CSM Târgoviște (basketball)

Club Sportiv Municipal Târgoviște, commonly referred to as simply CSM Târgoviște, is a Romanian women's basketball club from Târgoviște.[1] Founded in 1991, it plays in the Liga Națională.[2]

CSM Târgoviște
CSM Târgoviște logo
NicknamePortocala Mecanică
(Clockwork Orange)
LeaguesLiga Națională
Founded1991; 30 years ago (1991)
HistoryOțelinox Târgoviște
Livas Metaco Târgoviște
Oțelul Livas Târgoviște
Livas Târgoviște
(1991–2003)
Livas Petrom Târgoviște
(2003–2005)
Biandra Târgoviște
(2005–2007)
MCM Târgoviște
(2007–2011)
CSM Târgoviște
(2011–present)
ArenaPolyvalent Hall
Capacity2,000
LocationTârgoviște, Romania
Team colorsOrange, Blue
   
PresidentCiprian Prisăcaru
Team managerValerian Ioan
Head coachCătălin Tănase
Championships12 Romanian Leagues
9 Romanian Cups
WebsiteOfficial website
Active departments of CSM Târgoviște
Basketball pictogram.svg Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg International amateur radio symbol.svg
Basketball Volleyball Amateur radio
Boxing pictogram.svg Judo pictogram.svg Tennis pictogram.svg
Boxing Judo Tennis

HistoryEdit

The club promoted to the first league in 1992. Târgoviște won its first national championship in 1995 and since then the team has won nine more championships. In 2010 it reached the Eurocup's Quarter-finals after beating MBK Ružomberok and CB Islas Canarias in the knockout stages, ending the competition after losing dramatically to Dynamo Kursk (75-57 and 55-76).

The club has gone through several name changes during its existence, including Oțelinox, Livas Metaco, Oțelul Livas, Livas, Livas Petrom, Biandra, Municipal, MCM Târgoviște, BC Municipal MCM and currently CSM Târgoviște.

HonoursEdit

  Liga Națională

 Winners (12): 1994–95, 1995–96, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2013–14, 2014–15
 Runners-up (3): 2005–06, 2012–13, 2015–16

  Cupa României

 Winners (9): 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17

  Liga I

 Winners (1): 1991–92

Notable playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Istoric" (in Romanian). baskettgv.ro. Archived from the original on 2011-11-29. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  2. ^ "MUNICIPAL TARGOVISTE". FIBA Europe. Retrieved 26 October 2012.

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