Swedish Basketball Federation

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Swedish Basketball Federation
Svenska Basketbollförbundet logo.svg
SportBasketball
JurisdictionSweden
AbbreviationSBBF
Founded25 October 1952 (1952-10-25)
AffiliationFIBA
Regional affiliationFIBA Europe
HeadquartersStockholm
PresidentMats Carlson
Official website
www.basket.se
Sweden

The Swedish Basketball Federation (Swedish: Svenska Basketbollförbundet) also known as SBBF is the governing body of basketball in Sweden. It was established on 25 October 1952 out of the Swedish Handball Federation's basketball section, which had been started in 1948.[1] Its headquarters are in Stockholm.

The Swedish Basketball Federation operates the Sweden men's national team and Sweden women's national team. They organize national competitions in Sweden, for both the men's and women's senior teams and also the youth national basketball teams.[2]

The top professional league in Sweden is the Basketligan[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Förbundets historia" (in Swedish). Swedish Basketball Federation. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Sweden FIBA Europe". eurobasket.com. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Swedish Professional league" (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 May 2019.

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