World Netball Championships

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World Netball Championships
Upcoming season or competition:
Current sports event 1963 World Netball Championships
Sport Netball
Founded 1963; 61 years ago (1963)
Inaugural season 1963
Administrator IFNA
No. of teams 11 teams (1963)
Most recent
champion(s)
 New Zealand
(1st title)
Most titles  New Zealand (1 title)

The World Netball Championships is a quadrennial international netball world championship organised by International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA).

History[edit | edit source]

In 1960, representatives from Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa and the West Indies met to discuss standardising the rules of the sport. This led to the establishment of the International Federation of Women's Basketball and Netball (which later became the International Federation of Netball Associations). Formal rules were established at this inaugural meeting and a decision to hold World Championship tournaments every four years was also made. The first World Netball Championship was held in 1963 and was hosted by England.

Results[edit | edit source]

Tournament history[edit | edit source]

Year Host Final 3rd place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1963
Details
England Eastbourne
New Zealand
Round-robin
Australia

England
Round-robin
Jamaica
11

External links[edit | edit source]

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