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1983 FIBA World Championship for Women

The 1983 FIBA World Championship for Women was hosted by Brazil from July 24 to August 6, 1983. The Soviet Union won the tournament, defeating the United States 84–82 in the final.

1983 FIBA World Championship
for Women
9th FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationBrazil
DatesJuly 24 – August 6, 1983
Teams14
Venues
(in 4 host cities)
Champions Soviet Union
(6th title)
Official website
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Contents

VenuesEdit

Participating nationsEdit

Group A Group B Group C Semifinal round

  Bulgaria
  Cuba
  South Korea
  Peru

  Australia
  Japan
  Poland
  Yugoslavia

  Canada
  China
  Soviet Union
  Zaire

  Brazil – host
  United States

SquadsEdit

Final standingsEdit

# Team
  1   Soviet Union
  2   United States
  3   China
4   South Korea
5   Brazil
6   Bulgaria
7   Poland
8   Yugoslavia
9   Canada
10   Cuba
11   Australia
12   Japan
13   Peru
14   Zaire

AwardsEdit

 1983 World Championship Winner 
 
Soviet Union
Sixth title

ReferencesEdit