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The 1986 FIBA World Championship was the 10th FIBA World Championship, the international basketball world championship for men's teams. It was hosted by Spain and was held from July 5 to 19, 1986. The Final phase of the tournament was held at the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad, Madrid.[1] They were classified as the official men's basketball event of the 1986 Goodwill Games, held simultaneously in Moscow. This was the final tournament for West Germany, which did not participate in the next tournament prior to its unification with East Germany.

1986 FIBA World Championship
Mundobasket España 1986
Tournament details
DatesJuly 5–20
Teams24
Venue(s)7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions United States (2nd title)
Runners-up Soviet Union
Third place Yugoslavia
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
MVPSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dražen Petrović
Top scorerGreece Nikos Galis
(33.7 points per game)
1982
1990

Contents

VenuesEdit

Group A Group B Group C Group D Group E Group F Classification and Final phase
Zaragoza Ferrol Málaga Tenerife Barcelona Oviedo Madrid
Palacio de los Deportes Polideportivo A Malata Palacio de los Deportes de Ciudad Jardín Pabellón Central Santa Cruz de Tenerife Sports Palace of Barcelona Palacio Municipal de Deportes Community of Madrid Sports Palace
Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 8,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 12,000
     

Competing nationsEdit

Group A Group B Group C Group D Withdrawn

  Brazil
  France
  Greece
  South Korea
  Panama
  Spain

  Angola
  Australia
  Cuba
  Israel
  Soviet Union
  Uruguay

  China
  Ivory Coast
  Italy
  Puerto Rico
  United States
  West Germany

  Argentina
  Canada
  Malaysia
  Netherlands
  New Zealand
  Yugoslavia

  Philippines
The Philippines, despite being the Asian Champions, withdrew from the competition citing lack of funds to send a team. Malaysia was named as their replacement.[2]

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the semifinal round

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Brazil 5 4 1 478 419 +59 9 1–0
  Spain 5 4 1 488 395 +93 9 0–1
  Greece 5 3 2 476 447 +29 8 1–0
  France 5 3 2 449 428 +21 8 0–1
  Panama 5 1 4 425 517 −92 6
  South Korea 5 0 5 414 534 −120 5

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Soviet Union 5 5 0 565 369 +196 10
  Israel 5 3 2 435 444 −9 8
  Cuba 5 2 3 399 418 −19 7 1–1; 1.034
  Australia 5 2 3 405 430 −25 7 1–1; 1.021
  Uruguay 5 2 3 377 437 −60 7 1–1; 0.950
  Angola 5 1 4 334 417 −83 6
5 July
Australia   72–66   Cuba
5 July
Uruguay   79–84   Israel
6 July
Angola   75–95   Israel
8 July
Cuba   87–76   Uruguay
9 July
Cuba   81–53   Angola
10 July
Uruguay   83–81 (OT)   Angola
10 July
Israel   88–78   Cuba

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  United States 5 5 0 446 348 +98 10
  Italy 5 4 1 423 366 +57 9
  China 5 2 3 430 442 −12 7 1–1; 1.079
  Puerto Rico 5 2 3 383 373 +10 7 1–1; 0.988
  West Germany 5 2 3 382 397 −15 7 1–1; 0.932
  Ivory Coast 5 0 5 322 460 −138 5

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Yugoslavia 5 5 0 514 364 +150 10
  Canada 5 4 1 510 356 +154 9
  Argentina 5 3 2 414 395 +19 8
  Netherlands 5 2 3 422 405 +17 7
  New Zealand 5 1 4 362 476 −114 6
  Malaysia 5 0 5 313 539 −226 5

Semifinal roundEdit

Qualified for the final round
Qualified for the 5th place classification
Qualified for the 9th place classification

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Soviet Union 5 5 0 546 441 +105 10
  Brazil 5 4 1 491 435 +56 9
  Spain 5 3 2 414 402 +12 8
  Israel 5 2 3 387 455 −68 7
  Cuba 5 1 4 399 460 −61 6
  Greece 5 0 5 419 463 −44 5

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  United States 5 4 1 409 344 +65 9 1–0
  Yugoslavia 5 4 1 438 375 +63 9 0–1
  Italy 5 3 2 405 431 −26 8
  Canada 5 2 3 422 412 +10 7 1–0
  Argentina 5 2 3 391 411 −20 7 0–1
  China 5 0 5 411 503 −92 5

9th–12th classificationEdit

 
Semifinals9th place game
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Greece 102
 
 
 
  Argentina88
 
  Greece 111
 
 
 
  China 112
 
  China 93
 
 
  Cuba78
 
11th place game
 
 
 
 
 
  Argentina 81
 
 
  Cuba85

SemifinalsEdit

11th place playoffEdit

9th place playoffEdit

5th–8th classificationEdit

 
Semifinals5th place game
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Spain 100
 
 
 
  Canada80
 
  Spain 87
 
 
 
  Italy69
 
  Italy 100
 
 
  Israel78
 
7th place game
 
 
 
 
 
  Canada84
 
 
  Israel97

SemifinalsEdit

7th place playoffEdit

5th place playoffEdit

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal game
 
      
 
 
 
 
  United States 96
 
 
 
  Brazil80
 
  United States 87
 
 
 
  Soviet Union85
 
  Soviet Union 91
 
 
  Yugoslavia (OT)90
 
Bronze medal game
 
 
 
 
 
  Brazil91
 
 
  Yugoslavia117

SemifinalsEdit

3rd place playoffEdit

FinalEdit

Final rankingEdit

  • Teams that were eliminated in the preliminary round were all tied for 13th place, regardless of their win-loss records.
  • The Philippines, despite being the Asian Champions with a complete and strong line-up, withdrew from the competition due to the People Power Revolution going on in their country.
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All-Tournament TeamEdit

Top scorers (ppg)Edit

  1. Nikos Galis (Greece) 33.7
  2. Oscar Schmidt (Brazil) 28.1
  3. Choong-Hee Chung Hee (South Korea) 27.8
  4. Dražen Petrović (Yugoslavia) 25.2
  5. Kim Kim (South Korea) 19.4
  6. Juan Antonio San Epifanio (Spain) 19.3
  7. Antonello Riva (Italy) 19.2
  8. Tan Kim Chin (Malaysia) 19.2
  9. Mario Butler (Panama) 19.0
  10. Marcel de Souza Ponickwar (Brazil) 18.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Palacio de Deportes – Madrid". Archived from the original on 2007-08-03. Retrieved 2007-09-15.
  2. ^ Lim, Leon (1 May 1986). "Close watch on cagers - World Cup selection based on performances in tournament". New Straits Times. Retrieved 29 December 2015. Malaysia's inclusion in the tournament (1986 FIBA World Championship) came after Philippines opted out of the tournament owing to "lack of funds".

External linksEdit