1983 FIBA World Championship for Women

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1983 FIBA World Championship
for Women
9th FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationBrazil
DatesJuly 24 – August 6
Teams14
Venues
(in 4 host cities)
Champions Soviet Union
(6th title)
Official website
1979
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The 1983 FIBA World Championship for Women was hosted by Brazil from July 24 – August 6, 1983. The Soviet Union won the tournament, defeating the USA 84-82 in the final.

Venues[edit]

City Venue
Brasilia Nilson Nelson Gymnasium
Porto Alegre Gigantinho
Rio de Janeiro Ginásio do Maracanãzinho
São Paulo Ginásio do Ibirapuera ( Ibirapuera)

Participating Nations[edit]

Group A Group B Group C Semifinal round

 Bulgaria
 Cuba
 South Korea
 Peru

 Australia
 Japan
 Poland
 Yugoslavia

 Canada
 China
 Soviet Union
 Zaire

 Brazil – host
 United States

Squads[edit]

Final standings[edit]

# Team
Med 1.png 1  Soviet Union
Med 2.png 2  United States
Med 3.png 3  China
4  South Korea
5  Brazil
6  Bulgaria
7  Poland
8  Yugoslavia
9  Canada
10  Cuba
11  Australia
12  Japan
13  Peru
14  Zaire

Awards[edit]

 1983 World Championship Winner 

Soviet Union
Sixth title

References[edit]