1973 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

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1973 EuroBasket Under-16
2nd FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Italy
Dates 19–29 July 1973
Teams 16 (from 1 federations)
Champions  Soviet Union (1st title)
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The 1973 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship (known at that time as 1973 European Championship for Cadets) was the second edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The cities of Summonte and Angri, in Italy, hosted the tournament. The Soviet Union won their first title.

Teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

The sixteen teams were allocated in two groups of eight teams each.

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th-8th playoffs
     Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs
     Team competed in 13th-16th playoffs

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Spain 7 7 0 508 387 14
 Yugoslavia 7 5 2 558 363 12
 Turkey 7 4 3 457 345 11
 France 7 4 3 466 459 11
 Czechoslovakia 7 3 4 407 454 10
 Sweden 7 3 4 453 490 10
 Portugal 7 2 5 341 469 9
 England 7 0 7 310 533 7

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Soviet Union 7 7 0 582 351 14
 Italy 7 6 1 498 405 13
 Greece 7 5 2 510 438 12
 Israel 7 3 4 460 478 10
 Poland 7 3 4 477 443 10
 Belgium 7 3 4 474 503 10
 Germany 7 1 6 431 528 8
 Austria 7 0 7 326 612 7

Knockout stage[edit]

13th–16th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Thirteenth place
  England  50  
  Germany  83  
 
      Germany  85
    Portugal  46
Fifteenth place
  Portugal  81   Austria  75
  Austria  52     England  73

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
  Sweden  49  
  Poland  67  
 
      Poland  85
    Belgium  82
Eleventh place
  Belgium  68   Czechoslovakia  61
  Czechoslovakia  58     Sweden  59

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
  Greece  85  
  France  64  
 
      Israel  69
    Greece  81
Seventh place
  Israel  70   Turkey  68
  Turkey  68     France  70

Championship[edit]

Semifinals Third place
  Soviet Union  62  
  Yugoslavia  58  
 
      Spain  57
    Soviet Union  68
Final
  Italy  58   Italy  74
  Spain  62     Yugoslavia  77


 1973 FIBA Europe U-16 Championship 

Soviet Union
First title

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team Record
Gold medal icon.svg  Soviet Union 9-0
Silver medal icon.svg  Spain 8-1
Bronze medal icon.svg  Yugoslavia 6-3
4th  Italy 6-3
5th  Greece 7-2
6th  Israel 4-5
7th  France 5-4
8th  Turkey 4-5
9th  Poland 5-4
10th  Belgium 4-5
11th  Czechoslovakia 4-5
12th  Sweden 3-6
13th  Germany 3-6
14th  Portugal 3-6
15th  Austria 1-8
16th  England 0-9

References[edit]