FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

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FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Sport Basketball
Founded 1971
Divisions 3
No. of teams 16 (division A)
Continent Europe (FIBA Europe)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Croatia (4th title)
Most titles  Yugoslavia (5 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Europe U-20
FIBA Europe U-18
Official website fiba.basketball/europe/u16

The FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, previously known as FIBA Europe Championship for Cadets, is a basketball competition inaugurated in 1971. Until 2003, it was held every second year, but from 2003 onwards, it is held every year. The current champions are Croatia.

Division A[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1971
details
 Italy (Gorizia)
Yugoslavia
74–60
Italy

Soviet Union
56–55
Spain
1973
details
 Italy (Angri & Summonte)
Soviet Union
68–57
Spain

Yugoslavia
77–74
Italy
1975
details
 Greece (Athens & Thessaloniki)
Soviet Union
64–61
Greece

Yugoslavia
74–72
Italy
1977
details
 France (Le Touquet & Berck)
Turkey
68–66
Yugoslavia

Soviet Union
95–70
Italy
1979
details
 Syria (Damascus)
Yugoslavia
103–100
Italy

Spain
122–82
West Germany
1981
details
 Greece (Thessaloniki & Katerini)
Soviet Union
72–57
Italy

West Germany
78–64
Finland
1983
details
 West Germany (Tübingen & Ludwigsburg)
Yugoslavia
89–86
Spain

West Germany
72–69
Greece
1985
details
 Bulgaria (Ruse)
Yugoslavia
99–81
Spain

Italy
85–81
West Germany
1987
details
 Hungary (Székesfehérvár & Kaposvár)
Yugoslavia
83–77
Italy

Soviet Union
84–76
Spain
1989
details
 Spain (Guadalajara, Tarancón & Cuenca)
Greece
81–79
Yugoslavia

Italy
63–59
Turkey
1991
details
 Greece (Kastoria, Komotini & Thessaloniki)
Italy
106–91
Greece

Spain
87–67
Turkey
1993
details
 Turkey (Trabzon, Giresun & Samsun)
Greece
76–58
Spain

Russia
72–62
Turkey
1995
details
 Portugal (Setúbal, Seixal & Almada)
Croatia
75–62
Spain

Greece
73–72
Macedonia
1997
details
 Belgium (Pepinster, Kortrijk & Quaregnon)
FR Yugoslavia
100–87
Russia

Israel
65–55
France
1999
details
 Slovenia (Polzela, Celje & Laško)
FR Yugoslavia
59–48
Greece

Turkey
81–63
France
2001
details
 Latvia (Riga)
FR Yugoslavia
55–43
Russia

Spain
75–74
Lithuania
2003
details
 Spain (Madrid)
Serbia and Montenegro
83–68
Turkey

Russia
92–70
Spain
2004
details
 Greece (Amaliada & Pyrgos)
France
65–60
Russia

Turkey
75–69
Lithuania
2005
details
 Spain (León)
Turkey
61–55
France

Spain
70–63
Lithuania
2006
details
 Spain (Linares, Andújar & Martos)
Spain
110–106
Russia

Serbia and Montenegro
85–69
Croatia
2007
details
 Greece (Ierapetra, Rethymno & Heraklion)
Serbia
56–55
Spain

Lithuania
65–55
Turkey
2008
details
 Italy (Chieti)
Lithuania
75–33
Czech Republic

Turkey
77–65
France
2009
details
 Lithuania (Kaunas)
Spain
70–64
Lithuania

Serbia
75–69
Poland
2010
details
 Montenegro (Bar)
Croatia
80–52
Lithuania

Turkey
75–64
Spain
2011
details
 Czech Republic (Pardubice, Hradec Králové)
Croatia
67–57
Czech Republic

Spain
61–53
France
2012
details
 Lithuania (Panevėžys, Vilnius) &  Latvia (Ventspils)
Turkey
66–61
France

Serbia
83–69
Italy
2013
details
 Ukraine (Kyiv)
Spain
65–63
Serbia

Greece
78–50
Italy
2014
details
 Latvia (Riga, Ogre, Liepāja, Grobiņa)
France
78–53
Latvia

Spain
77–73
Turkey
2015
details
 Lithuania (Kaunas)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
85–83
Lithuania

