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Fernando Arcega Aperte (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando aɾˈθeɣa]; born 3 September 1960 in Ainzón, Zaragoza, Aragón) is a retired basketball player from Spain. He used to play as forward.

Fernando Arcega
Personal information
Born (1960-09-03) 3 September 1960 (age 59)
Zaragoza, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
Playing career1979–1995
PositionForward
Career history
1979–1981CN Helios
1981–1995CB Zaragoza

Arcega earned 121 caps for the Spain national basketball team and played at three Olympic Games. He was silver medallist for Spain in 1984 at Olympic Games and in 1983 at Eurobasket, and bronze medalist in 1991 at Eurobasket. Arcega won two Spanish Cups (1984, 1989) playing for CB Zaragoza (as CAI Zaragoza).

Personal lifeEdit

Two of his brothers, José and Joaquín, also played professional basketball in Spain. Jose did also represent Spain in the Olympics.

Arcega's nephew, José Joaquín 'JJ', currently plays for Philadelphia Eagles.

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