CS Rapid București (women's basketball)

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Clubul Sportiv Rapid București, commonly known as CS Rapid București, Rapid București, or simply Rapid, is a Romanian basketball club based in Bucharest, currently participates in the Liga Națională, the top-tier league in Romania. The team represents the basketball women's section of CS Rapid București, a multi-sports club.

Rapid București
Rapid București logo
LeaguesLiga Națională
Founded1934; 87 years ago (1934)
HistoryCFR București
(1934–1937)
Rapid București
(1937–1945)
CFR București
(1945–1950)
Locomotiva CFR
(1950–1958)
Rapid București
(1958–present)
ArenaSala Rapid
Capacity1,500
LocationBucharest, Romania
Team colorsWhite, Burgundy
   
PresidentValy Caciuriac
Head coachDan Militaru
Championships9 Romanian Leagues
Websiteclubulrapid.ro
Active departments of CS Rapid București
Football pictogram.svg Handball pictogram.svg Basketball pictogram.svg
Football Women's Handball Men's Basketball
Basketball pictogram.svg Water polo pictogram.svg Water polo pictogram.svg
Women's Basketball Men's
Water polo
Women's
Water polo
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Men's Volleyball Athletics Boxing
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Bowling Judo Karate
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Weightlifting Wrestling Hockey

Women's basketball section of Rapid was one of the Romanian leading teams during the communist era, winning nine national titles in 1951, 1952, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1972 and 1978. The team also won two Romanian Cups in 1969 and 1995.[1][2] 2001 marked its last appearance in FIBA competitions to date, in the Ronchetti Cup.[3]

HonoursEdit

 Champions (9): 1951, 1952, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1972, 1978
 Runners-up (1): 1998
 Champions (2): 1969, 1995

Current rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

CS Rapid București roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
6   Pantazi, Alexandra
G 8   Burlakova, Natalia 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
G 10   Stănici, Florina 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
C 11   Bejan, Roxana 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
14   Țicu, Maria
15   Duță, Adelina
23   Lupusavei, Alexandra
Head coach
  •   Militaru, Dan

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 14 September 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sectia baschet masculin. clubulrapid.ro (in Romanian)
  2. ^ Profile in eurobasket.com
  3. ^ Profile in FIBA Europe's website

External linksEdit