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Namika Lahti was a basketball club based in Lahti, Finland. The club played in the Korisliiga, the top Finnish championship league. The club was established in 1898 in Vyborg and moved to Lahti in 1947. In 2015, the club was dissolved, after economic problems.

Namika Lahti
Namika Lahti logo
LeaguesKorisliiga
Founded1898
Dissolved2015
HistoryViipuri (Vyborg)
(1898–1946)
Namika Lahti
(1947–2015)
ArenaSuurhalli Areena
Capacity2,000
LocationLahti, Finland
Team colorsPurple and White
         
Championships2 Finnish Titles
3 Finnish Cups
Retired numbers1 (6])
Websitenamikalahti.com

Name and historyEdit

"Namika" is a nickname for NMKY, meaning Young Men's Christian Association. The association was founded in 1898 in Vyborg, and moved to Lahti after the World War II as Vyborg became a part of Soviet Union.[1]

TitlesEdit

2000, 2009
Runners-up (4): 1996, 2002, 2004, 2007
Third place: 2001
1989, 1994, 2000

Season by seasonEdit

Recent seasons[2]
Season Tier League Pos. Postseason European competitions
2010–11 1 Korisliiga 9
2011–12 1 Korisliiga 11
2012–13 1 Korisliiga 11
2013–14 1 Korisliiga 8 Quarterfinalist

Notable playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lahden NMKY Namika Lahti Official Homepage (in Finnish). Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  2. ^ History / Eurobasket.com

External linksEdit