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 10–18 October
Teams 8
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Soviet Union (1st title)
1957
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The 1958 FIBA World Championship for Women was the second FIBA World Championship for Women basketball championship held by FIBA. It was held in the Soviet Union between 10 October and 18 October 1959. Eight national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA, the sport's governing body. The city of Moscow hosted the tournament. The Soviet Union won its first title after finishing in first place in round-robin group. The United States were the defending champions, but did not participate in the tournament.

Results[edit]

The tournament consisted of a single round-robin group. Every played each other once and the top team in the group was declared champion.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Soviet Union 7 7 0 467 263 +204 14
 Bulgaria 7 6 1 403 318 +85 13
 Czechoslovakia 7 5 2 467 358 +109 12
 Yugoslavia 7 3 4 317 395 −78 10
 Poland 7 3 4 362 370 −8 10
 Romania 7 2 5 312 371 −59 9
 Hungary 7 2 5 323 431 −108 9
 South Korea 7 0 7 299 444 −145 7
10 October
11:00
Czechoslovakia  76–61  Poland
Scoring by half: 48–32, 28–29
Pts: Hubálková 29 Pts: Roga 19
10 October
12:30
Romania  52–41  South Korea
Scoring by half: 24–18, 28–23
Pts: Romfeld 17 Pts: Ok 12
10 October
19:00
Bulgaria  70–41  Hungary
Scoring by half: 43–18, 27–23
Pts: Vojnova 13 Pts: Kovács 12
10 October
20:30
Yugoslavia  42–80  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 23–35, 19–45
Pts: Krvavica 16 Pts: Kostikova 24
11 October
16:00
Czechoslovakia  55–38  Romania
Scoring by half: 34–26, 21–12
Pts: Grubrová, Mázlová 14 Pts: Rakovica 15
11 October
17:30
Hungary  49–48  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 24–25, 25–23
Pts: Parti 13 Pts: Radovanović 11
11 October
19:00
Poland  45–67  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 27–40, 18–27
Pts: Bajer 12 Pts: Kostikova 19
12 October
18:00
South Korea  42–48  Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 28–24, 14–24
Pts: Za 14 Pts: Kuzova, Vojnova 17
12 October
19:30
Romania  45–52  Poland
Scoring by half: 30–27, 15–25
Pts: Nikolescu 17 Pts: Szostak 13
12 October
21:00
Soviet Union  51–29  Hungary
Scoring by half: 25–15, 26–14
Pts: Maksimelianova 13 Pts: Lik, Parti 5
13 October
19:00
Yugoslavia  50–47  South Korea
Scoring by half: 27–24, 23–23
Pts: Radovanović 24 Pts: Za 13
13 October
20:30
Bulgaria  54–47  Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 27–24, 27–23
Pts: Calkaskanova 16 Pts: Hubálková 23
14 October
11:00
South Korea  24–89  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 12–47, 12–42
Pts: Suk 8 Pts: Maksimelianova 22
14 October
12:30
Romania  37–64  Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 15–32, 22–32
Pts: Kraus 12 Pts: Vojnova 12
14 October
19:00
Poland  62–40  Hungary
Scoring by half: 36–19, 26–21
Pts: Roga 23 Pts: Koren 10
14 October
20:30
Czechoslovakia  79–43  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 45–21, 34–22
Pts: Hubálková 15 Pts: Baraga, Ciprus 9
15 October
19:00
Yugoslavia  40–38  Romania
Scoring by half: 22–13, 18–25
Pts: Krvavica 12 Pts: Kukuruz 12
15 October
20:30
Soviet Union  59–46  Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 28–24, 31–22
Pts: Maksimelianova 17 Pts: Hubálková, Mázlová 10
16 October
19:00
Hungary  62–57  South Korea
Scoring by half: 27–31, 35–26
Pts: Koren 14 Pts: Za 18
16 October
19:00
Bulgaria  62–48  Poland
Scoring by half: 31–20, 31–28
Pts: Vojnova 18 Pts: Olesevicz 16
17 October
11:00
Poland  59–38  South Korea
Scoring by half: 26–14, 33–24
Pts: Roga 19 Pts: Ok 12
17 October
12:30
Romania  39–70  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 18–37, 21–33
Pts: Rakovica 11 Pts: Smildziņa-Budovska 17
17 October
17:00
Czechoslovakia  80–53  Hungary
Scoring by half: 38–28, 42–25
Pts: Hubálková 32 Pts: Koren 12
17 October
18:30
Bulgaria  67–52  Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 44–26, 23–26
Pts: Borisova 17 Pts: Kalušević 14
18 October
12:00
South Korea  50–84  Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 22–50, 28–34
Pts: Ok, Sin 13 Pts: Mázlová 19
18 October
13:30
Hungary  49–63  Romania
Scoring by half: 24–42, 25–21
Pts: Kalo 11 Pts: Nikolescu 18
18 October
15:00
Yugoslavia  42–35  Poland
Scoring by half: 22–20, 20–15
Pts: Radovanović 11 Pts: Olesevicz 16
18 October
16:30
Soviet Union  51–38  Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 21–16, 30–22
Pts: Smildziņa-Budovska 26 Pts: Vojnova 12

Awards[edit]

 1959 World Championship Winner 

Soviet Union
First title

References[edit]