2003 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
|2003 EuroBasket Under-16|
|17th FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship|
|Dates||18–27 July 2003|
|Teams||12 (from 1 federations)|
|Champions||Serbia and Montenegro (9th title)|
|Official website (archive)|
The 2003 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship (known at that time as 2003 European Championship for Cadets) was the 17th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The city of Madrid, in Spain, hosted the tournament. Serbia and Montenegro won the trophy for the ninth time in seventeen tournaments. It was their fourth title in a row.
- Serbia and Montenegro
There were two qualifying rounds for this tournament. Twenty-four national teams entered the qualifying round. Fifteen teams advanced to the Challenge Round, where they joined Lithuania, Greece and France. The remaining eighteen teams were allocated in three groups of six teams each. The three top teams of each group joined Serbia and Montenegro (title holder), Russia (runner-up) and Spain (host) in the final tournament.
The twelve teams were allocated in two groups of six teams each.
|Team advanced to Quarterfinals|
|Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs|
|Serbia and Montenegro||5||5||0||459||329||10|
|Serbia and Montenegro||83|
|Serbia and Montenegro||89|
|Serbia and Montenegro||86||Spain||70|