FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup

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FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup
Upcoming season or competition:
Current sports event 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup
Sport Basketball
Founded 1979
Founder FIBA
Inaugural season 1979
CEO Australia Bob Elphinston
No. of teams 16
Continent FIBA (International)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Canada
(1st title)
Most titles  United States
(6 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup

The FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup (formerly FIBA Under-19 World Championship) is a men's under-19 only basketball competition organized by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). From its inauguration in 1979 until 2007 it was held every four years. Since 2007 it has been held biennially. The current champions are Canada, who beat Italy 79 to 60 in July 2017. This marked Canada's first ever medal in the event.[1]

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
1979 Brazil
Salvador1

United States
Round-robin group
Brazil

Argentina
Round-robin group
Yugoslavia
1983 Spain
Palma de Mallorca

United States
82–78
Soviet Union

Brazil
71–66
Spain
1987 Italy
Bormio

Yugoslavia
86–76
United States

Italy
77–66
West Germany
1991 Canada
Edmonton

United States
90–85
Italy

Argentina
74–71
Yugoslavia
1995 Greece
Athens

Greece
91–73
Australia

Spain
77–64
Croatia
1999 Portugal
Lisbon

Spain
94–87
United States

Croatia
66–59
Argentina
2003 Greece
Thessaloniki

Australia
126–92
Lithuania

Greece
73–64
Croatia
2007 Serbia
Novi Sad

Serbia
74–69
United States

France
75–67
Brazil
2009 New Zealand
Auckland

United States
88–80
Greece

Croatia
87–81
Australia
2011 Latvia
Riga

Lithuania
85–67
Serbia

Russia
77–72
Argentina
2013 Czech Republic
Prague

United States
82–68
Serbia

Lithuania
106–100
Australia
2015 Greece
Heraklion

United States
79–71OT
Croatia

Turkey
80–71
Greece
2017 Egypt
Cairo

Canada
79–60
Italy

United States
96–72
Spain

^1 A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 6 3 1 10
2  Serbia 2 2 0 4
3  Greece 1 1 1 3
 Lithuania 1 1 1 3
5  Australia 1 1 0 2
6  Spain 1 0 1 2
7  Canada 1 0 0 1
8  Italy 0 2 1 3
9  Croatia 0 1 2 3
10  Brazil 0 1 1 2
 Russia 0 1 1 2
12  Argentina 0 0 2 2
13  France 0 0 1 1
 Turkey 0 0 1 1
Total 13 13 13 39

Participation details[edit]

Team Brazil
1979
Spain
1983
Italy
1987
Canada
1991
Greece
1995
Portugal
1999
Greece
2003
Serbia
2007
New Zealand
2009
Latvia
2011
Czech Republic
2013
Greece
2015
Egypt
2017
Total
 Angola 13th 13th 14th 13th 14th 13th 6
 Argentina 3rd 7th 3rd 6th 4th 10th 6th 5th 4th 12th 10th 8th 12
 Australia 9th 10th 5th 11th 2nd 5th 1st 5th 4th 6th 4th 7th 12
 Brazil 2nd 3rd 10th 7th 8th 4th 9th 10th 8
 Canada 7th 14th 6th 8th 10th 7th 11th 6th 5th 1st 10
 China 11th 9th 10th 9th 15th 14th 12th 13th 7th 15th 10
 Chinese Taipei 11th 14th 2
 Croatia Part of Yugoslavia 4th 3rd 4th 3rd 8th 2nd 7
 Czech Republic Part of Czechoslovakia 14th 1
 Dominican Republic 9th 13th 2
 Egypt 12th 13th 11th 12th 11th 12th 6
 France 8th 3rd 8th 7th 4
 Germany 5th 4th 5th 3
 Greece 1st 7th 3rd 2nd 4th 5
 Iran 16th 15th 11th 14th 15th 5
 Italy 6th 6th 3rd 2nd 13th 6th 2nd 7
 Ivory Coast 15th 1
 Japan 16th 14th 10th 3
 Jordan 16th 1
 Kazakhstan Part of Soviet Union 12th 1
 Latvia Part of Soviet Union 9th 10th 2
 Lebanon 14th 1
 Lithuania Part of Soviet Union 5th 2nd 9th 9th 1st 3rd 6th 7
 Malaysia 15th 1
 Mali 15th 16th 2
 New Zealand 13th 11th 2
 Nigeria 12th 15th 11th 11th 11th 13th 6
 Panama 11th 1
 Philippines 10th 1
 Poland 7th 1
 Portugal 16th 1
 Puerto Rico 8th 10th 6th 16th 6th 9th 6
 Qatar 10th 1
 Romania 5th 1
 Russia Part of Soviet Union 6th 3rd 9th 3
 Senegal 16th 1
 Serbia Part of Yugoslavia 1st 2nd 2nd 9th 4
 Slovenia Part of Yugoslavia 7th 1
 South Korea 15th 12th 11th 15th 13th 12th 14th 7
 Soviet Union 5th 2nd 7th 9th defunct 4
 Spain 4th 6th 3rd 1st 8th 10th 5th 8th 4th 9
 Syria 12th 16th 2
 Tunisia 16th 16th 2
 Turkey 8th 7th 3rd 3
 Uruguay 8th 12th 14th 3
 United States 1st 1st 2nd 1st 7th 2nd 5th 2nd 1st 5th 1st 1st 3rd 13
 Venezuela 12th 12th 9th 3
 Yugoslavia 4th 8th 1st 4th defunct 4
Total(48) 12 14 12 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16

Tournament awards[edit]

Most recent award winners (2017)[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Doug (9 July 2017). "Canada beats Italy at under-19s to win first world gold in basketball at any level". Toronto Star. Toronto, Canada. Retrieved 9 July 2017. 

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