EuroBasket Women

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EuroBasket Women
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event EuroBasket Women 1962
Founded 1938
Inaugural season 1938
No. of teams 10
Countries FIBA Europe member associations
Continent FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Soviet Union
Most titles  Soviet Union (6 titles)

EuroBasket Women, previously referred to as the European Basketball Championship, is the main basketball competition contested biennially by the women's national teams governed by FIBA Europe, the European zone within the International Basketball Federation. The championship was first held in 1938.

Results[edit | edit source]

Summaries[edit | edit source]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1938 Flag of Italy Italy (Rome)
Lithuania
Round robin
Italy

Poland
Round robin
France
1950 Flag of Hungary Hungary (Budapest)
Soviet Union
Round robin
Hungary

Italy
Round robin
Czechoslovakia
1952 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union (Moscow)
Soviet Union
Round robin
Czechoslovakia

Hungary
Round robin
Bulgaria
1954 Flag of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia (Belgrade)
Soviet Union
Round robin
Czechoslovakia

Bulgaria
Round robin
Hungary
1956 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (Prague)
Soviet Union
53–35
Czechoslovakia

Hungary
67–48
Poland
1958 Flag of Poland Poland (Lodz)
Soviet Union
Round robin
Bulgaria

Poland
Round robin
Czechoslovakia
1960 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria (Sofia)
Bulgaria
Round robin
Soviet Union

Italy
Round robin
Czechoslovakia
1962 Flag of France France (Mulhouse)
Soviet Union
60–41
Bulgaria

Romania
51–33
Poland

Medal table[edit | edit source]

Countries in italics no longer compete at the European Championships.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union6107
2 Bulgaria1214
3 Lithuania1001
4 Czechoslovakia0303
5 Hungary0123
 Italy0123
7 Poland0022
8 Romania0011
Totals (8 nations)88824

External links[edit | edit source]

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