FIBA Oceania Championship 1979

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FIBA Oceania Championship 1979
4th FIBA Oceanian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Australia
Dates August 5 – August 8
Teams (from 21 federations)
Venues (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Australia (4th title)

The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1979 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1980 Summer Olympics. The tournament, a best-of-three series between  Australia and  New Zealand, was held in Sydney and Melbourne. Australia won the series 3-0 to win its fourth consecutive Oceania Championship.

Teams that did not enter[edit]


August 5
Australia  65–41  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 32-16, 33-25
August 6
Australia  62–53  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 25-21, 37-32
August 8
Australia  115–73  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 47-40, 68-33
1979 Oceanian Champions:
Fourth championship


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