EuroBasket 2001 Women

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EuroBasket 2001 Women
28th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Official website
EuroBasket Women 2001
Tournament details
Host nation  France
Dates September 14 – October 23
Teams 12 (from 49 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  France (1st title)
MVP France Catherine Melain
Tournament statistics
Players Teams
Points Poland Dydek 24.4  France 78.3
Rebounds Poland Dydek 10.9  Russia 39.6
Assists Hungary Ivanyi 6.4  France 21.6
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EuroBasket Women 2001 occurred in France from September 14 to September 23, 2001. The winners were the home team France, followed by Russia and Spain.

Venues[edit]

The tournament was held in three cities in France: Orléans, Le Mans and Gravelines. The arenas, in which the tournament was held, were: in Orléans, Palais des Sports; in Le Mans, Antarès; and in Gravelines, Gravelines Sportica.

Qualification[edit]

The qualification to the tournament was held in 1999 and 2000. Twenty teams were divided into five groups of four. The top two qualified to the tournament. The following teams qualified to the EuroBasket Women 2001:

In addition to the qualified teams, who went through the qualification process, the host nation France automatically qualified to the tournament. Also, Poland, the gold medalist of Eurobasket Women 1999, qualified to the tournament automatically.

Preliminary round[edit]

Times given below are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Pts
1.  France 5 5 0 406 320 +86 10
2.  Spain 5 3 2 397 344 +53 8
3. Poland Poland 5 3 2 354 329 +25 8
4. Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia 5 3 2 383 373 +10 8
5. Romania Romania 5 1 4 315 404 – 89 6
6. Ukraine Ukraine 5 0 5 322 407 – 85 5
14 September
14:30
Yugoslavia Serbia and Montenegro 83–62 Ukraine Ukraine
14 September
17:00
Spain Spain 78–68 Poland Poland
14 September
20:00
Romania Romania 52–91  France
15 September
15:00
Ukraine Ukraine 65–93  Spain
15 September
17:30
Poland Poland 76–55 Romania Romania
15 September
20:00
France France 88–67 Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia
16 September
15:00
Romania Romania 61–83  Spain
16 September
17:30
France France 84–71 Ukraine Ukraine
16 September
20:00
Yugoslavia Serbia and Montenegro 66–83 Poland Poland
18 September
15:00
Ukraine Ukraine 67–86 Romania Romania
18 September
17:30
Spain Spain 79–80 Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia
18 September
20:00
Poland Poland 66–73 France France
19 September
15:00
Yugoslavia Serbia and Montenegro 87–61 Romania Romania
19 September
17:30
Poland Poland 61–57 Ukraine Ukraine
19 September
20:00
France France 70–64  Spain

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Pts
1.  Russia 5 4 1 356 276 +80 9
2.  Lithuania 5 4 1 371 358 +13 9
3. Hungary Hungary 5 3 2 317 302 +15 8
4. Slovakia Slovak Republic 5 2 3 337 341 – 4 7
5.  Greece 5 1 4 319 380 −61 6
6.  Czech Republic 5 1 4 328 371 −43 6
14 September
14:30
Greece Greece 75–78  Lithuania
14 September
17:00
Czech Republic Czech Republic 70–85 Slovakia Slovak Republic
14 September
20:00
Hungary Hungary 65–61  Russia
15 September
15:00
Lithuania Lithuania 82–80  Czech Republic
15 September
17:30
Slovak Republic Slovakia 56–61 Hungary Hungary
15 September
20:00
Russia Russia 80–35  Greece
16 September
15:00
Hungary Hungary 55–57  Czech Republic
16 September
17:30
Russia Russia 78–70  Lithuania
16 September
20:00
Greece Greece 74–81 Slovakia Slovak Republic
18 September
15:00
Lithuania Lithuania 65–62 Hungary Hungary
18 September
17:30
Czech Republic Czech Republic 67–72  Greece
18 September
20:00
Russia Russia 60–52 Slovakia Slovak Republic
19 September
15:00
Greece Greece 63–74 Hungary Hungary
19 September
17:30
Slovak Republic Slovakia 63–76  Lithuania
19 September
20:00
Russia Russia 77–54  Czech Republic

Knockout stage[edit]

Championship bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
September 21, 2001        
  Russia  64
September 22, 2001
  Yugoslavia  59  
  Russia  74
September 21, 2001
    Spain  59  
  Spain  71
September 23, 2001
  Hungary  60  
  Russia  68
September 21, 2001
    France  73
  France  72
September 22, 2001
  Slovakia  56  
  France  75 Third place
September 21, 2001
    Lithuania  44  
  Lithuania  83   Spain  89
  Poland  81     Lithuania  74
September 23, 2001

5th place brakcet[edit]

Semi-finals Fifth place
September 22, 2001
 Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia  78  
 Hungary Hungary  58  
 
September 23, 2001
     Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia  82
   Poland Poland  76
Seventh place
September 22, 2001 September 23, 2001
 Slovakia Slovak Republic  66  Hungary Hungary  79
 Poland Poland  80    Slovakia Slovak Republic  68

Final standings[edit]

Place Team
1  France
2  Russia
3  Spain
4  Lithuania
5  Yugoslavia
6  Poland
7  Hungary
8  Slovakia
9  Czech Republic
10  Greece
11  Ukraine
12  Romania

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