Turkey
83–72
Spain
2016
details
 Poland (Radom)
Spain
74–72
Lithuania

Turkey
77–70
Croatia
2017
details
 Montenegro (Podgorica)
France
75–68
Montenegro

Serbia
76–71
Croatia
2018
details
 Serbia (Novi Sad)
Croatia
71–70
Spain

Turkey
82–59
France

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Yugoslavia1 5 2 2 9
2  Spain 4 7 6 17
3  Serbia and Montenegro2 4 0 1 5
4  Croatia 4 0 0 4
5  France 3 2 0 5
6  Turkey 3 1 7 11
7  Soviet Union1 3 0 3 6
8  Greece 2 3 2 7
9  Italy 1 4 2 7
10  Lithuania 1 4 1 6
11  Serbia 1 1 3 5
12  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 0 0 1
13  Russia 0 4 2 6
14  Czech Republic 0 2 0 2
15  Latvia 0 1 0 1
16  Montenegro 0 1 0 1
17  Germany 0 0 2 2
18  Israel 0 0 1 1
Total 32 32 32 96

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Italy
1971
Italy
1973
Greece
1975
France
1977
Syria
1979
Greece
1981
Germany
1983
Bulgaria
1985
Hungary
1987
Spain
1989
Greece
1991
 Austria 11th 15th 17th 11th
 Belgium 10th 7th 7th 8th 9th 11th 12th 11th
 Bulgaria 10th 12th 6th 6th 10th 9th
 Czechoslovakia 11th 8th 10th
 England 16th 18th
 Finland 4th 12th 10th
 France 7th 7th 15th 6th 10th 7th 12th 5th 8th
 West Germany 9th 13th 9th 10th 4th 3rd 3rd 4th 6th 9th 7th
 Greece 5th 5th 2nd 8th 9th 7th 4th 7th 1st 2nd
 Hungary 11th 12th
 Iceland 16th
 Israel 6th 6th 11th 11th 8th 7th 9th 7th 6th
 Italy 2nd 4th 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 5th 3rd 2nd 3rd 1st
 Netherlands 6th 8th
 Poland 9th 14th 9th 11th 11th
 Portugal 14th 13th
 Romania 8th
 Scotland 19th
 Spain 4th 2nd 5th 5th 3rd 9th 2nd 2nd 4th 6th 3rd
 Sweden 10th 12th 12th 12th 10th 11th
 Switzerland 12th 12th
 Syria 7th
 Turkey 8th 8th 1st 10th 6th 9th 8th 10th 4th 4th
 Soviet Union 3rd 1st 1st 3rd 5th 1st 6th 5th 3rd 5th 5th
 Wales 20th
 Yugoslavia 1st 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 5th 1st 1st 1st 2nd 8th
Nation Italy
1971
Italy
1973
Greece
1975
France
1977
Syria
1979
Greece
1981
Germany
1983
Bulgaria
1985
Hungary
1987
Spain
1989
Greece
1991
Nation Turkey
1993
Portugal
1995
Belgium
1997
Slovenia
1999
Latvia
2001
Spain
2003
Greece
2004
Spain
2005
Spain
2006
Greece
2007
Italy
2008
Lithuania
2009
Montenegro
2010
Czech Republic
2011
Lithuania
Latvia
2012
Ukraine
2013
Latvia
2014
Lithuania
2015
Poland
2016
Montenegro
2017
Serbia
2018
Total
 Belgium 12th 12th 16th 14th 12
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8th 1st 14th 3
 Bulgaria 12th 12th 15th 9
