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1986 FIBA World Championship for Women

The 1986 FIBA World Championship for Women 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
1983
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1986 USSR stamp.

Contents

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