1977 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

The 1977 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship (known at that time as 1977 European Championship for Cadets) was the 4th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The cities of Le Touquet and Berck, in France, hosted the tournament. Turkey won their first title.

1977 EuroBasket Under-16
4th FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host nationFrance
Dates22–30 July 1977
Teams12 
(from 1 federations)
Champions Turkey
(1st title)
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TeamsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

The twelve teams were allocated in two groups of six teams each.

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th–8th playoffs
     Team competed in 9th–12th playoffs

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Soviet Union 5 5 0 451 259 10
  Italy 5 4 1 337 329 9
  France 5 3 2 305 304 8
  Belgium 5 2 3 318 373 7
  Bulgaria 5 1 4 342 387 6
  Poland 5 0 5 332 433 5

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Turkey 5 5 0 421 309 10
  Yugoslavia 5 4 1 464 373 9
  Spain 5 3 2 364 360 8
  Greece 5 2 3 339 375 7
  Israel 5 1 4 332 405 6
  West Germany 5 0 5 285 383 5

Knockout stageEdit

9th–12th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsNinth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Bulgaria76
 
 
 
  West Germany80
 
  West Germany65
 
 
 
  Poland78
 
  Israel91
 
 
  Poland104
 
Eleventh place
 
 
 
 
 
  Bulgaria78
 
 
  Israel89

5th–8th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsFifth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Spain89
 
 
 
  Belgium77
 
  Spain76
 
 
 
  France65
 
  France66
 
 
  Greece56
 
Seventh place
 
 
 
 
 
  Belgium74
 
 
  Greece62

ChampionshipEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Turkey76
 
 
 
  Italy56
 
  Turkey68
 
 
 
  Yugoslavia66
 
  Yugoslavia81
 
 
  Soviet Union72
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Italy74
 
 
  Soviet Union95


 1977 FIBA Europe U-16 Championship 
 
Turkey
First title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Turkey
    Yugoslavia
    Soviet Union
4th   Italy
5th   Spain
6th   France
7th   Belgium
8th   Greece
9th   Poland
10th   West Germany
11th   Israel
12th   Bulgaria

ReferencesEdit