Sweden women's national basketball team

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Sweden Sweden Sverige
Swedish Basketball Federation.jpg
FIBA ranking 43
Joined FIBA 1952
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Svenska Basketbollförbundet
Coach Lars Johansson
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
World Championships for Women
Appearances None
Medals None
EuroBasket Women
Appearances 6
Medals None

Sweden national women's basketball team represents Sweden in international basketball matches. The team has entered five EuroBasket Women finals, first in 1978 where they lost all games and finished at 13th place. In Spain 1987 Sweden finished at 7th place, the best result so far in the EuroBasket. In the qualification for EuroBasket Women 2013, Sweden won their qualification group and qualified for their first championship in 26 years.

European Championship record[edit]

Year Position GP W L
1938–1976 Did not enter main tournament
Poland 1978 13th 7 0 7
1980 Did not enter main tournament
Italy 1981 11th 7 1 6
Hungary 1983 10th 7 2 5
1985 Did not enter main tournament
Spain 1987 7th 7 3 4
1989–2011 Did not enter main tournament
France 2013 7th 9 4 5
HungaryRomania 2015 Qualified

Current roster[edit]

The following is the swedish roster in the EuroBasket Women 2013.[1]

Sweden women's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
SG 4 Aili, Frida 25 – (1988-04-22)22 April 1988 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Northland Basket Sweden
SG 5 Aasa, Malin 26 – (1987-06-14)14 June 1987 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Norrköping Dolphins Sweden
SG 6 Eldebrink, Frida 25 – (1988-01-04)4 January 1988 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) CJM Bourges Basket France
G/F 7 Key, Ashley 28 – (1985-06-01)1 June 1985 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Mark Basket Sweden
PF 8 Andersson, Kadidja 33 – (1980-02-07)7 February 1980 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) MBK Ružomberok Slovakia
PG 9 Eldebrink, Elin 25 – (1988-01-04)4 January 1988 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) CUS Cagliari Italy
SF 10 Egnell, Elisabeth 25 – (1987-11-19)19 November 1987 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Norrköping Dolphins Sweden
F 11 Hamilton, Danielle 23 – (1990-01-23)23 January 1990 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets United States
PF 12 Barthold, Anna 33 – (1980-03-31)31 March 1980 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Northland Basket Slovakia
G 13 Yderström, Stefanie 23 – (1990-04-23)23 April 1990 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) University of Miami United States
C 14 Halvarsson, Louice 24 – (1989-01-15)15 January 1989 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) CUS Cagliari Italy
C 15 Andersson, Katarina 30 – (1983-05-19)19 May 1983 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Solna Vikings Sweden
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 15 June 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "12 spelare i tänkt EM-trupp". Svenska Basketbollförbundet (in Swedish). 3 June 2013.