Jorge Garbajosa

Jorge Garbajosa was elected as FIBA Europe President in May 2023.

In his previous role, he served as the President of the Spanish Basketball Federation from 2016 to 2023.

Since 2019, he has also been a member of the FIBA Europe Executive Committee, a co-opted member of the FIBA Central Board and chair of the FIBA Competitions Commission.

As a player, Garbajosa had an impressive international career with the Spanish national team, winning the FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2006 and lifting the FIBA EuroBasket trophy in 2009.

His list of accomplishments also includes a silver medal at the Olympic Basketball Tournament in 2008 and three more FIBA EuroBasket podium finishes – second place in 2003 and 2007 and third place in 2001.

During his illustrious professional career, Garbajosa represented a number of top European clubs, winning the Spanish and Italian League Cup titles, and also played in the NBA.

He will serve as FIBA Vice President for the 2023-2027 term.  

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