 Croatia 1st 8th 9th 12th 10th 8th 4th 8th 7th 6th 1st 1st 8th 6th 11th 9th 4th 4th Q 18
 Czech Republic 12th 11th 13th 2nd 16th 2nd 15th 7
 Denmark 16th 16th 2
 Estonia 13th 12th Q 2
 Finland 10th 13th 6th 5th 15th 8
 France 7th 6th 4th 4th 5th 5th 1st 2nd 5th 6th 4th 7th 6th 4th 2nd 5th 1st 5th 6th 1st Q 29
 Georgia 9th 7th 11th 15th 12th 16th Q 6
 Germany 10th 16th 15th 11th 13th 8th 5th 8th 7th 7th 9th 13th Q 23
 Greece 1st 3rd 5th 2nd 6th 8th 5th 13th 9th 7th 12th 14th 10th 11th 9th 3rd 9th 13th 16th Q 29
 Hungary 15th 3
 Iceland 9th 14th 16th 4
 Israel 8th 8th 3rd 9th 10th 11th 9th 7th 11th 11th 13th 15th 15th 11th Q 22
 Italy 6th 5th 11th 10th 9th 6th 7th 6th 5th 13th 12th 9th 10th 4th 4th 5th 10th 7th 9th Q 30
 Latvia 5th 8th 13th 11th 11th 9th 10th 9th 14th 6th 10th 13th 2nd 11th 11th 8th Q 16
 Lithuania 5th 4th 11th 4th 4th 10th 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 13th 11th 9th 10th 2nd 2nd 6th Q 17
 Macedonia 4th 10th 6th 7th 4
 Montenegro 10th 8th 16th 15th 12th 8th 2nd Q 7
 Netherlands Q 2
 Poland 11th 10th 14th 15th 14th 4th 11th 14th 6th 12th 15th 15th 17
 Portugal 9th 14th 16th 5
 Russia 3rd 2nd 11th 2nd 3rd 2nd 6th 2nd 14th 8th 5th 7th 5th 13th 11th 12th 16th 16th 18
 Serbia 1st 5th 3rd 5th 9th 3rd 2nd 6th 8th 10th 3rd Q 18
 Slovenia 7th 12th 6th 8th 12th 13th 15th 14th 10th Q 9
 Spain 2nd 2nd 6th 8th 3rd 4th 7th 3rd 1st 2nd 6th 1st 4th 3rd 7th 1st 3rd 4th 1st 7th Q 31
 Sweden 16th 12th 14th 9
 Turkey 4th 7th 3rd 7th 2nd 3rd 1st 8th 4th 3rd 8th 3rd 7th 1st 7th 4th 3rd 3rd 5th Q 29
 Ukraine 5th 12th 10th 9th 15th 12th 12th 10th 14th 9
Nation Turkey
1993
Portugal
1995
Belgium
1997
Slovenia
1999
Latvia
2001
Spain
2003
Greece
2004
Spain
2005
Spain
2006
Greece
2007
Italy
2008
Lithuania
2009
Montenegro
2010
Czech Republic
2011
Lithuania
Latvia
2012
Ukraine
2013
Latvia
2014
Lithuania
2015
Poland
2016
Montenegro
2017
Serbia
2018
Total
 Austria playing in lower divisions 4
 Romania playing in lower divisions 1
 Switzerland playing in lower divisions 2
 Wales playing in lower divisions 1
 England 12th 16th 14th United Kingdom Great Britain[2] 5
 Scotland United Kingdom Great Britain 1
 Syria playing in FIBA Asia 1
 Czechoslovakia defunct 3
 Soviet Union defunct 11
 Yugoslavia defunct 11
 FR Yugoslavia
 Serbia and MontenegroA
1st 1st 1st 1st 9th 10th 3rd defunct 7
^A As FR Yugoslavia (1992–2001, 3 participations, 3 gold medals) and as Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006, 4 participations, 2 medals)

