FIBA Americas Championship for Women

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FIBA Americas Championship for Women
Current season, competition or edition:
2013 FIBA Americas Championship for Women
Formerly Tournament of the Americas for Women
Sport Basketball
Founded 1989
Inaugural season 1989
No. of teams 10
Continent FIBA Americas (Americas)
Most recent champion(s)  Cuba (4th title)
Most titles  Brazil (5 titles)
Official website www.FIBAAmericas.com

The FIBA Americas Championship for Women is the name commonly used to refer to the American Women's Basketball Championship that take place every two years between national teams of the continents. The Americas Championship is also a qualifying tournament for the FIBA World Championship for Women and the Olympic Games.

Since FIBA organized the entire Western Hemisphere west of the Atlantic Ocean under one zone, countries from North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America compete in this tournament.

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1989
Details
 Brazil
(São Paulo)

Cuba
87–84
Brazil

Canada

United States
1993
Details
 Brazil
(São Paulo)

United States
106–92
Brazil

Canada

Cuba
1995
Details
 Canada
(Hamilton)

Canada
80–73
Cuba

Puerto Rico
Based on standings
Argentina
1997
Details
 Brazil
(São Paulo)

Brazil
101–95
United States

Cuba
81–77
Argentina
1999
Details
 Cuba
(Havana)

Cuba
90–87
Brazil

Canada
80–37
Mexico
2001
Details
 Brazil
(São Luís)

Brazil
88–83
Cuba

Argentina
Based on standings
Canada
2003
Details
 Mexico
(Culiacán)

Brazil
90–81 [1]
Cuba

Canada
71–34 [2]
Mexico
2005
Details
 Dominican Republic
(Hato Mayor)

Cuba
81–73 [3]
Brazil

Canada
Based on standings [4]
Argentina
2007
Details
 Chile
(Valdivia)

United States
101–71
Cuba

Brazil
73–41
Argentina
2009
Details
 Brazil
(Cuiabá)

Brazil
71–48
Argentina

Canada
59–49 OT
Cuba
2011
Details
 Colombia
(Neiva)

Brazil
74–33
Argentina

Canada
59–46
Cuba
2013
Details
 Mexico
(Xalapa)

Cuba
79–71
Canada

Brazil
66–56
Puerto Rico
2015
Details
 Canada
(Edmonton)

Performances by nation[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Brazil 5 4 2 11
2  Cuba 4 4 1 9
3  United States 2 1 0 3
4  Canada 1 1 7 9
5  Argentina 0 2 1 3
6  Puerto Rico 0 0 1 1

Participation details[edit]

Team Brazil
1989
Brazil
1993
Canada
1995
Brazil
1997
Cuba
1999
Brazil
2001
Mexico
2003
Dominican Republic
2005
Chile
2007
Brazil
2009
Colombia
2011
Mexico
2013
Canada
2015
Total
 Argentina 5th 7th 4th 4th 5th 3rd 5th 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 5th Q 13
 Brazil 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 3rd Q 12
 Canada 3rd 3rd 1st 5th 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 5th 3rd 3rd 2nd Q 13
 Chile 8th 5th 5th 6th 6th 6th 10th 6th Q 9
 Colombia 6th 7th 2
 Cuba 1st 4th 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 4th 4th 1st Q 13
 Dominican Republic 6th 8th 6th 7th 6th 8th 9th Q 8
 Jamaica 8th 8th 7th 3
 Mexico 7th 5th 4th 6th 4th 7th 6th 10th 8
 Paraguay 9th 1
 Peru 8th 1
 Puerto Rico 6th 3rd 7th 7th 5th 5th 5th 4th Q 9
 United States 4th 1st 2nd 1st 4
 Venezuela 8th 7th 8th Q 4
 Virgin Islands Q 1

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