1986 FIBA World Championship for Women

The 1986 FIBA World Championship for Women (Russian:1986 Чемпионат мира ФИБА среди женщин) was hosted by the Soviet Union from August 8–17, 1986. The USA won the tournament, defeating the Soviet Union 108-88 in the final.

1986 FIBA World Championship
for Women
10th FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationSoviet Union
DatesAugust 8 – August 17
Teams12
Venues
(in 3 host cities)
Champions United States
(4th title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Cuba Borrell (26.7)  United States (91.0)
Official website
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1986 USSR stamp.

VenuesEdit

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union 5 5 0 450 360 +90 10 Advance to Final Four Round
2   Canada 5 4 1 343 326 +17 9
3   Cuba 5 3 2 397 358 +39 8 Eliminated
4   Bulgaria 5 2 3 361 373 −12 7
5   South Korea 5 1 4 279 371 −92 6
6   Brazil 5 0 5 389 341 +48 5
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Standings

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   United States 5 5 0 447 300 +147 10 Advance to Final Four Round
2   Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 358 334 +24 9
3   China 5 3 2 408 344 +64 8 Eliminated
4   Hungary 5 2 3 343 380 −37 7
5   Australia 5 1 4 297 342 −45 6
6   Chinese Taipei 5 0 5 269 422 −153 5
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Standings

Final fourEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Canada 59
 
 
 
  United States88
 
  United States 108
 
 
 
  Soviet Union 88
 
  Soviet Union 78
 
 
  Czechoslovakia67
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Canada 64
 
 
  Czechoslovakia 59

Bronze medal gameEdit

July 22
19:00
Canada   64–59   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 33-31, 31-28
Pts: Smith 19 Pts: Kotikova 14

FinalEdit

August 17
19:00
United States   108–88   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 56-43, 52-45
Pts: Miller 23 Pts: Iakovleva 29

Final standingsEdit

# Team
  1   United States
  2   Soviet Union
  3   Canada
4   Czechoslovakia
5   China
6   Cuba
7   Bulgaria
8   Hungary
9   Australia
10   South Korea
11   Brazil
12   Chinese Taipei

AwardsEdit

 1986 World Championship Winner 
 
United States
Fourth title

ReferencesEdit

  • Todor Krastev. "Women Basketball World Championship 1986 Moskva (URS) - 08-17.08 Winner United States". Archived from the original on 2009-05-08. Retrieved 2014-05-12.

External linksEdit