a gold medal for Bernard Lataste, former president of the Anglet Olympique Rugby Club

The mayor named this gold medal of the City to this Angloy who decided to get involved and share the fruit of his professional success in his associative universe. Beñat Lataste, who had made a name for himself in the middle of the carriers of the Basque Country, chose – obviously – rugby and the Anglet Olympique Rugby Club, of which he would hold the reins for twenty-one years, before to sell them to the tandem Jean-Louis Lahargou and Bruno Just.

“After starting in the administration, you decided to create your own company which you developed with the constant concern for its balanced growth based on experienced drivers and a generous social policy in an incessant search for new markets and a permanent bet on innovation. »

Elected president in 1989

“You never hid your passion for sport and rugby, which determined you to get involved in the Anglet club, of which you were elected president, in 1989. First French championship title 1st series the following year, a second the following year in Honor before reaching the top of amateur rugby, the Federal 1. “

An ascent favored when traveling by car Beñat Lataste had also offered a nice bus to the AORC. The social, he practiced it within the club by reaching out to players from the agglomeration at the end of their career. Many were present.

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