2008 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

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2008 EuroBasket Under-16
22nd FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Italy
Dates 15–24 August 2008
Teams 16 (from 1 federations)
Champions  Lithuania (1st title)
MVP Lithuania Jonas Valančiūnas
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Turkey Kanter (22.9)  Italy (80.3)
Rebounds Turkey Kanter (16.5)  Lithuania (49.1)
Assists France Westermann (2.1)  Greece (7.0)
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The 2008 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship was the 22nd edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The city of Chieti, in Italy, hosted the tournament. Lithuania won the trophy for the first time. Hungary and Georgia were relegated to Division B.

Teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

     Team advanced to Qualifying Round
     Team competed in 13th-16th games

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Czech Republic 3 3 0 182 176 6
 Serbia 3 2 1 199 192 5
 Greece 3 1 2 211 216 4
 Italy 3 0 3 191 202 3

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Lithuania 3 3 0 229 166 6
 Spain 3 2 1 236 169 5
 Ukraine 3 1 2 187 209 4
 Hungary 3 0 3 145 253 3

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Turkey 3 2 1 216 186 5
 Croatia 3 2 1 223 212 5
 Latvia 3 1 2 212 227 4
 Poland 3 1 2 170 196 4

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Russia 3 3 0 208 159 6
 France 3 2 1 191 173 5
 Israel 3 1 2 178 198 4
 Georgia 3 0 3 162 209 3

Classification Round[edit]

     Team relegated to Division B.

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Italy 3 3 0 291 177 6
 Poland 3 2 1 242 214 5
 Hungary 3 1 2 216 253 4
 Georgia 3 0 3 166 271 3

Qualifying Round[edit]

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th-8th playoffs
     Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Lithuania 5 5 0 382 285 10
 Czech Republic 5 4 1 310 302 9
 Spain 5 3 2 317 300 8
 Serbia 5 2 3 309 303 7
 Greece 5 1 4 359 371 6
 Ukraine 5 0 5 286 402 5

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Turkey 5 4 1 356 303 9
 France 5 4 1 341 292 9
 Russia 5 4 1 343 300 9
 Croatia 5 2 3 341 357 7
 Israel 5 1 4 305 366 6
 Latvia 5 0 5 348 416 5

Knockout stage[edit]

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
  Latvia  82  
  Greece  80  
 
      Latvia  68
    Ukraine  73
Eleventh place
  Israel  63   Greece  65
  Ukraine  78     Israel  67

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
  Spain  62  
  Croatia  56  
 
      Spain  56
    Serbia  60
Seventh place
  Russia  54   Croatia  83
  Serbia  63     Russia  77

Championship[edit]

Semifinals Final
  France  47  
  Lithuania  73  
 
      Lithuania  75
    Czech Republic  33
Third place
  Czech Republic  69   France  65
  Turkey  64     Turkey  77


 2008 FIBA Europe U-16 Championship 

Lithuania
First title

Final standings[edit]

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

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