FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship

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FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship
SportBasketball
Founded1964
Divisions3
No. of teams16 (division A)
ContinentEurope (FIBA Europe)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Serbia (4th title)
Most titles Soviet Union (8 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Europe U-20
FIBA Europe U-16
Official websitewww.fiba.com/europe/u18

The FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, originally known as the European Championship for Juniors, is a youth men's basketball competition that was inaugurated in 1964. It was held biennially until 2002. From 2004 onward, it has been held every year. The current champion is Serbia. It was originally an Under-20-age tournament, but is now an Under-18-age tournament.

Division A[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1964
details
 Italy
(Naples)

Soviet Union
62–41
France

Italy
73–72
Bulgaria
1966
details
 Italy
(Porto San Giorgio)

Soviet Union
71–50
Yugoslavia

Italy
47–42
Czechoslovakia
1968
details
 Spain
(Vigo)

Soviet Union
82–73
Yugoslavia

Italy
53–44
Turkey
1970
details
 Greece
(Athens)

Soviet Union
80–48
Greece

Italy
62–57
Yugoslavia
1972
details
 Yugoslavia
(Zadar)

Yugoslavia
89–65
Italy

Soviet Union
73–60
Israel
1974
details
 France
(Orléans)

Yugoslavia
80–79
Spain

Italy
77–69
Sweden
1976
details
 Spain
(Santiago de Compostela)

Yugoslavia
92–83
Soviet Union

Spain
89–72
Bulgaria
1978
details
 Italy
(Roseto degli Abruzzi, Teramo)

Soviet Union
104–100
Spain

Yugoslavia
95–72
Bulgaria
1980
details
 Yugoslavia
(Celje)

Soviet Union
83–81
Yugoslavia

Bulgaria
96–90
Spain
1982
details
 Bulgaria
(Dimitrovgrad, Haskovo)

Soviet Union
97–87
Yugoslavia

Bulgaria
84–73
Italy
1984
details
 Sweden
(Huskvarna, Katrineholm)

Soviet Union
75–74
Italy

Yugoslavia
92–89
Spain
1986
details
 Austria
(Vöcklabruck, Gmunden)

Yugoslavia
111–87
Soviet Union

Italy
83–53
West Germany
1988
details
 Yugoslavia
(Titov Vrbas, Srbobran)

Yugoslavia
84–75
Italy

Czechoslovakia
88–70
Greece
1990
details
 Netherlands
(Groningen, Emmen)

Italy
92–79
Soviet Union

Spain
105–73
Romania
1992
details
 Hungary
(Budapest, Zalaegerszeg, Szolnok)

France
94–83
Italy

CIS
113–108
Greece
1994
details
 Israel
(Tel Aviv)

Lithuania
73–71
Croatia

Spain
87–76
Italy
1996
details
 France
(Auch, Lourdes, Tarbes)

Croatia
64–51
France

Yugoslavia
77–61
Belgium
1998
details
 Bulgaria
(Varna)

Spain
81–70
Croatia

Greece
97–91
Latvia
2000
details
 Croatia
(Zadar)

France
65–64
Croatia

Greece
71–65
Italy
2002
details
 Germany
(Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, Böblingen)

Croatia
74–72
Slovenia

Greece
82–67
Lithuania
2004
details
 Spain
(Zaragoza)

Spain
89–71
Turkey

France
74–68
Italy
2005
details
 SCG
(Belgrade)

Serbia and Montenegro
78–61
Turkey

Italy
88–83
Spain
2006
details
 Greece
(Amaliada, Olympia, Argostoli)

France
77–72
Lithuania

Spain
92–83
Turkey
2007
details
 Spain
(Madrid)

Serbia
92–89
Greece

Latvia
74–72
Lithuania
2008
details
 Greece
(Amaliada, Pyrgos)

Greece
57–50
Lithuania

Croatia
73–68
France
2009
details
 France
(Metz)

Serbia
78–72
France

Turkey
95–74
Lithuania
2010
details
 Lithuania
(Vilnius)

Lithuania
90–61
Russia

Latvia
75–49
Serbia
2011
details
 Poland
(Wroclaw)

