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Ernesto Segura De Luna (Spain)
Born on February Saturday, 1922, in in Barcelona, Spain.
Nationality:
Spain

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

Highlights

  • He was a lawyer
  • Secretary and then Vice President of the Catalan Basketball Federation: 1954-1959
  • President of the Catalan Basketball Federation: 1959-1972
  • President of the Spanish Basketball Federation: 1972-1984 and 1992-2004
  • Member of the Spanish Olympic Committee: 1973-1989
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Spanish Olympic Committee: 1977-1982
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Consejo Superior de Deportes (High Council for Sport in Spain): 1981-1985
  • President of the Legal Commission of FIBA as of 1986
  • President of the Standing Conference of Europe (current FIBA Europe): 1996-1998
  • Member of the FIBA Central Board: 1998-2002

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • Named Honorary Life Member of FIBA in September 2002
  • FIBA Order of Merit in November 2002
  • Named Honorary President of the Spanish Basketball Federation in November 2004
  • Order of Merit from the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) in 2005
  • Named Honorary Member of FIBA Europe in May 2006
  • Gran Cruz Real Orden del Mérito Deportivo (Great Cross of the Royal Order of Merit in Sports) in May 2006, awarded by the Spanish Government