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Cesare Rubini (Italy)
Born on November 02, 1923, in Trieste (Italy).
Passed away on February 08, 2011, at the age of 87.
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Enshrined as a coach in the FIBA Hall of Fame on June 19, 2013.


  • Olimpia Milan head coach (1957-1972)
  • As a player : Olimpia Milan (1949- 57

National Team

  • Olympic silver medalist (1980)
  • EuroBasket gold medalist (1983); silver medalist (1991); bronze medalist (1985)
  • As a player: EuroBasket silver medalist (1946)
  • Played 84 games with the national team, 42 as captain

Individual Highlights

  • Olympic Games gold medalist in water polo in 1948 (London); bronze medalist in 1952
  • One of the rare world sportsmen to play at the highest level in two different team sports
  • Only athlete ever to be inducted in two different sports Hall of Fames
  • Manager of the Italian Basketball Federation (FIP) (1976-1993)
  • President of the World Associations of Basketball Coaches (1979-2002)