Spain
71–65
Serbia

Turkey
69–65
Italy
2012
details
 Lithuania (Vilnius)
 Latvia (Liepāja)

Croatia
88–76
Lithuania

Serbia
66–56
Russia
2013
details
 Latvia
(Liepāja, Riga & Ventspils)

Turkey
81–74
Croatia

Spain
57–56
Latvia
2014
details
 Turkey
(Konya)

Turkey
85–68
Serbia

Croatia
75–71
Greece
2015
details
 Greece
(Volos)

Greece
64–61
Turkey

Lithuania
74–49
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2016
details
 Turkey
(Samsun)

France
75–68
Lithuania

Italy
74–68
Germany
2017
details
 Slovakia
(Bratislava)

Serbia
74–62
Spain

Lithuania
97–88
Turkey
2018
details
 Latvia
(Liepāja, Riga & Ventspils)

Serbia
99–90
Latvia

France
79–70
Russia

Performances by nation[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union83112
2 Yugoslavia54211
3 France4329
4 Serbia4217
5 Croatia3429
6 Spain33511
7 Lithuania2428
8 Turkey2327
9 Greece2237
10 Italy14813
11 Serbia and Montenegro1012
12 Latvia0123
13 Russia0101
 Slovenia0101
15 Bulgaria0022
16 CIS0011
 Czechoslovakia0011
Totals (17 nations)353535105

