2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

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2014 FIBA World Championship
for Women
17th FIBA Basketball World
Championship for Women
2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.jpg
Official website
2014 FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nation  Turkey
Dates 27 September–5 October
Teams 16 (from 213 federations)
Venues 3 (in 2 host cities)
2010

The 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women, the 17th edition of FIBA's premier tournament for women's national basketball teams, will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from 27 September to 5 October 2014.[1]

This tournament will implement the new expanded free throw lane, the restricted arc, and extended 3-point line (6.6–6.75 m).

Venues[edit]

City Venue Capacity
Istanbul Ülker Sports Arena 13.000
Istanbul Abdi İpekçi Spor Salonu 11,000
Ankara Ankara Arena 10.400

Format[edit]

Thius years' competition will see a format change. The 16 teams were split into four groups of four teams and will play each other in a round-robin system. After all games are played, the top team of each group will advance to the quarterfinals, while the 2nd and 3rd best team of each group will play in an elimination round. The last placed team of each group is eliminated. The winners of the elimination round will advance to the quarterfinals, while the losers are eliminated. From the quarterfinals on a knockout stage will be used to determine the winner. The places 1 to 8 will be played out.[2]

Qualification[edit]

16 teams will take part in the 2014 World Championship for Women. After the 2012 Olympics, the continental allocation for FIBA Americas was reduced by one when the United States won the Olympic tournament, automatically qualifying them for the 2014 World Championship.[3][4]

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation 13 March 2011 1  Turkey
2012 Summer Olympics Games 29 July–12 August 2012 United Kingdom London 1  United States
EuroBasket Women 2013 15–30 June 2013 France France 5  Spain
 France
 Serbia
 Belarus
 Czech Republic
2013 FIBA Oceania Championship for Women 14–18 August 2013 New Zealand Auckland
Australia Canberra
1  Australia
2013 FIBA Africa Championship for Women 20–29 September 2013 Mozambique Maputo 2  Angola
 Mozambique
2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women 21–28 September 2013 Mexico Xalapa 3  Cuba
 Canada
 Brazil
2013 FIBA Asia Championship for Women 27 October–3 November 2013 Thailand Bangkok 3  Japan
 South Korea
 China
Total 16

Draw[edit]

The draw was held on 15 March 2014. The 16 teams were allocated to four pots of four teams.[5][6]

Seedings[edit]

Included are the respective FIBA World Rankings for women:

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

 Australia (2)
 Spain (6)
 France (4)
 United States (1)

 Belarus (10)
 Czech Republic (5)
 Serbia (29)
 Turkey (13)

 Brazil (7)
 Canada (9)
 China (8)
 Cuba (14)

 Angola (20)
 Japan (17)
 South Korea (11)
 Mozambique (38)

Preliminary round[edit]

Qualified to the quarterfinals
Qualified to the elimination round

All times are local (UTC+2).[7]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 September 2014
Brazil  vs.  Czech Republic
27 September 2014
Japan  vs.  Spain
28 September 2014
Spain  vs.  Brazil
28 September 2014
Czech Republic  vs.  Japan
30 September 2014
Brazil  vs.  Japan
30 September 2014
Spain  vs.  Czech Republic

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Mozambique 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 September 2014
Mozambique  vs.  Canada
27 September 2014
Turkey  vs.  France
28 September 2014
France  vs.  Mozambique
28 September 2014
Canada  vs.  Turkey
30 September 2014
Mozambique  vs.  Turkey
30 September 2014
France  vs.  Canada

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Belarus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 September 2014
South Korea  vs.  Belarus
27 September 2014
Cuba  vs.  Australia
28 September 2014
Australia  vs.  South Korea
28 September 2014
Belarus  vs.  Cuba
30 September 2014
South Korea  vs.  Cuba
30 September 2014
Australia  vs.  Belarus

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Angola 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 September 2014
Serbia  vs.  Angola
27 September 2014
China  vs.  United States
28 September 2014
United States  vs.  Serbia
28 September 2014
Angola  vs.  China
30 September 2014
Serbia  vs.  China
30 September 2014
United States  vs.  Angola

Final round[edit]

Elimination round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
    3 October 2014        
1 October 2014
 A1  
 C2   4 October 2014
       
 D3        
  3 October 2014
1 October 2014        
 B1  
 D2   5 October 2014
       
 C3        
  3 October 2014
1 October 2014      
 C1  
 A2   4 October 2014
       
 B3         Third place game
  3 October 2014
1 October 2014         5 October 2014
 D1  
 B2      
       
 A3        


5–8th place bracket
5–8th place semifinals Fifth place game
4 October 2014
     
     
 
5 October 2014
       
     
Seventh place game
4 October 2014 5 October 2014
       
         

Elimination round[edit]

1 October 2014
A2 vs. B3
1 October 2014
C2 vs. D3
1 October 2014
B2 vs. A3
1 October 2014
D2 vs. C3

Quarterfinals[edit]

3 October 2014
A1 vs. C2/D3
3 October 2014
B1 vs. D2/C3
3 October 2014
C1 vs. A2/B3
3 October 2014
D1 vs. B2/A3

5–8th place semifinals[edit]

4 October 2014
LQF1 vs. LQF2
4 October 2014
LQF3 vs. LQF4

Semifinals[edit]

4 October 2014
WQF1 vs. WQF2
4 October 2014
WQF3 vs. WQF4

Seventh place game[edit]

5 October 2014
LSF1 vs. LSF2

Fifth place game[edit]

5 October 2014
WSF1 vs. WSF2

Third place game[edit]

5 October 2014
LSF1 vs. LSF2

Final[edit]

5 October 2014
WSF1 vs. WSF2

References[edit]

External links[edit]