EuroBasket Women 2017

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EuroBasket 2017 Women
36th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
EuroBasket Women 2017 logo.png
Tournament details
Host nation  Czech Republic
Dates 16–25 June
Teams 16 (from 1 federations)
Venues 3 (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Spain (3rd title)
MVP Spain Alba Torrens
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Ukraine Iagupova (21.3)  Russia (70.5)
Rebounds Russia Vadeeva (12.3)  Russia (49.8)
Assists Ukraine Iagupova (5.5)  Belgium (19.0)
Official website
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The 2017 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 2017 was the 36th edition of the continental tournament in women's basketball, sanctioned by the FIBA Europe. The tournament was awarded to Czech Republic after winning the bid to Serbia.[1] The tournament also serves as a qualification for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Spain, with the top five nations qualifying. As hosts Spain finished in the top five, the sixth placed team also qualified.

The championship was reverted to a 16 teams championship, after the 20 teams that participated in 2015.

Spain defeated France 71–55 in the final to win their third title.[2]

In total, 61 556 people visited this event.[3]

Venues[edit]

Prague Hradec Králové
EuroBasket Women 2017 is located in Czech Republic
Prague
Prague
Hradec Králové
Hradec Králové
O2 Arena Královka Arena Zimní stadion Hradec Králové
Final Phase Group Phase, Qualification for Quarter-Finals Group Phase, Qualification for Quarter-Finals
Capacity: 17,000 Capacity: 2,500 Capacity: 7,000
O2 Arena, od Českomoravské.jpg Praha, Letná, Sídlo Sparty Praha.jpg Zimní stadion Hradec Králové.jpg

Qualification[edit]

Prague O2 Arena during the final ceremony

Qualified teams[edit]

Country Qualified as Date of qualification Last appearance Best placement in tournament WR
 Czech Republic Host nation 28 June 2015 2015 Champions (2005) 5th
 Spain Winners of Qualification Group I 24 February 2016[4] 2015 Champions (1993, 2013) 2nd
 France Winners of Qualification Group B 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Champions (2001, 2009) 3rd
 Italy Winners of Qualification Group C 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Champions (1938) 31st
 Slovenia Winners of Qualification Group A 19 November 2016[5] Debut NR
 Turkey Winners of Qualification Group H 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Runners-up (2011) 7th
 Ukraine Winners of Qualification Group D 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Champions (1995) 41st
 Belgium Winners of Qualification Group G 23 November 2016 2007 6th Place (2003) NR
 Hungary Winners of Qualification Group E 23 November 2016 2015 Runners-up (1950, 1956) 50th
 Russia Winners of Qualification Group F 23 November 2016 2015 Champions (2003, 2007, 2011) 11th
 Belarus Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 3rd Place (2007) 12th
 Greece Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 5th Place (2009) 20th
 Latvia Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 4th Place (2007) 27th
 Montenegro Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 6th Place (2011) 27th
 Serbia Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 Champions (2015) 9th
 Slovakia Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 Runners-up (1997) 27th

Draw[edit]

The draw took place in Prague on 9 December 2016.[6][7]

Seedings[edit]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

 France
 Spain
 Russia
 Turkey

 Serbia
 Belarus
 Ukraine
 Montenegro

 Greece
 Slovakia
 Czech Republic
 Latvia

 Italy
 Hungary
 Belgium
 Slovenia

Squads[edit]

All rosters consisted of 12 players.[8]

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Spain 3 2 1 201 169 +32 5[a] Quarterfinals
2  Ukraine 3 2 1 197 195 +2 5[a] Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Hungary 3 1 2 194 216 −22 4[b]
4  Czech Republic (H) 3 1 2 184 196 −12 4[b]
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Spain 76–54 Ukraine
  2. ^ a b Czech Republic 70–74 Hungary
16 June 2017
Ukraine  59–47  Czech Republic
Hungary  48–62  Spain
17 June 2017
Spain  76–54  Ukraine
Czech Republic  70–74  Hungary
19 June 2017
Hungary  72–84  Ukraine
Czech Republic  67–63  Spain