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Italy
1964
Italy
1966
Spain
1968
Greece
1970
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1972
France
1974
Spain
1976
Italy
1978
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1980
Bulgaria
1982
Sweden
1984
Austria
1986
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1988
Netherlands
1990
Hungary
1992
 Austria 12th 16th 12th
 Belgium 12th 10th 10th 10th 11th 10th
 Bulgaria 4th 5th 7th 12th 4th 4th 3rd 3rd 10th
 Czechoslovakia ✝️ 5th 4th 10th 8th 5th 9th 7th 8th 7th 6th 8th 3rd 11th
 Finland 8th 8th 15th 13th 8th 7th 7th 11th 8th
 France 2nd 7th 6th 8th 9th 12th 10th 10th 7th 1st
 West Germany 11th 10th 14th 11th 6th 5th 5th 4th 9th 12th 7th
 Greece 6th 2nd 9th 7th 7th 6th 9th 6th 4th 8th 4th
 Hungary 8th 11th 9th 11th
 Israel 7th 4th 11th 8th 7th 9th 10th 5th
 Italy 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 5th 5th 5th 4th 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd
 Netherlands 12th 11th 12th 10th
 Norway 12th
 Poland 6th 9th 6th 10th 6th 6th 12th 11th 6th 9th
 Romania 9th 11th 4th
 Soviet Union ✝️ 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 5th 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 5th 2nd 3rd
 Spain 8th 6th 5th 5th 7th 2nd 3rd 2nd 4th 6th 4th 5th 6th 3rd 6th
 Sweden 4th 12th 10th 12th 8th
 Turkey 4th 11th 11th 13th 9th 8th 9th 8th 7th 9th
 Yugoslavia ✝️ 7th 2nd 2nd 4th 1st 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 5th
Nation Italy
1964
Italy
1966
Spain
1968
Greece
1970
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1972
France
1974
Spain
1976
Italy
1978
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1980
Bulgaria
1982
Sweden
1984
Austria
1986
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1988
Netherlands
1990
Hungary
1992
Nation Israel
1994
France
1996
Bulgaria
1998
Croatia
2000
Germany
2002
Spain
2004
Serbia and Montenegro
2005
Greece
2006
Spain
2007
Greece
2008
France
2009
Lithuania
2010
Poland
2011
Lithuania
Latvia
2012
Latvia
2013
Turkey
2014
Greece
2015
Turkey
2016
Slovakia
2017
Latvia
2018
Greece
2019
Total
 Belgium 4th 16th 15th 15th 10
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13th 12th 4th 6th 8th 16th 6
 Bulgaria 8th 12th 10th 12th 8th 14th 13th 10th 16th 8th 15th 20
 Croatia 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 11th 10th 7th 3rd 8th 5th 8th 1st 2nd 3rd 12th 14th 11th Q 19
 Czech Republic 16th 15th 12th 13th 16th 5
 Denmark 15th 1
 Estonia 12th 16th 2
 Finland 16th 13th 8th 10th 13th Q 15
 France 5th 2nd 10th 1st 7th 3rd 6th 1st 6th 4th 2nd 7th 7th 13th 7th 9th 6th 1st 6th 3rd Q 31
 Georgia 11th 1
 Germany 12th 8th 12th 14th 13th 9th 14th 11th 13th 11th 14th 8th 4th 11th 6th Q 27
 Great Britain played separately as England, Scotland and Wales 7th Q 2
 Greece 6th 7th 3rd 3rd 3rd 7th 13th 6th 2nd 1st 13th 8th 14th 11th 11th 4th 1st 9th 7th 14th Q 32
 Iceland 15th 1
 Israel 10th 6th 10th 6th 8th 7th 11th 11th 10th 15th 15th 19
 Italy 4th 6th 12th 4th 4th 3rd 7th 13th 11th 7th 12th 4th 7th 10th 6th 11th 3rd 5th 10th Q 35
 Latvia 4th 8th 11th 12th 8th 12th 3rd 7th 9th 3rd 10th 6th 4th 8th 10th 13th 16th 2nd Q 19
 Lithuania 1st 12th 9th 7th 4th 9th 9th 2nd 4th 2nd 4th 1st 5th 2nd 5th 7th 3rd 2nd 3rd 5th Q 21
 Montenegro played as part of Serbia and Montenegro 11th 14th 13th 8th Q 5
 Netherlands Q 5
 Poland 8th 15th 6th 6th 16th 16th 16
 Romania 11th 16th 5
 Russia 8th 10th 5th 6th 10th 6th 5th 9th 10th 8th 6th 2nd 9th 4th 8th 10th 9th 7th 9th 4th Q 21
 Serbia played as part of Serbia and Montenegro 1st 6th 1st 4th 2nd 3rd 6th 2nd 5th 10th 1st 1st Q 13
 Slovakia 15th 1
 Slovenia 7th 7th 9th 2nd 10th 14th 15th 12th 10th 12th 10th 16th 11th 14th Q 15
 Spain 3rd 9th 1st 11th 9th 1st 4th 3rd 5th 5th 5th 11th 1st 5th 3rd 5th 7th 5th 2nd 9th Q 36
 Sweden 15th 16th 7
 Turkey 9th 5th 11th 5th 2nd 2nd 4th 8th 9th 3rd 9th 3rd 9th 1st 1st 2nd 12th 4th 12th Q 30
 Ukraine 11th 16th 12th 14th 14th 13th 12th 14th 15th 12th 15th 11
Nation Israel
1994
France
1996
Bulgaria
1998
Croatia
2000
Germany
2002
Spain
2004
Serbia and Montenegro
2005
Greece
2006
Spain
2007
Greece
2008
France
2009
Lithuania
2010
Poland
2011
Lithuania
Latvia
2012
Latvia
2013
Turkey
2014
Greece
2015
Turkey
2016
Slovakia
2017
Latvia
2018
Greece
2019
Nation
 Austria playing in lower divisions 3
 Hungary playing in lower divisions 4
 Norway playing in lower divisions 1
 England 9th 14th  Great Britain[2] 2
 Czechoslovakia ✝️ defunct 13
 Soviet Union ✝️ defunct 15
 Yugoslavia ✝️ defunct 14
 FR YugoslaviaA ✝️
 Serbia and Montenegro
✝️
3rd 5th 5th 1st 5th defunct 5
^A As FR Yugoslavia (1992–2002, 2 participations, 1 medal) and as Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006, 3 participations, 1 medal)

MVP Awards (since 1998)[edit]

