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08 Stockholm Human Rights

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Arena  Åkeshovshallen, Bromma
President  Jonas Morin
Website  08stockholm.se
Location  Alvik, Stockholm, Sweden
Team colors  Black and White
Head coach  Patrick Levy
Founded  1996
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Championships  Men: 1 (2001) Women: 4 (2001, '03, '07, '10)
Former names  KFUM Järfälla, KFUM Blackeberg, KFUM South, KFUM Central, Alviks BK

08 Stockholm Human Rights is a Swedish basketball team located in Stockholm that competes in the women's Damligan.

The club was established in 1996 when two of the most successful basketball associations, Alvik BK (established 1956) and the South YMCA Basketball (established 1949), collaborated to form 08 Stockholm. The reason for the name of "Human Rights" is because of the club's active social commitment to using basketball as a tool to work against racism, for social inclusion and to educate their players and leaders in the club's core values.

Since their inception in 1996–97, the club has been very successful with both their men's and women's teams winning the league championship in 2001. The women's team has subsequently won three national championships (2003, 2007, 2010) since then, while the men's team previously won the inaugural Swedish-Finnish league championship in 1999. In 2013, the men's team was removed from the Basketligan because it didn't meet requirements set by the league.

Notable past players

  • Kodi Augustus
  • Jerel Blassingame
  • Rodney Hamilton
  • / Erkan Inan
  • Tolga Tekinalp
  • References

    08 Stockholm Human Rights Wikipedia


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