Tijuca Tênis Clube

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Tijuca Tênis Clube
Leagues NBB
Founded1915
(parent athletic club)
Arena Ginásio Álvaro Vieira Lima
Capacity3,000
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Team colorsWhite and Red
  
President Flag of Brazil.svg Paulo Maciel
Head coach Flag of Brazil.svg Miguel Ângelo
Website tijucatenis.com.br

Tijuca Tênis Clube, abbreviated as Tijuca T.C., is a Brazilian professional basketball club that is based in the Tijuca neighborhood, in the Northern Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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History

Tijuca's parent athletic association was founded in 1915, initially as a tennis club, with the name Tijuca Lawn Tennis Club. Basketball was introduced later, and became the club's most popular sport. Tijuca has reached the final of the Rio de Janeiro State Championship ten times, losing them all. In 2010, 2011, and 2012, Tijuca lost to Flamengo in the Rio de Janeiro State Finals.

In 2011, the team won the Brazilian Super Cup against Liga Sorocabana, and acquired the right to play in Brazil's top-tier level league, the NBB, in the 2011–12 season. In that season, Tijuca finished the regular season in twelfth place in the league. In the playoffs, the team was beaten by Uberlândia.

Roster

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

Tijuca Tênis Clube roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.Nat.NameHt.
CG 31 Flag of Brazil.svg Garcia Hubner, Marcos Sather 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
Head coach
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Eldio Leal
Assistant coach(es)
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Daniel Chaves Bello

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured

Updated: 2013-03-17

Honors and titles

National

Regional

Other sports

Besides the club's basketball team, Tijuca T.C. also has other sports sections for futsal, swimming, and several other sports. [2]

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References

  1. http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/bairros/basquete-do-tijuca-tenis-clube-alcando-por-voos-maiores-7088020
  2. "ATIVIDADES PRATICADAS NO TIJUCA TÊNIS CLUBE". tijucatenis.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved March 17, 2013.