1953 FIBA World Championship for Women

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1953 FIBA World Championship
for Women
1st FIBA Basketball World
Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nation Chile
Dates 7 to 22 March 1953
Teams 10 (from 4 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  United States (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Players Teams
Points France Golchen (19.2)  France (48.2)
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The 1953 FIBA World Championship for Women was hosted by Chile. The first FIBA World Championship for Women was won by the USA.

Venues[edit]

City Venue
Santiago Estadio Nacional de Chile

Preliminary round[edit]

  • Winners qualify to the final round
  • Losers qualify to the first repass round
    • Worst loser qualify to the second repass round
7 March
Peru  22–62  France
8 March
Cuba  31–50  Brazil
8 March
Paraguay  28–60  United States
10 March
Argentina  39–34  Mexico
10 March
Chile  37–28  Switzerland

Repass round[edit]

First round[edit]

  • Winners qualify to second repass round
  • Losers qualify to the classification round
11 March
Mexico  33–41  Paraguay
11 March
Cuba  32–28  Switzerland

Second round[edit]

  • Group winner qualifies to the final round
  • Bottom two teams qualify to the classification round
Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Paraguay 2 2 0 111 89 +22 4
 Cuba 2 1 1 101 98 +3 3
 Peru 2 0 2 59 84 −25 2
13 March
Cuba  29–42  Peru
14 March
Peru  30–42  Paraguay
15 March
Cuba  59–69 2OT  Paraguay

Classification round[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Peru 3 3 0 106 73 +33 6
 Mexico 3 2 1 98 94 +4 5
 Switzerland 3 1 2 68 79 −11 4
 Cuba 3 0 3 53 79 −26 3
18 March
Mexico  40–25  Switzerland
18 March
Peru  31–20  Cuba
19 March
Peru  34–26  Switzerland
19 March
Mexico  31–28 OT  Cuba
20 March
Switzerland  17–5  Cuba
20 March
Peru  41–27  Mexico

Final round[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 United States 5 4 1 188 155 +33 9  
 Chile 5 3 2 227 207 +20 8 2–0
 France 5 3 2 227 176 +51 8 1–1
 Brazil 5 3 2 183 186 −3 8 0–2
 Paraguay 5 1 4 170 237 −67 6 1–0
 Argentina 5 1 4 159 193 −34 6 0–1
13 March
United States  41–37  France
14 March
Brazil  40–36  Argentina
15 March
Argentina  44–38  Chile
16 March
France  49–37  Brazil
16 March
Chile  67–42  Paraguay
17 March
United States  34–22  Argentina
18 March
France  58–27  Paraguay
18 March
Brazil  29–23  United States
19 March
Paraguay  33–31  Argentina
19 March
Chile  45–35  France
21 March
United States  41–31  Paraguay
21 March
Chile  41–37  Brazil
22 March
Brazil  40–37  Paraguay
22 March
France  48–26  Argentina
22 March
United States  49–36  Chile

Final standings[edit]

# Team
Med 1.png 1  United States
Med 2.png 2  Chile
Med 3.png 3  France
4  Brazil
5  Paraguay
6  Argentina
7  Peru
8  Mexico
9  Switzerland
10  Cuba

Awards[edit]

 1953 World Championship Winner 

United States
First title

References[edit]