Basketball at the 2015 Pan American Games

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Basketball at the XVII Pan American Games
Basketball pictogram for the games
VenueRyerson Athletic Centre
DatesJuly 16–25, 2015
Competitors191 from 9 nations

Basketball competitions at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto were held from July 16 to 25 at the Ryerson Athletic Centre.[1][2] A total of eight men's and women's teams competed in each tournament respectively.[3]

Competition schedule[edit]

The Ryerson Athletic Centre, was the venue for the basketball competitions

The following is the competition schedule for the basketball competitions:[4]

P Preliminaries ½ Semifinals B 3rd place play-off F Final
Event↓/Date → Thu 16 Fri 17 Sat 18 Sun 19 Mon 20 Tue 21 Wed 22 Thu 23 Fri 24 Sat 25
Men P P P ½ B F
Women P P P ½ B F

Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Canada)

1 Canada*1102
2 Brazil1001
3 United States0112
4 Cuba0011
Totals (4 nations)2226


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's tournament
 Brazil (BRA)
Ricardo Fischer
Rafael Luz
Augusto César Lima
Larry Taylor
Vítor Benite
Carlos Olivinha
Rafael Hettsheimeir
Rafael Mineiro
João Paulo Batista
Léonardo Meindl
Marcus Vinicius Toledo
 Canada (CAN)
Anthony Bennett
Sim Bhullar
Dillon Brooks
Junior Cadougan
Aaron Doornekamp
Melvin Ejim
Carl English
Brady Heslip
Daniel Mullings
Jamal Murray
Andrew Nicholson
Kyle Wiltjer
 United States (USA)
Ron Baker
Malcolm Brogdon
Bobby Brown
Ryan Hollins
Keith Langford
Shawn Long
Taurean Prince
Anthony Randolph
Kaleb Tarczewski
Romelo Trimble
Denzel Valentine
Damien Wilkins
Women's tournament
 Canada (CAN)
Natalie Achonwa
Miranda Ayim
Nirra Fields
Kim Gaucher
Miah-Marie Langlois
Lizanne Murphy
Kia Nurse
Katherine Plouffe
Michelle Plouffe
Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe
Tamara Tatham
Shona Thorburn
 United States (USA)
Sophie Brunner
Alaina Coates
Caroline Coyer
Linnae Harper
Moriah Jefferson
Stephanie Mavunga
Tiffany Mitchell
Kelsey Plum
Taya Reimer
Breanna Stewart
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough
Courtney Williams
 Cuba (CUB)
Fransy Ochoa
Ineidis Casanova
Anisleidy Galindo
Oyanaisy Gelis
Arlenys Romero
Yamara Amargo
Arlety Povea
Marlene Cepeda
Clenia Noblet
Zuleira Aties
Leidys Oquendo
Suchitel Avila


A total of eight men's teams and eight women's team will qualify to compete at the games. The top three teams at the South American and Central American and Caribbean Championships will qualify for each respective tournament. The host nation (Canada) along with the United States automatically qualifies teams in both events. Each nation may enter one team in each tournament (12 athletes per team) for a maximum total of 24 athletes.[5]


Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1  Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1  United States
2014 South American Basketball Championship July 23–28 Venezuela Isla Margarita 3  Venezuela
2014 Centrobasket August 1–7 Mexico Tepic 3  Mexico
 Puerto Rico
 Dominican Republic
Total 8


Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1  Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1  United States
2014 Centrobasket Women July 22–26 Mexico Monterrey 3  Cuba
 Puerto Rico
 Dominican Republic
2014 South American Basketball Championship for Women August 14–18 Ecuador Ambato 3  Brazil
Total 8

Participating nations[edit]

A total of nine countries have qualified basketball teams. The numbers in parenthesis represents the number of participants entered.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ryerson Athletic Centre Named Home of Basketball at Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games". TO2015. 19 July 2014. Archived from the original on 1 November 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Competition Schedule" (PDF). TO2015. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Basketball". TO2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Ticket Program Guide" (PDF). TO2015. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Sport Technical Manual Basketball". TO2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.