1959 FIBA World Championship for Women

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1959 FIBA World Championship
for Women
th FIBA Basketball World
Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nation  Soviet Union
Dates October 10-18
Teams 8
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Soviet Union (1st title)
1957
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The 1959 FIBA World Championship for Women was hosted by the USSR from 1959. The Soviet Union won the tournament.

Results[edit]

Every squad played against each other once, determining the final standings.

Rank Team W L Pts Diff
1  Soviet Union 7 0 14 +204
2  Bulgaria 6 1 13 +85
3  Czechoslovakia 5 2 12 +109
4  Yugoslavia 3 4 10 -8
5  Poland 3 4 10 -78
6  Romania 2 5 9 -59
7  Hungary 2 5 9 -108
8  North Korea 0 7 7 -145
October 10, 1959
11:00
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 76–61  Poland
Scoring by half: 48-32, 28-29
Pts: Hubalkova (29) Pts: Roga (19)
October 10, 1959
12:30
Romania Romania 52–41  North Korea
Scoring by half: 24-18, 28-23
Pts: Romfeld (17) Pts: Kim Ki (12)
October 10, 1959
19:00
Bulgaria Bulgaria 70–41  Hungary
Scoring by half: 43-18, 27-23
Pts: Vojnova (13) Pts: Kovacz (12)
October 10, 1959
20:30
Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 42–80  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 23-35, 19-45
Pts: Krvavica (16) Pts: Kostikova (24)
October 11, 1959
16:00
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 55–38  Romania
Scoring by half: 34-26, 21-12
Pts: Mazlova-Adamirova (14) Pts: Rakovica (15)
October 11, 1959
17:30
Hungary Hungary 49–48  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 24-25, 25-23
Pts: Parti (13) Pts: Radovanovic (11)
October 11, 1959
19:00
Poland Poland 45–67  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 27-40, 18-27
Pts: Bajer (12) Pts: Kostikova (19)
October 12, 1959
18:00
Korea North Korea 42–48  Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 28-24, 14-24
Pts: Li Len (14pts) Pts: Vojnova (17pts)
October 12, 1959
19:30
Romania Romania 45–52  Poland
Scoring by half: 30-27, 15-25
Pts: Nikolescu (17) Pts: Szostak (13)
October 12, 1959
21:30
Soviet Union Soviet Union 51–29  Hungary
Scoring by half: 25-15, 26-14
Pts: Maksimelianova (13) Pts: Parti (5)
October 13, 1959
19:00
Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 50–47  North Korea
Scoring by half: 27-24, 23-23
Pts: Radovanovic (24) Pts: Li Len (13)
October 13, 1959
20:30
Bulgaria Bulgaria 54–47  Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 27-24, 27-23
Pts: Calkaskanova (16) Pts: Hubalkova (23)
October 14, 1959
11:00
Korea North Korea 24–89  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 12-47, 12-42
Pts: O Den (8) Pts: Maksimelianova (22)
October 14, 1959
12:30
Romania Romania 37–64  Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 15-32, 22-32
Pts: Kraus (12) Pts: Vojnova (12)
October 10, 1959
19:30
Poland Poland 62–40  Hungary
Scoring by half: 36-19, 26-21
Pts: Roga (23) Pts: Koren (10)
October 14, 1959
20:30
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 79–43  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 45-21, 34-22
Pts: Hubalkova (15) Pts: Baraga (9)
October 15, 1959
19:00
Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 40–38  Romania
Scoring by half: 22-13, 18-25
Pts: Krvavica (12) Pts: Kukuruz (12)
October 15, 1959
20:30
Soviet Union Soviet Union 59–46  Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 28-24, 31-22
Pts: Maksimelianova (17pts) Pts: Hubalkova (10pts)
October 16, 1959
19:00
Hungary Hungary 62–57  North Korea
Scoring by half: 27-31, 35-26
Pts: Koren (14) Pts: Li Len (18)
October 16, 1959
19:00
Bulgaria Bulgaria 62–48  Poland
Scoring by half: 31-20, 31-28
Pts: Vojnova (18) Pts: Olesevicz (16)
October 17, 1959
11:00
Poland Poland 59–38  North Korea
Scoring by half: 26-14, 33-24
Pts: Roga (19) Pts: Kim Ki (12)
October 17, 1959
12:30
Romania Romania 39–70  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 18-37, 21-33
Pts: Rakovica (11) Pts: Smildzinia-Budovska (17)
October 17, 1959
17:00
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 80–53  Hungary
Scoring by half: 38-28, 42-25
Pts: Hubalkova (32) Pts: Koren (12)
October 17, 1959
18:30
Bulgaria Bulgaria 67–52  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 44-26, 23-26
Pts: Borisova (17) Pts: Kalusevic (14)
October 18, 1959
12:00
Korea North Korea 50–84  Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 22-50, 28-34
Pts: Kim Ki (13) Pts: Mazlova-Adamirova (19)
October 18, 1959
13:30
Hungary Hungary 49–63  Romania
Scoring by half: 24-42, 25-21
Pts: Kalo (11) Pts: Nikolescu (18)
October 18, 1959
15:00
Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 42–35  Poland
Scoring by half: 22-20, 20-15
Pts: Radovanovic (11) Pts: Olesevicz (16)
October 18, 1959
16:30
Soviet Union Soviet Union 51–38  Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 21-16, 30-22
Pts: Smildzinia-Budovska (26) Pts: Vojnova (12)

Awards[edit]

 1959 World Championship Winner 

Soviet Union
First title

Venue[edit]

References[edit]