Sisport

Sisport is a women's basketball team during the 1970s and 1980s in Turin, Italy.

History

Gruppo Sportivo FIAT (G.S. FIAT) was founded in 1922 by employees of the eponymous automobile manufacturer the city of Turin is still associated with.[1] Since 1978, it has first known as Sisport Fiat[2] and then simply as Sisport.[1] With the advent of professionalism in various sports, the club now largely caters to amateur and youth sports.

Sports

  • Athletics
  • Football (youth only)
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Swimming

Women's Basketball

Gruppo Sportivo FIAT
Founded1922
LocationTorino, Italy
Championships1 Euroleague Women

FIAT has won Euroleague Women in the 1979-80 season and two Italian Championships.

Titles

  • 1 Euroleague Women (1980)
  • 5 Italian Championships (1962, 1963, 1964, 1979, 1980)

Athletics

Notable former athletes include Mediterranean Games gold medalist Marisa Masullo, and the four Olympic gold medalists Pietro Mennea, Sara Simeoni, Maurizio Damilano and Gabriella Dorio (in that period under the sponsorship of Fiat Iveco).[3]

Titles

Honors

Notable athletes

References

  1. "Chi siamo (Who we are)". sisportfiat.it (in Italian).
  2. "Da C.S. Fiat a Spa". La Stampa (in Italian): 11. December 30, 1977.
  3. "Varie: consegnato il premio Aruga a Giampiero Boniperti". fidal.it. Retrieved 3 September 2017. Inoltre per aver guidato alla conquista del titolo olimpico ben quattro atleti Sisport: Sara Simeoni, Maurizio Damilano, Pietro Mennea e Gabriella Dorio
  4. Massimiliano Nerozzi (December 6, 2011). "Marchisio, un fuoriclasse un normale". lastampa.it (in Italian).


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