1979 FIBA World Championship for Women

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1979 FIBA World Championship
for Women
8th FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nation South Korea
Dates Apr 29 - May 13
Teams 12
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  United States (3rd title)
Official website
FIBA World Championship for Women
1975
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The 1979 FIBA World Championship for Women was hosted by the South Korea from 29 April - 13 May, 1979. The USA won the tournament.

Venues[edit]

City Venue
Seoul Jangchung Gymnasium

Competing nations[edit]

Group A Group B Group C Semifinal round

 Bolivia
 Canada
 Netherlands
 South Korea – host

 Brazil
 France
 Japan
 Senegal

 Australia
 Italy
 Malaysia

 United States

Squads[edit]

Final standings[edit]

# Team
Med 1.png 1  United States
Med 2.png 2  South Korea
Med 3.png 3  Canada
4  Australia
5  Italy
6  Japan
7  France
8  Netherlands
9  Brazil
10  Bolivia
11  Malaysia
12  Senegal

Awards[edit]

 1979 World Championship Winner 

United States
Third title

References[edit]