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1959 FIBA World Championship for Women

The 1958 FIBA World Championship for Women was the third FIBA World Championship for Women basketball championship held by FIBA. It was held in the Soviet Union between 10 October and 18 October 1959. Eight national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA, the sport's governing body. The city of Moscow hosted the tournament. The Soviet Union won its first title after finishing in first place in round-robin group. The United States were the defending champions, but did not participate in the tournament.

1959 FIBA World Championship
for Women
th FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationSoviet Union
Dates10–18 October
Teams8
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Soviet Union
(1st title)
1957
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ResultsEdit

The tournament consisted of a single round-robin group. Every team played each other once and the top team in the group was declared champion.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Soviet Union 7 7 0 467 263 +204 14
  Bulgaria 7 6 1 403 318 +85 13
  Czechoslovakia 7 5 2 467 358 +109 12
  Yugoslavia 7 3 4 317 395 −78 10
  Poland 7 3 4 362 370 −8 10
  Romania 7 2 5 312 371 −59 9
  Hungary 7 2 5 323 431 −108 9
  South Korea 7 0 7 299 444 −145 7
10 October
11:00
Czechoslovakia   76–61   Poland
Scoring by half: 48–32, 28–29
Pts: Hubálková 29 Pts: Roga 19
10 October
12:30
Romania   52–41   South Korea
Scoring by half: 24–18, 28–23
Pts: Romfeld 17 Pts: Ok 12
10 October
19:00
Bulgaria   70–41   Hungary
Scoring by half: 43–18, 27–23
Pts: Vojnova 13 Pts: Kovács 12
10 October
20:30
Yugoslavia   42–80   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 23–35, 19–45
Pts: Krvavica 16 Pts: Kostikova 24
11 October
16:00
Czechoslovakia   55–38   Romania
Scoring by half: 34–26, 21–12
Pts: Grubrová, Mázlová 14 Pts: Rakovica 15
11 October
17:30
Hungary   49–48   Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 24–25, 25–23
Pts: Parti 13 Pts: Radovanović 11
11 October
19:00
Poland   45–67   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 27–40, 18–27
Pts: Bajer 12 Pts: Kostikova 19
12 October
18:00
South Korea   42–48   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 28–24, 14–24
Pts: Za 14 Pts: Kuzova, Vojnova 17
12 October
19:30
Romania   45–52   Poland
Scoring by half: 30–27, 15–25
Pts: Nikolescu 17 Pts: Szostak 13
12 October
21:00
Soviet Union   51–29   Hungary
Scoring by half: 25–15, 26–14
Pts: Maksimelianova 13 Pts: Lik, Parti 5
13 October
19:00
Yugoslavia   50–47   South Korea
Scoring by half: 27–24, 23–23
Pts: Radovanović 24 Pts: Za 13
13 October
20:30
Bulgaria   54–47   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 27–24, 27–23
Pts: Calkaskanova 16 Pts: Hubálková 23
14 October
11:00
South Korea   24–89   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 12–47, 12–42
Pts: Suk 8 Pts: Maksimelianova 22
14 October
12:30
Romania   37–64   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 15–32, 22–32
Pts: Kraus 12 Pts: Vojnova 12
14 October
19:00
Poland   62–40   Hungary
Scoring by half: 36–19, 26–21
Pts: Roga 23 Pts: Koren 10
14 October
20:30
Czechoslovakia   79–43   Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 45–21, 34–22
Pts: Hubálková 15 Pts: Baraga, Ciprus 9
15 October
19:00
Yugoslavia   40–38   Romania
Scoring by half: 22–13, 18–25
Pts: Krvavica 12 Pts: Kukuruz 12
15 October
20:30
Soviet Union   59–46   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 28–24, 31–22
Pts: Maksimelianova 17 Pts: Hubálková, Mázlová 10
16 October
19:00
Hungary   62–57   South Korea
Scoring by half: 27–31, 35–26
Pts: Koren 14 Pts: Za 18
16 October
19:00
Bulgaria   62–48   Poland
Scoring by half: 31–20, 31–28
Pts: Vojnova 18 Pts: Olesevicz 16
17 October
11:00
Poland   59–38   South Korea
Scoring by half: 26–14, 33–24
Pts: Roga 19 Pts: Ok 12
17 October
12:30
Romania   39–70   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 18–37, 21–33
Pts: Rakovica 11 Pts: Smildziņa-Budovska 17
17 October
17:00
Czechoslovakia   80–53   Hungary
Scoring by half: 38–28, 42–25
Pts: Hubálková 32 Pts: Koren 12
17 October
18:30
Bulgaria   67–52   Yugoslavia
Scoring by half: 44–26, 23–26
Pts: Borisova 17 Pts: Kalušević 14
18 October
12:00
South Korea   50–84   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 22–50, 28–34
Pts: Ok, Sin 13 Pts: Mázlová 19
18 October
13:30
Hungary   49–63   Romania
Scoring by half: 24–42, 25–21
Pts: Kalo 11 Pts: Nikolescu 18
18 October
15:00
Yugoslavia   42–35   Poland
Scoring by half: 22–20, 20–15
Pts: Radovanović 11 Pts: Olesevicz 16
18 October
16:30
Soviet Union   51–38   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 21–16, 30–22
Pts: Smildziņa-Budovska 26 Pts: Vojnova 12

AwardsEdit

 1959 World Championship Winner 
 
Soviet Union
First title

ReferencesEdit