FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship

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FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship
Formerly FIBA Americas Under-19 Championship
Sport Basketball
Founded 1990
Founder FIBA Americas
Inaugural season 1990
No. of teams 8
Continent Americas
Most recent
champion(s)
 United States
(8th title)
Most titles  United States
(8 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Under-19 World Championship
Official website FIBA.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

Performances by nation[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 8 1 1 10
2  Argentina 1 4 0 5
3  Puerto Rico 1 0 1 2
4  Brazil 0 2 4 6
5  Canada 0 2 3 5
6  Venezuela 0 1 0 1
7  Dominican Republic 0 0 1 1

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
Total
 Argentina 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 2nd 1st 4th 4th 4th 5th 10
 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 10
 Chile - - - - - - - - - 6th 1
 Colombia - - - - - - - 8th - - 1
 Costa Rica 10th - - - - - - - - - 1
 Cuba 6th - 7th - - - - - - - 2
 Dominican Republic - 6th 5th 5th - - - - 3rd 8th 5
 Mexico - 9th 8th 8th 8th 7th 8th 5th 7th - 8
 Panama 7th 8th - - - - - - - - 2
 Puerto Rico 5th 3rd - 1st 5th 4th 6th 6th 5th 4th 9
 United States 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 10
 Uruguay 4th 9th - - 6th 6th 5th - 8th - 6
 Venezuela 8th 4th 4th 2nd - 5th - - - - 5
 U.S. Virgin Islands - - - - - - 7th 7th - 7th 3

MVP Awards (since 2014)[edit]

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

External links[edit]