1982 FIBA World Championship

The 1982 FIBA World Championship was the 9th FIBA World Championship, the international basketball world championship for men's teams. The tournament was hosted by Colombia from August 15 to 28, 1982.

1982 FIBA World Championship
FIBA Campeonato Mundial de Baloncesto de 1982
Tournament details
Host countryColombia
DatesAugust 15–28
Officially opened byBelisario Betancur
Teams13 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (3rd title)
Runners-up United States
Third place Yugoslavia
Fourth place Spain
Tournament statistics
Games played50
MVPPanama Rolando Frazer
Top scorerPanama Rolando Frazer
(24.4 points per game)
1978
1986

QualificationEdit

Defending World Champions
Host country, advances outright to the semifinal round
Americas (6) Europe (4) FIBA Asia (1) Africa (1) Oceania (1)
  United States   Yugoslavia   China   Ivory Coast   Australia
  Panama   Soviet Union
  Colombia   Spain
  Uruguay   Czechoslovakia
  Canada
  Brazil

VenuesEdit

Group A[1] Group B[1] Group C[1] Classification round[1] Final round[1]
Bogotá Medellín Bucaramanga Cúcuta Cali
Coliseo Cubierto El Campín Coliseo Ivan de Bedout Coliseo Vicente Díaz Romero Coliseo Toto Hernández Coliseo El Pueblo
Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 18,000
       

Competing nationsEdit

Group A Group B Group C

  China
  Panama
  Spain
  United States

  Australia
  Brazil
  Ivory Coast
  Soviet Union

  Canada
  Czechoslovakia
  Uruguay
  Yugoslavia

  Colombia – advanced automatically to the semifinal round as host

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 3 3 0 305 262 +43 6 Semifinal round
2   United States 3 2 1 295 261 +34 5
3   Panama 3 1 2 285 280 +5 4 Classification round
4   China 3 0 3 243 325 −82 3
Source: FIBA archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.
15 August
Spain   88–85   Panama
16 August
China   78–108   Spain
17 August
Panama   121–92   China

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union 3 3 0 336 241 +95 6 Semifinal round
2   Australia 3 2 1 224 240 −16 5
3   Brazil 3 1 2 267 253 +14 4 Classification round
4   Ivory Coast 3 0 3 218 311 −93 3
Source: FIBA archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.
15 August
Brazil   73–75 (OT)   Australia
16 August
Ivory Coast   79–102   Brazil

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Yugoslavia 3 3 0 290 235 +55 6 Semifinal round
2   Canada 3 2 1 269 265 +4 5
3   Czechoslovakia 3 1 2 290 289 +1 4 Classification round
4   Uruguay 3 0 3 239 299 −60 3
Source: FIBA archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.

Classification roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
8   Brazil 5 4 1 474 415 +59 9[a]
9   Panama 5 4 1 503 424 +79 9[a]
10   Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 499 449 +50 9[a]
11   Uruguay 5 2 3 404 440 −36 7
12   China 5 1 4 406 474 −68 6
13   Ivory Coast 5 0 5 416 500 −84 5
Source: FIBA archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Head-to-head record: Brazil 1–1 (1.017 GAvg), Panama 1–1 (0.994 GAvg), Czechoslovakia 1–1 (0.989 GAvg)
19 August
Panama   117–83   Ivory Coast
19 August
Brazil   93–79   China
20 August
Uruguay   75–92   Panama
21 August
Uruguay   77–96   Brazil
22 August
China   91–77   Ivory Coast
22 August
Panama   86–85   Brazil
23 August
Uruguay   72–56   China

Semifinal roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   United States 6 5 1 567 521 +46 11[a] Final
2   Soviet Union 6 5 1 663 514 +149 11[a]
3   Yugoslavia 6 4 2 573 535 +38 10[b] Third place playoff
4   Spain 6 4 2 612 564 +48 10[b]
5   Australia 6 2 4 489 563 −74 8
6   Canada 6 1 5 495 519 −24 7
7   Colombia (H) 6 0 6 473 656 −183 6
Source: FIBA archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal average; 4) head-to-head number of points scored.
(H) Host
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head record: United States 1–0 Soviet Union
  2. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Yugoslavia 1–0 Spain
19 August
Colombia   84–137   Spain
19 August
Canada   83–114   Soviet Union
20 August
Yugoslavia   81–88   United States
20 August
Canada   78–84   Australia
21 August
Yugoslavia   108–91   Spain
21 August
Colombia   76–143   Soviet Union
22 August
Spain   99–87   Australia
22 August
Colombia   83–100   United States
23 August
Soviet Union   99–94   Yugoslavia
23 August
United States   71–69   Canada
24 August
Colombia   63–72   Australia
24 August
Spain   83–80   Canada
25 August
Colombia   88–97   Yugoslavia
25 August
Spain   93–106   Soviet Union
26 August
Australia   91–105   Yugoslavia
26 August
United States   99–93   Soviet Union
27 August
Colombia   79–107   Canada
27 August
Australia   86–110   United States

Final roundEdit

Third place playoffEdit

28 August
Yugoslavia   119–117   Spain

FinalEdit

28 August
Soviet Union   95–94   United States
Scoring by half: 47–49, 48–45
Pts: Myshkin 29 Pts: Rivers 24

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team Record
1   Soviet Union 8–1
2   United States 7–2
3   Yugoslavia 7–2
4   Spain 6–3
5   Australia 4–4
6   Canada 3–5
7   Colombia 0–6
8   Brazil 4–3
9   Panama 4–3
10   Czechoslovakia 4–3
11   Uruguay 2–5
12   China 1–6
13   Ivory Coast 0–7

AwardsEdit

 1982 FIBA World Champions 
 
Soviet Union
3rd title
Most Valuable Player
  Rolando Frazer[2]

All-Tournament TeamEdit

Top 10 scorers (points per game)Edit

  1. Rolando Frazer (Panama) 24.4
  2. Ian Davies (Australia) 23.4
  3. Wilfredo Ruiz (Uruguay) 23.4
  4. Dié Drisa (Côte d'Ivoire) 21.6
  5. Dragan Kićanović (Yugoslavia) 21.1
  6. Oscar Schmidt (Brazil) 21.0
  7. Stanislav Kropilak (Czechoslovakia) 19.3
  8. Juan Antonio San Epifanio (Spain) 18.1
  9. Gustav Hraska (Czechoslovakia) 18.0
  10. Jay Triano (Canada) 17.9

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