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1957 FIBA World Championship for Women

The 1957 FIBA World Championship for Women was the second FIBA World Championship for Women basketball championship held by FIBA. It was held in Brazil between 13 October and 26 October 1957. Twelve national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA, the sport's governing body. The city of Rio de Janeiro hosted the tournament. The United States won its second title after finishing in first place in the second round.

1957 FIBA World Championship
for Women
2nd FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationBrazil
Dates13–26 October
Teams12
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions United States
(2nd title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Paraguay Nuñez 23.4  Czechoslovakia 67.7
1953
1959 >

Contents

FormatEdit

  • In the preliminary round teams were split into three round-robin groups, two of four teams and one of three teams. The top two teams from each group advanced to the final round. Hosts Brazil advanced to the final round directly.
  • The teams that did not reach the final round, played in the classification round, which consisted of a round-robin group of five teams to define eighth through twelfth places in the final standings.
  • In the final, a seven-team round-robin group was formed to compete for the championship and second through seventh places in the final standings.

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the final round
Times given below are in Brasília time (UTC−3).

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Czechoslovakia 3 3 0 215 120 +95 6
  United States 3 2 1 189 129 +60 5
  Argentina 3 1 2 138 183 −45 4
  Peru 3 0 3 108 218 −110 3
13 October
20:00
United States   75–37   Peru
Scoring by half: 41–12, 34–25
Pts: Sipes 19 Pts: Barrenechea 11
13 October
21:30
Czechoslovakia   76–42   Argentina
Scoring by half: 41–15, 35–27
Pts: Dubska 24 Pts: Bonetti 11
Rio de Janeiro
14 October
20:00
Czechoslovakia   86–28   Peru
Scoring by half: 40–15, 46–13
Pts: Dubska 15 Pts: Fulgosi 7
Rio de Janeiro
14 October
21:30
United States   64–39   Argentina
Scoring by half: 35–15, 29–24
Pts: White 22 Pts: Bonetti 11
Rio de Janeiro
15 October
20:00
Argentina   57–43   Peru
Scoring by half: 29–21, 28–22
Pts: Pietrapina 18 Pts: Cantina 13
Rio de Janeiro
15 October
21:30
United States   50–53   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 20–23, 30–30
Pts: Crawford 14 Pts: Mubalokova 16
Rio de Janeiro

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Soviet Union 2 2 0 140 83 +57 4
  Paraguay 2 1 1 116 101 +15 3
  Australia 2 0 2 63 135 −72 2
13 October
21:30
Soviet Union   70–32   Australia
Scoring by half: 29–13, 41–19
Pts: Kostikova 24 Pts: Cockburn 11
14 October
22:00
Soviet Union   70–51   Paraguay
Scoring by half: 35–33, 35–18
Pts: Kostikova 20 Pts: Nuñez 22
Rio de Janeiro
15 October
19:00
Paraguay   65–31   Australia
Scoring by half: 38–15, 27–16
Pts: Nuñez 32 Pts: Hill 9
Rio de Janeiro

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Hungary 3 3 0 244 153 +91 6
  Chile 3 2 1 180 161 +19 5
  Mexico 3 1 2 154 190 −36 4
  Cuba 3 0 3 130 204 −74 3
13 October
Chile   53–65   Hungary
Scoring by half: 27–28, 26–37
Pts: Velasquez 27 Pts: Koren, Matay 16
13 October
20:00
Cuba   39–49   Mexico
Scoring by half: 21–30, 18–19
Pts: Buergo 12 Pts: Concepsión 10
Rio de Janeiro
14 October
19:00
Chile   62–51   Mexico
Scoring by half: 39–22, 23–29
Pts: Pauchard 27 Pts: Concepsión 22
Rio de Janeiro
14 October
20:30
Hungary   90–46   Cuba
Scoring by half: 42–24, 48–22
Pts: Matay 22 Pts: Buergo 16
Rio de Janeiro
15 October
20:30
Chile   65–45   Cuba
Scoring by half: 33–12, 32–33
Pts: Pauchard 26 Pts: Thaureaux 18
Rio de Janeiro
15 October
22:00
Mexico   54–89   Hungary
Scoring by half: 20–45, 34–44
Pts: Concepsión 22 Pts: Schneider 18
Rio de Janeiro

Classification roundEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Mexico 4 4 0 197 173 +24 8
  Argentina 4 3 1 228 188 +40 7
  Australia 4 2 2 170 171 −1 6
  Peru 4 1 3 167 180 −13 5
  Cuba 4 0 4 170 220 −50 4
18 October
20:00
Cuba   50–58   Mexico
Scoring by half: 23–25, 27–33
Pts: Thaureaux 9 Pts: Sánchez 14
18 October
21:30
Australia   44–52   Argentina
Scoring by half: 24–24, 20–28
Pts: Cockburn 9 Pts: Bonetti 21
Rio de Janeiro
20 October
20:00
Mexico   45–38   Australia
Scoring by half: 23–21, 22–17
Pts: Rivera 9 Pts: Cockburn 11
Rio de Janeiro
20 October
21:30
Peru   49–66   Argentina
Scoring by half: 16–31, 33–35
Pts: Flechele 21 Pts: Lorenzo 17
Rio de Janeiro
21 October
20:00
Cuba   43–50   Australia
Scoring by half: 26–26, 17–24
Pts: Thaureaux 13 Pts: Cockburn, Macquire 13
Rio de Janeiro
21 October
21:30
Mexico   45–36   Peru
Scoring by half: 17–18, 28–19
Pts: Sánchez 9 Pts: Flechele 11
Rio de Janeiro
22 October
20:00
Argentina   62–46   Cuba
Scoring by half: 25–27, 37–19
Pts: Lorenzo, Pietrapina 12 Pts: Thaureaux 14
Rio de Janeiro
22 October
21:30
Australia   38–31   Peru
Scoring by half: 16–20, 22–11
Pts: Macquire 13 Pts: Barrenechea 14
Rio de Janeiro
23 October
20:00
Mexico   49–48   Argentina
Scoring by half: 23–24, 26–24
Pts: García 19 Pts: Lorenzo 17
Rio de Janeiro
23 October
21:30
Cuba   31–50   Peru
Scoring by half: 23–23, 8–27
Pts: Buergo, de Dios 6 Pts: Barrenechea 15
Rio de Janeiro

