BC Krasny Oktyabr

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BC Krasny Oktyabr
BC Krasny Oktyabr logo
Founded 2012
Dissolved 2016
Arena Volgograd Sports Palace of Trade Unions
Arena Capacity 3,700
Location Volgograd, Russia
Team colors Red, White, Black
              
President Dmitry Gerasimenko
Website bcredoctober.com
Uniforms


BC Krasny Oktyabr was a Russian professional basketball club that is based in Volgograd. In English, the club's name translates to "'BC Red October'". The club played in the VTB United League until 2016, when the team was forced to leave the league because its home arena did not meet requirements.

History[edit]

The team was founded in 2012, and played its first season in the Russian Basketball Super League, the second division in Russia. In the 2013–14 season, the team played in the VTB United League, the highest stage for Russian clubs. In the first season of Krasny Oktyabr in the VTB United League, it qualified for the playoffs by finishing in the 6th place in Group B. Also, European powerhouse CSKA Moscow was defeated by Krasny Oktyabr in the quarterfinals of the 2013–14 Russian Cup tournament.

On August 30, 2016, the team was forced to leave the United League, because its home arena wasn't approved to host tournaments.[1]

Arenas[edit]

The club usually played its home games at the 3,700 seat Volgograd Sports Palace of Trade Unions,[2][3][4] which is located in Volgograd. The club also played European-wide competition home games at the 5,000 seat Krylatskoye Sports Palace, which is located in Moscow.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Result Russian Cup European competitions
2012–13 2 Super League 11
2013–14 1 VTB United League 6 Round of 16 Semifinalist
2014–15 1 VTB United League 12 Quarterfinalist
2015–16 1 VTB United League 9 Eurocup
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