2003 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

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2003 EuroBasket Under-16
17th FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Spain
Dates 18–27 July 2003
Teams 12 (from 1 federations)
Champions  Serbia and Montenegro (9th title)
MVP Serbia and Montenegro Nemanja Aleksandrov
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Italy Luigi Da Tome (21.1)  Serbia and Montenegro (89.6)
Rebounds Spain José Ángel Antelo (13.8)  Italy (42.0)
Assists Turkey Cenk Akyol (3.0)  Serbia and Montenegro (10.4)
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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.

Teams[edit]

Qualification[edit]

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.

Preliminary round[edit]

The twelve teams were allocated in two groups of six teams each.

     Team advanced to Quarterfinals
     Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Turkey 5 5 0 417 321 10
 Russia 5 4 1 398 366 9
 France 5 3 2 420 378 8
 Macedonia 5 2 3 369 345 7
 Lithuania 5 1 4 335 426 6
 Bulgaria 5 0 5 315 418 5

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Serbia and Montenegro 5 5 0 459 329 10
 Spain 5 3 2 349 365 8
 Slovenia 5 2 3 329 334 7
 Greece 5 2 3 315 363 7
 Italy 5 2 3 327 334 7
 Israel 5 1 4 321 375 6

Knockout stage[edit]

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
  Lithuania  63  
  Israel  68  
 
      Israel  52
    Italy  69
Eleventh place
  Bulgaria  88   Lithuania  101
  Italy  97     Bulgaria  54

Championship[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
         
  France  66
 
  Spain  71  
  Spain  74
 
    Turkey  76  
  Turkey  79
 
  Greece  71  
  Turkey  68
 
    Serbia and Montenegro  83
  Slovenia  68
 
  Russia  104  
  Russia  63 Third place
 
    Serbia and Montenegro  89  
  Serbia and Montenegro  86   Spain  70
  Macedonia  58     Russia  92
 

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
  France  80  
  Greece  60  
 
      France  60
    Slovenia  54
Seventh place
  Slovenia  58   Greece  59
  Macedonia  55     Macedonia  70

Final standings[edit]

References[edit]