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Dino Meneghin (Italy)
Born on January Wednesday, 1950, in in Alano di Piave,Italy.
Height:
206cm (6'9")
Position:
Center
Nationality:
Italy

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Sunday, 2010.

Clubs

  • Varese: 1966-1981
  • Milano: 1981-1990
  • Trieste: 1990-1993
  • Milano: 1993-1994

Club Highlights

  • 7 times Champion of the European Cup for Men's Champion Clubs (current Euroleague): 1970,1972,1973,1975,1976,1987 and 1988
  • 2 times Champion of the European Cup Winner's Cup: 1967 and 1980
  • Champion of the 1985 European Cup Radivoj Korac
  • 3 times Champion of the Intercontinental Cup: 1970,1973 and 1987
  • 12 times Champion of the Italian League: 1969,1970,1971,1973,1974,1977,1978,1982,1985,1986,1987 and 1989
  • 6 times Champion of the Italian Cup: 1969,1970,1971,1973,1986 and 1987

National Team

  • 271 appearances with the Italian National Team from 1969 to 1984: participated in 4 Olympic Games (Munich 1972,Montreal 1976,Moscow 1980 and Los Angeles 1984),2 World Championships (Ljubljana 1970 and Manila 1978) and 8 European Championships/EuroBaskets (1969,1971,1973,1975,1977,1979,1981 and 1983)
  • Olympic Silver medalist in Moscow 1980
  • European Champion in Nantes 1983
  • 2 times Bronze medalist in European Championships: Germany 1971 and Yugoslavia 1975

Individual Highlights

  • Played an impressive number of 28 seasons,an absolute record in the Italian championship
  • European Player of the Year in 1980 and 1983
  • After his retirement as a player,became Team Manager of Pallacanestro Milano and of the Italian National Team (European Champion in Paris 1999,Bronze medalist in the 2003 Stockholm European Championship and Olympic Silver medalist in Athens 2004)
  • Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana (top civil distinction in Italy) in 2005
  • Elected in 2008 as one of the 50 Greatest Contributors in the History of European Club Basketball
  • President of the Italian Basketball Federation (FIP) since February 2009
  • Member of the Board of FIBA Europe since May 2010