Bulgaria women's national basketball team

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FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Bulgarian Basketball Federation
Nickname(s) The Lions
Olympic Games
Medals 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runners-Up (1980)
Women's World Cup
Medals 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runners-Up (1959)
FIBA EuroBasket
Medals 1st, gold medalist(s) Champions (1958)
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The Bulgarian women's national basketball team is the basketball side that represents Bulgaria in all international competitions. Their achievements range from winning the Balkan Championship in 1960, to winning the 1958 Euro Basket Championship. Other successes came with the team finishing as Runners-Up at the 1980 Summer Olympics and the 1959 FIBA World Championship for Women. The team has several members playing their professional basketball in the United States WNBA.

Competition Results[edit]

     Champions       Runners-Up       Semi-Finals       Other Top Results  

Balkan Championship[edit]

Year Rank
Bulgaria 1960 Champions

Summer Universiade[edit]

Year Result
Bulgaria 1961 Champions
Bulgaria 1977 Third Place

Summer Olympics[edit]

Year Result
Canada 1976 Third Place
Soviet Union 1980 Runners-Up

Euro Basket[edit]

Year Result
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1954 Third Place
Poland 1958 Champions
Bulgaria 1960 Runners-Up
France 1962 Third Place
Hungary 1964 Runners-Up
Bulgaria 1972 Runners-Up
France 1976 Third Place
Hungary 1983 Runners-Up
Italy 1985 Runners-Up
Bulgaria 1989 Third Place

FIBA World Championship[edit]

Year Result
Soviet Union 1959 Runners-Up
Soviet Union 1964 Third Place

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