1971 FIBA World Championship for Women

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The 1971 FIBA World Championship for Women was hosted by the Brazil from 1971. The Soviet Union won the tournament, defeating Brazil 88-69 in the final.

Venues[edit]

City Venue
São Paulo Ginásio do Ibirapuera
Recife Geraldão Gymnasium
Niterói
Brasilia Nilson Nelson Gymnasium

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Czechoslovakia 3 3 0 258 131 +127 6
 Japan 3 2 1 256 142 +114 5
 Australia 3 1 2 174 206 −32 4
 Madagascar 3 0 3 122 331 −209 3
15 May
Czechoslovakia  120–39  Madagascar
15 May
Australia  50–77  Japan
16 May
Czechoslovakia  74–34  Australia
16 May
Madagascar  28–121  Japan
17 May
Madagascar  55–90  Australia
17 May
Czechoslovakia  64–58  Japan

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 South Korea 3 3 0 243 138 +105 6
 France 3 2 1 199 162 +37 5
 United States 3 1 2 177 190 −13 4
 Ecuador 3 0 3 122 251 −129 3
15 May
United States  50–86  South Korea
15 May
France  80–49  Ecuador
16 May
South Korea  95–37  Ecuador
16 May
France  68–51  United States
17 May
Ecuador  36–76  United States
17 May
South Korea  62–51  France

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Soviet Union 3 3 0 244 103 +141 6
 Cuba 3 2 1 160 164 −4 5
 Canada 3 1 2 154 206 −52 4
 Argentina 3 0 3 107 192 −85 3
15 May
Canada  50–59  Cuba
15 May
Argentina  16–74  Soviet Union
16 May
Cuba  58–38  Argentina
16 May
Soviet Union  94–44  Canada
17 May
Argentina  53–60  Canada
17 May
Soviet Union  76–43  Cuba

Classification round[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 United States 5 5 0 357 280 +77 10
 Australia 5 4 1 320 249 +71 9
 Canada 5 3 2 353 317 +36 8
 Argentina 5 2 3 327 326 +1 7
 Ecuador 5 1 4 320 343 −23 6
 Madagascar 5 0 5 248 410 −162 5
21 May
Canada  102–52  Madagascar
21 May
Australia  72–62  Argentina
22 May
United States  70–56  Ecuador
22 May
Australia  76–37  Madagascar
23 May
Ecuador  69–76  Canada
23 May
Madagascar  51–68  Argentina
23 May
United States  60–49  Australia
24 May
Canada  67–61  Argentina
24 May
Ecuador  42–68  Australia
24 May
Madagascar  44–73  United States
26 May
Australia  55–48  Canada
26 May
Argentina  71–74  United States
26 May
Ecuador  91–64  Madagascar
27 May
Argentina  65–62  Argentina
27 May
Canada  60–80  United States

Final round[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Soviet Union 6 6 0 521 334 +187 12
 Czechoslovakia 6 4 2 418 386 +32 10
 Brazil 6 4 2 372 399 −27 10
 South Korea 6 3 3 414 412 +2 9
 Japan 6 2 4 365 419 −54 8
 France 6 1 5 336 410 −74 7
 Cuba 6 1 5 349 415 −66 7
19 May
Japan  53–55  Czechoslovakia
19 May
Soviet Union  89–67  South Korea
20 May
Soviet Union  94–46  Japan
20 May
Brazil  55–51  France
21 May
Cuba  54–80  Czechoslovakia
21 May
France  47–72  South Korea
22 May
France  67–68  Japan
22 May
Brazil  70–63  South Korea
22 May
Cuba  51–88  Soviet Union
24 May
Czechoslovakia  69–88  Soviet Union
24 May
Brazil  77–76  Japan
25 May
Cuba  60–61  France
25 May
South Korea  73–63  Japan
26 May
Czechoslovakia  75–58  France
27 May
South Korea  65–72  Cuba
27 May
Brazil  59–68  Czechoslovakia
28 May
Soviet Union  80–52  France
28 May
South Korea  74–71  Czechoslovakia
29 May
Japan  59–53  Cuba
29 May
Brazil  49–82  Soviet Union

Final standings[edit]

# Team
Med 1.png 1  Soviet Union
Med 2.png 2  Czechoslovakia
Med 3.png 3  Brazil
4  South Korea
5  Japan
6  France
7  Cuba
8  United States
9  Australia
10  Canada
11  Argentina
12  Ecuador
13  Madagascar

Awards[edit]

 1971 World Championship Winner 

Soviet Union
Fourth title

References[edit]