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Turkey 3 3 0 211 185 +26 6 Quarterfinals
2  Italy 3 2 1 201 175 +26 5 Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Slovakia 3 1 2 187 196 −9 4
4  Belarus 3 0 3 193 236 −43 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
16 June 2017
Belarus  60–80  Italy
Turkey  69–58  Slovakia
17 June 2017
Slovakia  68–59  Belarus
Italy  53–54  Turkey
19 June 2017
Belarus  74–88  Turkey
Slovakia  61–68  Italy

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  France 3 3 0 213 188 +25 6 Quarterfinals
2  Serbia 3 1 2 205 211 −6 4[a] Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Greece 3 1 2 188 189 −1 4[a]
4  Slovenia 3 1 2 196 214 −18 4[a]
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Serbia 3 Pts, +10 PD; Greece 3 Pts, +6 PD; Slovenia 3 Pts, −16 PD
16 June 2017
Serbia  60–69  Greece
Slovenia  68–70  France
17 June 2017
Greece  56–59  Slovenia
France  73–57  Serbia
19 June 2017
Serbia  88–69  Slovenia
France  70–63  Greece

Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Belgium 3 3 0 204 197 +7 6 Quarterfinals
2  Russia 3 2 1 224 189 +35 5 Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Latvia 3 1 2 193 188 +5 4
4  Montenegro 3 0 3 173 220 −47 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
16 June 2017
Belgium  66–64  Montenegro
Latvia  59–71  Russia
17 June 2017
Montenegro  55–76  Latvia
Russia  75–76 (OT)  Belgium
19 June 2017
Latvia  58–62  Belgium
Montenegro  54–78  Russia

Final round[edit]

 
Qualification for quarterfinals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 
                           
 
 
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
 Spain 67
 
20 June 2017
 
 Latvia 47
 
 Serbia 70
 
24 June 2017
 
 Latvia 75
 
 Spain 68
 
 
 Belgium 52
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
 Belgium 79
 
20 June 2017
 
 Italy 66
 
 Italy 49
 
25 June 2017
 
 Hungary 48
 
 Spain 71
 
 
 France 55
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
 Turkey 55
 
20 June 2017
 
 Greece 84
 
 Russia 58
 
24 June 2017
 
 Greece 62
 
 Greece 55
 
 
 France 77 Third place game
 
 
22 June 2017 25 June 2017
 
 
 France 67  Belgium 78
 
20 June 2017
 
 Slovakia 40  Greece 45
 
 Ukraine 68
 
 
 Slovakia 82
 
5–8th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinals Fifth place game
 
           
 
24 June 2017
 
 
 Latvia 68
 
25 June 2017
 
 Italy 67
 
 Latvia 63
 
24 June 2017
 
 Turkey 72
 
 Turkey 72
 
 
 Slovakia 56
 
Seventh place game
 
 
25 June 2017
 
 
 Italy 71
 
 
 Slovakia 54

Final[edit]

25 June 2017
20:30
Spain  71–55  France
Scoring by quarter: 21–18, 18–12, 17–10, 15–15
Pts: Lyttle 19
Rebs: Lyttle 8
Asts: Cruz 5
Pts: Dumerc 15
Rebs: Époupa, Amant 4
Asts: four players 2
O2 Arena, Prague
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Janusz Calik (POL), Michele Rossi (ITA), Özlem Yalman (TUR)

Final ranking[edit]

Qualified as the host nation for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
Qualified for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup
Rank Team Record
Gold medal icon.svg  Spain 5–1
Silver medal icon.svg  France 5–1
Bronze medal icon.svg  Belgium 5–1
4th  Greece 3–4
5th  Turkey 5–1
6th  Latvia 3–4
7th  Italy 4–3
8th  Slovakia 2–5
9th  Russia 2–2
10th  Ukraine 2–2
11th  Serbia 1–3
12th  Hungary 1–3
13th  Czech Republic 1–2
14th  Slovenia 1–2
15th  Belarus 0–3
16th  Montenegro 0–3

Statistics and awards[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Awards[edit]

All-Star Team
Guards Center Forwards

Greece Evanthia Maltsi
Spain Alba Torrens

Belgium Emma Meesseman

Italy Cecilia Zandalasini
France Endéné Miyem

MVP: Spain Alba Torrens[10]

References[edit]

External links[edit]