Chile national basketball team

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Chile Chile
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FIBA ranking73 Increase 6 (26 February 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1935
FIBA zoneFIBA Americas
National federationChile Basketball Federation
CoachDaniel Frola Argentina (interim)[2]
Olympic Games
Appearances4
MedalsNone
FIBA World Cup
Appearances3
MedalsBronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 1950, 1959
FIBA AmeriCup
AppearancesNone
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
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The Chile national basketball team is controlled by the Federación de Básquetbol de Chile. It is affiliated to FIBA, under the zone confederation of FIBA Americas.

In the 1950s, Chile had one of the finest national basketball teams in the world. In recent years, the Chilean national team primarily competes at the regional level, at the FIBA South American Championship.

Competitive record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1936 9 Basketball at the 1936 Summer Olympics Berlin, Germany
1948 6 Basketball at the 1948 Summer Olympics London, United Kingdom
1952 5 Basketball at the 1952 Summer Olympics Helsinki, Finland
1956 8 Basketball at the 1956 Summer Olympics Melbourne, Australia
2020 To be determined Basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan

FIBA World Cup[edit]

Year Position Tournament Host
1950 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1950 FIBA World Championship Buenos Aires, Argentina
1954 10 1954 FIBA World Championship Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1959 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1959 FIBA World Championship Chile
2019 Did not qualify 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup China
2023 To be determined 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Philippines, Japan and Indonesia

FIBA AmeriCup[edit]

yet to qualify

Pan American Games[edit]

  • 1951 : 5th
  • 2019 : Did not qualify
  • 2023 : Qualified as host

FIBA South American Championship[edit]

  • 1930 : 4th
  • 1932 : 2nd, silver medalist(s)
  • 1934 : 2nd, silver medalist(s)
  • 1935 : Did not participate
  • 1937 : 1st, gold medalist(s)
  • 1938 : Did not participate
  • 1939 : 5th
  • 1940 : 4th
  • 1941 : 4th
  • 1942 : 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1943 : 4th
  • 1945 : 4th
  • 1947 : 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1949 : 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1953 : 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1955 : 6th
  • 1958 : 5th
  • 1960 : 5th
  • 1961 : 6th
  • 1963 : 7th
  • 1966 : 6th
  • 1968 : 6th
  • 1969 : 5th
  • 1971 : 6th
  • 1973 : 5th
  • 1976 : 6th
  • 1977 : 6th
  • 1979 : 4th
  • 1981 : 4th
  • 1983 : 5th
  • 1985 : 7th
  • 1987 : 6th
  • 1989–1993 : Did not participate
  • 1995 : 6th
  • 1997 : 6th
  • 1999 : 7th
  • 2001 : 6th
  • 2003 : 5th
  • 2004 : 5th
  • 2006 : 6th
  • 2008 : 6th
  • 2010 : 7th
  • 2012 : 6th
  • 2014 : 6th
  • 2016 : 7th

Past head coaches[edit]

  • Chile Erasmo López: 1932, 1936
  • Chile Jesús Magaña: 1937
  • Chile Fernando Primard: 1939
  • Chile Carlos Salamovich: 1940
  • Mexico Pedro Ascencio: 1941
  • Mexico Alfonso Barra Ponce: 1942
  • United States Kenneth Davidson: 1943-1947
  • Chile Osvaldo Retamal: 1949
  • United States Kenneth Davidson / Chile Luis Valenzuela: 1950
  • Chile Osvaldo Retamal: 1952
  • Chile Juan Yovanovic: 1953
  • United States Kenneth Davidson / Chile Juan Arredondo: 1954
  • Chile Exequiel Figueroa: 1955
  • Chile Juan Arredondo: 1956
  • Chile Exequiel Figueroa / Chile Juan Arredondo: 1958
  • Chile Luis Valenzuela / Chile / Juan Arredondo / Chile Exequiel Figueroa: 1959
  • Chile Raúl López: 1960
  • Chile Luis Valenzuela: 1961
  • Chile Gustavo Ortlieb: 1963
  • Soviet Union Stepan Spandarian: 1965-1966
  • Chile Luis Valenzuela: 1966
  • Chile Juan Arredondo: 1968
  • Chile René Hola: 1969
  • Chile Luis Valenzuela: 1971
  • United States Dan Peterson: 1971-1973
  • Chile Héctor Oreste / Chile Luis Pérez: 1976
  • United States Randy Knowles: 1977
  • Chile Renato Raggio: 1979-1985
  • Chile Héctor Oreste: 1987
  • Chile Juan Morales: 1993
  • Chile Miguel Ureta: 1995
  • Chile Juan Morales: 1997-2001
  • Argentina Daniel Allende: 2002-2003
  • Chile Miguel Ureta: 2004
  • Argentina Daniel Allende: 2006-2008
  • Argentina Juan Manuel Córdoba: 2010-2011
  • Argentina Guillermo Vecchio: 2012
  • Chile Cipriano Núñez: 2014
  • Argentina Daniel Frola: 2016
  • Chile Claudio Jorquera: 2017-2018
  • Argentina Jorge Luis Álvarez: 2018-2019

Past rosters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  2. ^ https://www.latercera.com/el-deportivo/noticia/jorge-alvarez-renuncia-entrenador-la-seleccion-nacional/525475/

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