FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship

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FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship
FormerlyFIBA Americas Under-19 Championship
SportBasketball
Founded1990
FounderFIBA Americas
Inaugural season1990
No. of teams8
ContinentAmericas
Most recent
champion(s)
 United States
(9th title)
Most titles United States
(9 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Under-19 World Championship
Official websiteFIBA.com

The FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the American basketball championships for players under 18 years that take place every two years among national teams of the continent. Before the 2006 edition the championship was played by under-19 teams.

Summary[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1990  Uruguay
(Montevideo)

United States
105–73
Argentina

Brazil
69–61
Uruguay
1994  Argentina
(Santa Rosa)

United States
77–72
Argentina

Puerto Rico
70–47
Venezuela
1998  Dominican Republic
(Puerto Plata)

United States
91–66
Argentina

Brazil
74–70
Venezuela
2002  Venezuela
(Margarita Island)

Puerto Rico
76–53
Venezuela

United States
71–65
Argentina
2006  United States
(San Antonio)

United States
104–82
Argentina

Brazil
79–70
Canada
2008  Argentina
(Formosa)

Argentina
77–64
United States

Canada
83–68
Puerto Rico
2010  United States
(San Antonio)

United States
81–78
Brazil

Canada
86–83
(OT)

Argentina
2012  Brazil
(São Sebastião do Paraíso)

United States
81–56
Brazil

Canada
68–66
Argentina
2014  United States
(Colorado Springs)

United States
113–79
Canada

Dominican Republic
64–53
Argentina
2016  Chile
(Valdivia)

United States
99–84
Canada

Brazil
59–58
Puerto Rico
2018  Canada
(St. Catharines)

United States
113–74
Canada

Argentina
87–79
Puerto Rico

Performances by nation[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States91111
2 Argentina1416
3 Puerto Rico1012
4 Canada0336
5 Brazil0246
6 Venezuela0101
7 Dominican Republic0011
Totals (7 nations)11111133

Participation details[edit]

Team Uruguay
1990
Argentina
1994
Dominican Republic
1998
Venezuela
2002
United States
2006
Argentina
2008
United States
2010
Brazil
2012
United States
2014
Chile
2016
Canada
2018
Total
 Argentina 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 2nd 1st 4th 4th 4th 5th 3rd 11
 Bahamas 7th 8th 2
 Brazil 3rd 5th 3rd 6th 3rd 2nd 2nd 6th 3rd 9
 Canada 9th 7th 6th 7th 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 11
 Chile 6th 5th 2
 Colombia 8th 1
 Costa Rica 10th 1
 Cuba 6th 7th 2
 Dominican Republic 6th 5th 5th 3rd 8th 6th 6
 Ecuador 8th 1
 Mexico 9th 8th 8th 8th 7th 8th 5th 7th 8
 Panama 7th 8th 7th 3
 Puerto Rico 5th 3rd 1st 5th 4th 6th 6th 5th 4th 4th 10
 United States 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 11
 Uruguay 4th 9th 6th 6th 5th 8th 6
 Venezuela 8th 4th 4th 2nd 5th 5
 Virgin Islands 7th 7th 7th 3
Total 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

MVP Awards (since 2014)[edit]

Year MVP Award Winner
2014 United States Stanley Johnson
2016 United States Markelle Fultz
2018 United States Quentin Grimes

See also[edit]

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