1991 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

The 1991 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship (known at that time as 1991 European Championship for Cadets) was the 11th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The cities of Kastoria, Komotini and Thessaloniki, in Greece, hosted the tournament. Italy won the trophy for the first time.

1991 EuroBasket Under-16
11th FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host nationGreece
Dates18–25 August 1991
Teams12 
(from 1 federations)
Champions Italy
(1st title)
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TeamsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

The twelve teams were allocated in two groups of six teams each.

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th–8th playoffs
     Team competed in 9th–12th playoffs

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Greece 5 5 0 501 328 10
  Turkey 5 4 1 468 416 9
  Soviet Union 5 3 2 446 379 8
  Israel 5 2 3 424 431 7
  Bulgaria 5 1 4 415 521 6
  Czechoslovakia 5 0 5 353 532 5

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Italy 5 5 0 402 336 10
  Spain 5 4 1 393 319 9
  Yugoslavia 5 3 2 402 337 8
  Germany 5 2 3 295 281 7
  Belgium 5 1 4 283 313 6
   Switzerland 5 0 5 252 441 5

Knockout stageEdit

9th–12th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsNinth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Belgium75
 
 
 
  Czechoslovakia84
 
  Czechoslovakia85
 
 
 
  Bulgaria97
 
   Switzerland67
 
 
  Bulgaria95
 
Eleventh place
 
 
 
 
 
  Belgium82
 
 
   Switzerland49

5th–8th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsFifth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Israel83
 
 
 
  Yugoslavia63
 
  Israel60
 
 
 
  Soviet Union79
 
  Soviet Union96
 
 
  Germany76
 
Seventh place
 
 
 
 
 
  Yugoslavia66
 
 
  Germany72

ChampionshipEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Italy85
 
 
 
  Turkey63
 
  Italy106
 
 
 
  Greece91
 
  Greece94
 
 
  Spain82
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
  Turkey67
 
 
  Spain87


 1991 FIBA Europe U-16 Championship 
 
Italy
First title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Italy
    Greece
    Spain
4th   Turkey
5th   Soviet Union
6th   Israel
7th   Germany
8th   Yugoslavia
9th   Bulgaria
10th   Czechoslovakia
11th   Belgium
12th    Switzerland

ReferencesEdit