MVP Awards (since 1999)[edit]

Year MVP Award Winner
1999 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Aleksandar Gajić
2001 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Veljko Tomović
2003 Serbia and Montenegro Nemanja Aleksandrov
2004 Russia Vitaly Kuznetsov
2005 France Antoine Diot
2006 Spain Ricky Rubio
2007 Serbia Dejan Musli
2008 Lithuania Jonas Valančiūnas
2009 Lithuania Tauras Jogėla
2010 Croatia Dario Šarić
2011 Croatia Mario Hezonja
2012 Turkey Okben Ulubay
2013 Serbia Stefan Peno
2014 France Killian Tillie
2015 Bosnia and Herzegovina Džanan Musa
2016 Spain Usman Garuba
2017 France Killian Hayes
2018 Croatia Roko Prkačin

Division B[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Host Promoted to Division A Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze * Score Fourth place
2004
details
 England (Brighton)
Iceland
Round-robin group
Macedonia

England
Round-robin group
Czech Republic
2005
details
 Bulgaria (Pravets)
Germany
77–63
Portugal

Georgia
77–67
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2006
details
 Estonia (Tallinn)
Czech Republic
67–54
Georgia

Bulgaria
85–75*
Austria
2007
details
 Macedonia (Skopje)
Poland
80–73
Hungary

Sweden
66–65*
England
2008
details
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo)
Germany
76–69
Montenegro

Bulgaria
81–61
Sweden
2009
details
 Portugal
(São João da Madeira)

Bulgaria
81–63
Denmark

England
78–63
Slovenia
2010
details
 Estonia (Tallinn)
Czech Republic
61–53
Ukraine

Slovenia
62–60
Netherlands
2011
details
 Macedonia (Strumica)
Slovenia
82–73
England

Bosnia and Herzegovina
72–71
Israel
2012
details
 Romania (Bucharest)
Belgium
56–46
Montenegro

Sweden
79–55
Hungary
2013
details
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo)
Denmark
72–69
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Finland
96–62
Slovenia
2014
details
 Macedonia (Strumica)
Montenegro
76–73
Israel

England
84–60
Czech Republic
2015
details
 Bulgaria (Sofia)
Estonia
64–56
Poland

Sweden
57–56
Slovakia
2016
details
 Bulgaria (Sofia)
Russia
82–76
Israel

Slovenia
79–71
Ukraine
2017
details
 Bulgaria (Sofia)
Greece
74–60
Netherlands

Georgia
64–63
Great Britain
2018
details
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo)
  • Since 2012, the 3rd team in Division B is also promoted to Division A for the next tournament.

Performances by nation[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Czech Republic 2 0 0 2
 Germany 2 0 0 2
3  Montenegro 1 2 0 3
4  Denmark 1 1 0 2
 Poland 1 1 0 2
6  Bulgaria 1 0 2 3
 Slovenia 1 0 2 3
8  Belgium 1 0 0 1
 Estonia 1 0 0 1
 Iceland 1 0 0 1
 Russia 1 0 0 1
12  Israel 0 2 0 2
13  England 0 1 3 4
14  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 1 1 2
 Georgia 0 1 1 2
16  Hungary 0 1 0 1
 Macedonia 0 1 0 1
 Portugal 0 1 0 1
 Ukraine 0 1 0 1
20  Sweden 0 0 3 3
21  Finland 0 0 1 1
Total 13 13 13 39

Division C[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2002
details
 Cyprus
Cyprus
Round-robin group
Luxembourg

Scotland
Round-robin group
Andorra
2004
details
 Andorra
Andorra
Round-robin group
Luxembourg

Scotland
Round-robin group
Wales
2006
details
 Andorra
Luxembourg
85–69
Scotland

Cyprus
59–42
Malta
2008
details
 Gibraltar
Scotland
102–39
Wales

Moldova
75–69
(2OT)

Gibraltar
2010
details
 Andorra
Cyprus
74–30
Scotland

Andorra
86–54
San Marino
2011
details
 San Marino
Andorra
84–70
San Marino

Wales
77–67
Malta
2012
details
 Gibraltar
Monaco
61–53
Scotland

Gibraltar
50–45
San Marino
2013
details
 Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Round-robin group
Scotland

Andorra
Round-robin group
Wales
2014
details
 Malta
Malta
Round-robin group
Andorra

Wales
Round-robin group
Gibraltar
2015
details
 San Marino
San Marino
76–59
Kosovo

Malta
55–44
Wales
2016
details
 Cyprus
Cyprus
62–50
Azerbaijan

Moldova
81–56
Gibraltar
2017
details
 Andorra
Armenia
88–70
Gibraltar

Azerbaijan
75–55
Andorra
2018
details
 San Marino
Andorra
84–49
Wales

Austria
65–43
San Marino

Performances by nation[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Andorra 3 1 2 6
2  Cyprus 3 0 1 4
3  Scotland 1 4 2 7
4  Luxembourg 1 2 0 3
5  Gibraltar 1 1 1 3
6  San Marino 1 1 0 2
7  Malta 1 0 1 2
8  Armenia 1 0 0 1
 Monaco 1 0 0 1
10  Wales 0 2 2 4
11  Azerbaijan 0 1 1 2
12  Kosovo 0 1 0 1
13  Moldova 0 0 2 2
14  Austria 0 0 1 1
Total 13 13 13 39

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