Imanol Rementería, pivot of the mythical Estudiantes Caja Postal of the eighties, dies

Barely twelve days after the death of Miguel Ángel Martín, “El Cura”, the Estudiantes family is once again in mourning. Ion Imanol Rementeria Totorika (Elgoíbar, 1964 -Guipúzcoa-), former player of the collegiate first team between 1983 and 1989, has died at the age of 58. Rementería came to coincide with “El Cura” in the Ramiro de Maeztu team, but before that he had already become a classic of the club since his arrival from the Real Madrid youth system where he shared a team with Guillermo Hernangómez, the father of Juancho and Willy.

The Guipuzcoan pivot, of 2,02became an important player in the rotation of the collegiate team when the “Estu” began to give war to the greats in the eighties. Formed in the Madrid youth academy, it ended up becoming a Madrid basketball classic. In addition to going through the two most important clubs in the Community, he was part of the Collado Villalba, Atletico Madrid, Europolis Las Rozas y Canoe until his retirement in 1993.



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