Krisjana Barona street, 107 – this address in downtown Riga is pretty familiar to many Latvian basketball fans for being the home of one of the most significant sporting gymnasiums in the country – Daugava Sporta Nams. Opened in the mid 1960s, this old school has etched its name in Latvian sports history as once the home floor for Riga TTT, a legendary women’s basketball club of the 1970s and 1980s with a superhuman 217 cm center, Uljana Semjonova, on the roster and instilling fear in every opponent on the court. These days, it operates as a centre for Riga’s aspirin...
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