2005 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship

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2005 EuroBasket Under-20
8th FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Russia
Dates July 8-17
Teams 16 (from 48 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  Russia (1st title)
MVP Russia Nikita Kurbanov
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Croatia Markota (18.3)  Lithuania (81.4)
Rebounds Croatia Markota (10.8)  Latvia/ Ukraine (41.1)
Assists Slovenia Močnik (5.0)  Spain (14.0)
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The 2005 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship was the eighth edition of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. The city of Chekhov, in Russia, hosted the tournament. Russia won their first title.

Ukraine and the Czech Republic were relegated to Division B.

Format change[edit]

For the first time, the format of the competition was changed. Four more teams entered the competition, and another round was played. The two last teams were relegated to Division B.

Teams[edit]

Squads[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

The sixteen teams were allocated in four groups of four teams each.

     Team advanced to Quarter-Final round
     Team competed in Classification round

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Greece 3 3 0 239 176 6
 Latvia 3 2 1 218 202 5
 Ukraine 3 1 2 203 223 4
 Germany 3 0 3 190 249 3
8 July 2005
Germany  60–89  Greece Chekhov
Ukraine  72–73  Latvia Chekhov
9 July 2005
Greece  87–60  Ukraine Chekhov
Latvia  89–67  Germany Chekhov
10 July 2005
Germany  63–71  Ukraine Chekhov
Latvia  56–63  Greece Chekhov

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Lithuania 3 3 0 303 183 6
 Italy 3 2 1 214 214 5
 Belarus 3 1 2 174 209 4
 Czech Republic 3 0 3 161 246 3
8 July 2005
Belarus  72–52  Czech Republic Chekhov
Italy  77–109  Lithuania Chekhov
9 July 2005
Belarus  49–93  Lithuania Chekhov
Czech Republic  52–73  Italy Chekhov
10 July 2005
Czech Republic  57–101  Lithuania Chekhov
Italy  64–53  Belarus Chekhov

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Russia 3 2 1 303 183 5
 France 3 2 1 214 214 5
 Croatia 3 1 2 174 209 4
 Slovenia 3 1 2 161 246 4
8 July 2005
France  66–57  Slovenia Chekhov
Croatia  68–83  Russia Chekhov
9 July 2005
Slovenia  62–81  Croatia Chekhov
Russia  76–60  France Chekhov
10 July 2005
France  76–57  Croatia Chekhov
Russia  64–65  Slovenia Chekhov

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Serbia and Montenegro 3 3 0 226 180 6
 Israel 3 2 1 199 198 5
 Spain 3 1 2 216 204 4
 Turkey 3 0 3 170 229 3
8 July 2005
Serbia and Montenegro  80–73  Spain Chekhov
Israel  73–65  Turkey Chekhov
9 July 2005
Israel  71–65  Spain Chekhov
Serbia and Montenegro  78–52  Turkey Chekhov
10 July 2005
Israel  55–68  Serbia and Montenegro Chekhov
Spain  78–53  Turkey Chekhov

Quarter-Final round[edit]

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

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th-8th playoffs

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Russia 3 3 0 233 185 6
 Israel 3 1 2 183 201 4
 Greece 3 1 2 180 202 4
 Italy 3 1 2 207 215 4
12 July 2005
Greece  51–60  Israel Chekhov
Italy  72–76  Russia Chekhov
13 July 2005
Israel  60–64  Italy Chekhov
Russia  71–50  Greece Chekhov
14 July 2005
Greece  79–71  Italy Chekhov
Russia  86–63  Israel Chekhov

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Lithuania 3 2 1 228 204 5
 Serbia and Montenegro 3 2 1 207 187 5
 France 3 1 2 188 213 4
 Latvia 3 1 2 184 203 4
12 July 2005
Latvia  53–73  Serbia and Montenegro Chekhov
Lithuania  87–65  France Chekhov
13 July 2005
France  56–54  Latvia Chekhov
Serbia and Montenegro  62–67  Lithuania Chekhov
14 July 2005
Latvia  77–74  Lithuania Chekhov
France  67–72  Serbia and Montenegro Chekhov

Classification round[edit]

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

     Team competed to 9th-12th playoffs
     Team competed in 13th-16th playoffs

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Croatia 3 3 0 244 187 6
 Turkey 3 2 1 211 206 5
 Ukraine 3 1 2 199 229 4
 Czech Republic 3 0 3 192 224 3
12 July 2005
Ukraine  59–68  Turkey Chekhov
Czech Republic  56–72  Croatia Chekhov
13 July 2005
Croatia  90–61  Ukraine Chekhov
Turkey  73–65  Czech Republic Chekhov
14 July 2005
Ukraine  79–71  Czech Republic Chekhov
Croatia  82–70  Turkey Chekhov

Group H[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 227 163 6
 Slovenia 3 2 1 205 185 5
 Belarus 3 1 2 186 220 4
 Germany 3 0 3 173 223 3
12 July 2005
Germany  52–73  Spain Chekhov
Belarus  56–74  Slovenia Chekhov
13 July 2005
Slovenia  76–61  Germany Chekhov
Spain  86–56  Belarus Chekhov
14 July 2005
Germany  60–74  Belarus Chekhov
Slovenia  55–68  Spain Chekhov


Knockout stage[edit]

13th–16th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Thirteenth place
July 16, Chekhov
  Ukraine  65  
  Germany  81  
 
July 17, Chekhov
      Germany  59
    Belarus  54
Fifteenth place
July 16, Chekhov July 17, Chekhov
  Belarus  76   Ukraine  76
  Czech Republic  59     Czech Republic  50

Ukraine and the Czech Republic were relegated to Division B.

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
July 16, Chekhov
  Croatia  87  
  Slovenia  95  
 
July 17, Chekhov
      Slovenia  69
    Spain  80
Eleventh place
July 16, Chekhov July 17, Chekhov
  Spain  77   Croatia  83
  Turkey  61     Turkey  65

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
July 16, Chekhov
  Latvia  69  
  Greece  84  
 
July 17, Chekhov
      Greece  78
    France  77
Seventh place
July 16, Chekhov July 17, Chekhov
  France  93   Latvia  85
  Italy  57     Italy  69

Championship[edit]

Semifinals Final
July 16, Chekhov
  Serbia and Montenegro  56  
  Russia  64  
 
July 17, Chekhov
      Russia  61
    Lithuania  53
Third place
July 16, Chekhov July 17, Chekhov
  Lithuania  67   Serbia and Montenegro  63
  Israel  66     Israel  45


 2005 FIBA Europe U-20 Championship 

Russia
First title

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team
Gold medal icon.svg  Russia
Silver medal icon.svg  Lithuania
Bronze medal icon.svg  Serbia and Montenegro
4th  Israel
5th  Greece
6th  France
7th  Latvia
8th  Italy
9th  Spain
10th  Slovenia
11th  Croatia
12th  Turkey
13th  Germany
14th  Belarus
15th  Ukraine
16th  Czech Republic

Stats Leaders[edit]

All-Tournament Team[edit]

References[edit]