Year MVP Award Winner
1998 Slovenia Sani Bečirović
2000 France Tony Parker
2002 Slovenia Erazem Lorbek
2004 Spain Sergio Rodríguez
2005 Serbia and Montenegro Dragan Labović
2006 France Nicolas Batum
2007 Greece Kosta Koufos
2008 Lithuania Donatas Motiejūnas
2009 Turkey Enes Kanter
2010 Lithuania Jonas Valančiūnas
2011 Spain Álex Abrines
2012 Croatia Dario Šarić[3]
2013 Turkey Kenan Sipahi
2014 Turkey Egemen Güven
2015 Greece Vassilis Charalampopoulos
2016 France Frank Ntilikina
2017 Serbia Nikola Mišković
2018 Serbia Marko Pecarski

Division B[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Host Promoted to Division A Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze * Score Fourth place
2005
details
 Slovakia
Ukraine
82–56
Iceland

Hungary
97–76
Finland
2006
details
 Romania
Romania
67–54
Estonia

Portugal
76–74
England
2007
details
 Bulgaria
Belgium
86–58
Ukraine

Poland
80–68
Montenegro
2008
details
 Hungary
Slovenia
68–60
Czech Republic

Poland
70–60
Slovakia
2009
details
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sweden
87–71
Poland

Montenegro
73–71
England
2010
details
 Israel
Czech Republic
78–46
Finland

Montenegro
75–60
Israel
2011
details
 Bulgaria
Bulgaria
70–68
Denmark

Sweden
71–65
Montenegro
2012
details
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
76–64
Czech Republic

England
73–59
Finland
2013
details
 Macedonia
Montenegro
64–63
Poland

Belgium
70–45
Macedonia
2014
details
 Bulgaria
Germany
64–40
Ukraine

Finland
70–50
Sweden
2015
details
 Austria
Sweden
73–72
Israel

Slovenia
78–60
Poland
2016
details
 Macedonia
Montenegro
83–72
Ukraine

Slovakia
63–62
Hungary
2017
details
 Estonia
(Tallinn)

Croatia
90–84
Great Britain

Estonia[note 1]
90–71
Israel
2018
details
 Macedonia
(Skopje)

Netherlands
86–57
Slovenia

Belgium[note 2]
73–67
Estonia
  • Since 2012, the 3rd team in Division B is also promoted to Division A for the next tournament.
  1. ^ Estonia was not promoted due to Latvia hosting the 2018 Division A tournament.
  2. ^ Belgium was not promoted due to Greece hosting the 2019 Division A tournament.

Performances by nation[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Montenegro2024
2 Sweden2013
3 Ukraine1304
4 Czech Republic1203
5 Slovenia1113
6 Belgium1023
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina1001
 Bulgaria1001
 Croatia1001
 Germany1001
 Netherlands1001
 Romania1001
13 Poland0224
14 England0112
 Estonia0112
 Finland0112
17 Denmark0101
 Iceland0101
 Israel0101
20 Hungary0011
 Portugal0011
 Slovakia0011
Totals (22 nations)14141442

