Soviet Union women's national basketball team

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Soviet Union
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FIBA ranking defunct
Joined FIBA 1923
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Soviet Basketball Federation
Coach none
Olympic Games
Appearances 3
Medals Gold medal.svg Gold: 1976, 1980
Bronze medal.svg Bronze: 1988
Women's World Cup
Appearances 9
Medals Gold Gold 1959, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1975, 1983
Silver Silver 1957, 1986
FIBA EuroBasket
Appearances 21
Medals Gold medal europe.svg Gold: 1950, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991
Silver medal europe.svg Silver 1958
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

The Soviet Union women's national basketball team was the women's basketball side that represented the Soviet Union in international competitions.[1]

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the successor countries all set up their own national teams. Still, the non-Balts former Soviet republics (known as the Commonwealth of Independent States) competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics as the Unified Team, but that victory does not count as a Soviet success.

Olympic history[edit]

Year Games Result
1976 Montreal  Gold
1980 Moscow  Gold
1984 Los Angeles Boycotted
1988 Seoul  Bronze

World Championship history[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Soviet Union Women's Basketball Results,, Retrieved 06 January 2017.

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