1956 South American Basketball Championship for Women

The 1956 South American Basketball Championship for Women was the 6th regional tournament for women in South America. It was held in Quito, Ecuador and won by Chile. Seven teams competed.

1956 South American Basketball Championship for Women
6th South American Basketball Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationEcuador
DatesAugust 4-21
Teams7
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Chile
(3rd title)
1954
1958 >

Final rankingsEdit

  1.   Chile
  2.   Paraguay
  3.   Brazil
  4.   Argentina
  5.   Ecuador
  6.   Peru
  7.   Colombia

ResultsEdit

Each team played the other teams once, for a total of four games played by each team.

Rank Team W L Pts Diff
1   Chile 6 0 12 +86
2   Paraguay 4 2 10 +95
3   Brazil 4 2 10 +64
4   Argentina 4 2 10 +43
5   Ecuador 2 4 8 -63
6   Peru 1 5 7 -53
7   Colombia 0 6 6 -172
Brazil   54–36   Peru
Argentina   60–27   Colombia
Paraguay   39–43   Chile
Brazil   48–45   Paraguay
Ecuador   40–30   Colombia
Argentina   46–38   Peru
Brazil   42–53   Chile
Chile   63–23   Ecuador
Paraguay   61–51   Argentina
Ecuador   50–44   Peru
Chile   54–33   Peru
Ecuador   40–61   Paraguay
Brazil   75–26   Colombia
Ecuador   33–48   Argentina
Peru   55–59   Paraguay
Chile   44–36   Argentina
Colombia   45–49   Peru
Ecuador   37–78   Brazil
Paraguay   74–38   Colombia
Brazil   57–62   Argentina
Ecuador   32–34   Chile

External linksEdit