA Michalovce 29-34 24-24 53-58
2014–15 EHF Cup R2   Jomi Salerno 29-19 28-20 57-39
L16   Muratpaşa Belediyesi 30-30 27-29 57-59
2013–14 EHF Champions League Group D   ZRK Vardar 19-23 20-30 4th place
  Podravka Koprivnica 18-29 28-19
  Larvik HK 17-27 21-29
2012–13 EHF Champions League Q1   Vistal Gdynia 22-31 3rd place
  LC Brühl 33-23
EHF Cup Winners' Cup R3   HC Danubius Galati 26-23 22-19 48-42
L16   Vistal Gdynia 20-32 29-17 49-49
QF   Thüringer HC 15-33 26-38 41-71

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2020–21 season

TransfersEdit

Transfers for the 2020-2021 season

Technical staffEdit

  •   Head Coach: Imanol Álvarez
  •   Assistant Coach: Eider Rubio

Notable playersEdit

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