Russian Women's Basketball Premier League

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Women's Premier League
Sport Basketball
Founded 1992
No. of teams 10
Country Russia Russia
Continent European Union Europe
Most recent
champion(s)
UMMC Ekaterinburg
(10th title)
Official website www.russiabasket.ru (Russian)

The Russian Women's Basketball Premier League is the premier women's basketball competition in Russia. The category consists of 10 teams playing a total of 18 rounds. At the end of the regular season the top eight teams play the play-offs throughout April, ending in a 5 matches final.

Defunct team CSKA Moscow, later relocated to Samara as VBM-SGAU Samara, remains the most successful team in the championship with 9 titles, including a record 6-year winning streak. UMMC Ekaterinburg (7), Dynamo Moscow (4) and Spartak Moscow Region (2) follow in the palmares. WBPL teams have been successful in the Euroleague since the 2000s, with Spartak Moscow Region winning 4 titles in a row (a competition record up to 1976),[1] and UMMC Ekaterinburg and VBM-SGAU Samara one each.[2]

History[edit]

2013–14 season teams[edit]

List of winners[edit]

Season Winner Runner-up Result
1992 CSKA Moscow Nika (Nizhny Novgorod) .
1992–93 CSKA Moscow Dynamo Novosibirsk .
1993–94 CSKA Moscow Dynamo Novosibirsk .
1994–95 CSKA Moscow Force Majeure (St. Petersburg) .
1995–96 CSKA Moscow Dynamo Moscow .
1996–97 CSKA Moscow Uralmash Ekaterinburg .
1997–98 Dynamo Moscow CSKA Moscow 163:154[3]
1998–99 Dynamo Moscow Uralmash Ekaterinburg .
1999–00 Dynamo Moscow Uralmash Ekaterinburg [4]
2000–01 Dynamo Moscow Uralmash-UMMC Ekaterinburg 2:1
2001–02 UMMC Ekaterinburg SGAU Samara 2:0
2002–03 UMMC Ekaterinburg VBM-SGAU Samara 2:1
2003–04 VBM-SGAU Samara UMMC Ekaterinburg 3:0
2004–05 VBM-SGAU Samara Dynamo Moscow 3:1
2005–06 VBM-SGAU Samara UMMC Ekaterinburg 3:0
2006–07 Spartak Moscow Region CSKA Moscow 3:2
2007–08 Spartak Moscow Region CSKA Moscow 3:1
2008–09 UMMC Ekaterinburg Spartak Moscow Region 2:1
2009–10 UMMC Ekaterinburg Spartak Moscow Region 3:0
2010–11 UMMC Ekaterinburg Spartak Moscow Region 3:0
2011–12 UMMC Ekaterinburg Spartak Moscow Region 3:0
2012–13 UMMC Ekaterinburg Spartak Moscow Region 3:0
2013–14 UMMC Ekaterinburg Nadezhda Orenburg 3:0
2014–15 UMMC Ekaterinburg Nadezhda Orenburg 3:1
2015–16 UMMC Ekaterinburg Nadezhda Orenburg 3:0

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of winners of the European Cup in FIBA Europe's website
  2. ^ List of winners of the Euroleague in FIBA Europe's website
  3. ^ Played two match
  4. ^ Play-Off played in league format