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  United States 6 6 0 366 280 +86 12
  Soviet Union 6 5 1 365 292 +73 11
  Czechoslovakia 6 4 2 394 319 +75 10
  Brazil 6 3 3 324 365 −41 9
  Hungary 6 2 4 297 317 −20 8
  Paraguay 6 1 5 274 338 −64 7
  Chile 6 0 6 287 396 −109 6
17 October
20:00
Chile   46–76   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 19–30, 27–46
Pts: Pauchard 20 Pts: Mubalokova 22
17 October
21:30
Brazil   48–46   Paraguay
Scoring by half: 25–27, 23–19
Pts: Ramos 11 Pts: Nuñez 22
Rio de Janeiro
18 October
20:00
Soviet Union   67–38   Chile
Scoring by half: 36–19, 31–19
Pts: Kostikova 22 Pts: Pauchard 15
Rio de Janeiro
18 October
21:30
United States   51–46   Hungary
Scoring by half: 27–29, 24–17
Pts: Sipes 15 Pts: Parti 16
Rio de Janeiro
19 October
20:00
Czechoslovakia   68–47   Paraguay
Scoring by half: 30–22, 38–25
Pts: Mazlova-Adamirova 25 Pts: Nuñez 18
Rio de Janeiro
19 October
21:30
Brazil   44–67   United States
Scoring by half: 21–33, 23–34
Pts: Bento 9 Pts: White 28
Rio de Janeiro
20 October
19:00
Soviet Union   69–49   Paraguay
Scoring by half: 36–22, 33–27
Pts: Maksimelenova 15 Pts: Nuñez 24
Rio de Janeiro
20 October
20:00
Czechoslovakia   57–61   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 28–30, 29–31
Pts: Mazlova-Adamirova 14 Pts: Maksimelenova 19
Rio de Janeiro
20 October
20:30
Brazil   66–64   Chile
Scoring by half: 36–30, 30–34
Pts: Bento 26 Pts: Velasquez 29
Rio de Janeiro
20 October
22:00
Hungary   34–55   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 13–25, 21–30
Pts: Matay 8 Pts: Mazlova-Adamirova 18
Rio de Janeiro
21 October
20:00
Paraguay   46–43   Chile
Scoring by half: 22–23, 24–20
Pts: Nuñez 21 Pts: Velasquez 17
Rio de Janeiro
21 October
21:30
Hungary   53–64   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 26–32, 27–32
Pts: Schneider 25 Pts: Jarosevskaya 14
Rio de Janeiro
22 October
20:00
United States   76–47   Chile
Scoring by half: 40–17, 36–30
Pts: White 18 Pts: Velasquez 17
Rio de Janeiro
22 October
21:30
Brazil   44–56   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 24–20, 20–36
Pts: Cardozo 10 Pts: Maksimelenova 19
Rio de Janeiro
23 October
20:00
Paraguay   46–50   Hungary
Scoring by half: 25–28, 21–22
Pts: Nuñez 27 Pts: Parti 17
Rio de Janeiro
23 October
21:30
United States   61–55   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 30–24, 31–31
Pts: Crawford 15 Pts: Mubalokova 21
Rio de Janeiro
24 October
21:30
Brazil   52–49   Hungary
Scoring by half: 25–24, 27–25
Pts: Campos 21 Pts: Schneider 10
Rio de Janeiro
25 October
20:00
Paraguay   40–60   United States
Scoring by half: 8–36, 23–24
Pts: Nuñez 21 Pts: Sipes 27
Rio de Janeiro
25 October
21:30
Chile   49–65   Hungary
Scoring by half: 30–36, 19–29
Pts: Silva 15 Pts: Schneider 23
Rio de Janeiro
26 October
20:00
United States   51–48   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 24–27, 27–21
Pts: Sipes 18 Pts: Jarosevskaya 15
Rio de Janeiro
26 October
21:30
Brazil   70–83   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 33–28, 37–55
Pts: Bento 27 Pts: Mazlova-Adamirova 26
Rio de Janeiro

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team Record
    United States 8–1
    Soviet Union 7–1
    Czechoslovakia 7–2
4   Brazil 3–3
5   Hungary 5–4
6   Paraguay 2–6
7   Chile 2–7
8   Mexico 5–2
9   Argentina 4–3
10   Australia 2–4
10   Peru 1–6
10   Cuba 0–7

ReferencesEdit