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Slovakia
2005
Romania
2006
Bulgaria
2007
Hungary
2008
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2009
Israel
2010
Bulgaria
2011
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2012
Republic of Macedonia
2013
Bulgaria
2014
Austria
2015
Republic of Macedonia
2016
Estonia
2017
Republic of Macedonia
2018
Total
 Armenia 20th 1
 Albania 23rd 23rd 21st 21st 24th 5
 Austria 7th 7th 13th 5th 13th 10th 18th 12th 20th 16th 13th 18th 17th 16th 14
 Azerbaijan 22nd 20th 2
 Belarus 15th 18th 9th 18th 12th 18th 11th 20th 6th 9
 Belgium 8th 1st 9th 7th 9th 8th 3rd 9th 5th 9th 3rd 11
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8th 9th 7th 14th 8th 1st 6
 Bulgaria 19th 1st 14th 19th 12th 7th 11th 7
 Croatia 1st 1
 Cyprus 24th 1
 Czech Republic 15th 10th 6th 2nd 1st 2nd 8th 13th 5th 9
 Denmark 17th 8th 10th 15th 2nd 17th 12th 10th 15th 8th 22nd 11
 England 14th 4th 18th 18th 7th 6th 14th 3rd 7th 9th 2nd 11
 Estonia 10th 2nd 15th 5th 5th 6th 7th 17th 15th 7th 3rd 4th 12
 Finland 4th 12th 9th 10th 2nd 4th 9th 3rd 8
 Georgia 13th 8th 19th 15th 17th 21st 20th 8th 10th 18th 21st 11
 Germany 11th 1st 2
 Hungary 3rd 11th 8th 17th 5th 13th 8th 11th 13th 8th 5th 4th 12th 10th 14
 Iceland 2nd 6th 13th 9th 6th 13th 10th 15th 8
 Ireland 16th 19th 16th 20th 22nd 22nd 22nd 23rd 24th 9
 Israel 2nd 4th 7th 7th 5th 6th 2nd 4th 9th 9
 Luxembourg 11th 16th 15th 24th 16th 17th 19th 19th 11th 24th 19th 23rd 19th 13
 Macedonia 12th 21st 4th 15th 21st 16th 16th 18th 8
 Moldova 17th 1
 Montenegro 4th 11th 3rd 4th 5th 1st 1st 7
 Netherlands 6th 14th 14th 9th 11th 12th 6th 9th 8th 13th 11th 17th 6th 1st 14
 Norway 13th 11th 19th 16th 20th 14th 10th 13th 8
 Poland 6th 3rd 3rd 4th 2nd 4th 6th 5th 12th 9
 Portugal 5th 3rd 12th 7th 12th 18th 12th 10th 10th 7th 12th 14th 11th 8th 14
 Romania 17th 1st 12th 16th 20th 11th 15th 16th 18th 16th 20th 15th 23rd 13
 Scotland 18th 20th 14th 22nd 22nd 19th 20th 22nd 8
 Slovakia 13th 15th 10th 4th 17th 17th 10th 16th 18th 17th 3rd 14th 12
 Slovenia 1st 3rd 5th 3rd 2nd 5
 Sweden 9th 5th 5th 6th 1st 3rd 14th 6th 4th 1st 14th 7th 12
 Switzerland 19th 16th 14th 11th 13th 21st 15th 21st 14th 19th 17th 11
 Ukraine 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 4

Division C[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Host Gold Medal Game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1997
details
 Andorra
Moldova
85–78
Andorra

Cyprus
114–81
San Marino
1999
details
 Luxembourg
Iceland
93–65
Ireland

Luxembourg
93–90
Andorra
2001
details
 Malta
Cyprus
76–74
Scotland

Luxembourg
74–69
Albania
2003
details
 Malta
Albania

Scotland

Andorra

Malta
2005
details
 Malta
Andorra
97–85
Scotland

Luxembourg
81–39
Wales
2007
details
 Wales
Scotland
Round-robin group
Wales

Moldova

Andorra
2009
details
 Malta
Malta
75–38
Gibraltar

Andorra
76–71
Moldova
2011
details
 San Marino
Wales
Round-robin group
San Marino

Moldova
Round-robin group
Andorra
2013
details
 Andorra
San Marino
103–100
(OT)

Moldova

Andorra
70–50
Monaco
2014
details
 Andorra
Monaco
66–38
Gibraltar

Andorra
51–46
San Marino
2015
details
 Gibraltar
Andorra
80–66
Azerbaijan

Wales
82–64
Malta
2016
details
 San Marino
Azerbaijan
74–57
Andorra

Kosovo
100–57
San Marino
2017
details
 Cyprus
(Nicosia)

Norway
84–53
Cyprus

Malta
68–61
Moldova
2018
details
 Kosovo
(Pristina)

Kosovo
73–64
Cyprus

Ireland
93–91
Monaco

Performances by nation[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Andorra2248
2 Scotland1304
3 Cyprus1214
4 Moldova1124
5 Wales1113
6 Azerbaijan1102
 San Marino1102
8 Kosovo1012
 Malta1012
10 Albania1001
 Iceland1001
 Monaco1001
 Norway1001
14 Gibraltar0202
15 Ireland0112
16 Luxembourg0033
Totals (16 nations)14141442

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Medalists". FIBA.basketball.
  2. ^ "FIBA SIGN OFF BRITISH BASKETBALL AGREEMENT". www.gbbasketball.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  3. ^ "MVP Saric Heads All Tournament Team". 19 August 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.

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