Rethymno Aegean B.C.

A.G.O. Rethymnou (Greek: Αθλητικός Γυμναστικός Όμιλος Ρεθύμνου, German: Athletic Sports Club Rethymnou in short, ΑΓOΡ, AGOR ) is a Greek basketball team, which is native to Crete. AGOR plays in the Greek A1 Ethniki League and plays its home games in Rethymno.


Founded as a grassroots organization in 1965 by Ioannis Antonios Chalkidakis and Vitakis, has AGOR only since 1986 on a basketball department. Until 1999 the club was the only one present in the lower leagues and played no significant role in the Greek basketball. In 1999 the club was relegated in the Gamma Ethniki ( ΓΕθνική ) on - which corresponds to the fourth division - and finished second in the following seasons always have a place in the top flight, but missed each time the climb. 2003 undertook the club Stergios Koufos as their new coach and with this also turned out for the first time a sporting success. With only two defeats season AGOR managed the championship and promotion to the Bita Ethniki ( ΒΕθνική ) which could also be completed in the following year with the first course and the club promotion to the second highest Greek League (A 2) enabled. During the first season, the rise was only just missed, AGOR abolished in 2007, a sensational leap into the Greek Cup final. On the way to the final to AGOR prevailed against, among others important variables such as Panionios PAOK Thessaloniki or Athens, but it lost to the heavily favored record cup winners Panathinaikos Athens.

Although AGOR the 2006/2007 season, although he finished only third in the table, the club rose to the highest Greek league (A1 Ethniki ), as Sporting Athens abandoned for financial reasons to participate.

At the end of the regular season 2012/2013 which Rethymno finished in fifth place, sat down later in the subsequent Playoffs against PAOK Thessaloniki through and reached the semifinals of the Greek Cup for the first time in club history.

Current squad

Significant or known former players