1992 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship

The 1992 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship (known at that time as 1992 European Championship for Men 'Under22 and Under') was the first edition of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. The city of Athens, in Greece, hosted the tournament. Italy won their first title.

1992 EuroBasket Under-20
1st FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nationGreece
Dates12–19 July 1992
Teams12 
(from 1 federations)
Champions Italy
(1st title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Romania Mureșan (23.3)  CIS (87.6)
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TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

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

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
  Italy 5 4 1 412 371 +41 9 Advanced to Semifinals
  France 5 3 2 318 309 +9 8[a]
  CIS 5 3 2 413 355 +58 8[a] Competed in 5th–8th playoffs
  Belgium 5 2 3 324 376 −52 7[b]
  Turkey 5 2 3 349 380 −31 7[b] Competed in 9th–12th playoffs
  Romania 5 1 4 347 372 −25 6
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b CIS 60–61 FRA
  2. ^ a b TUR 65–72 BEL
12 July
Italy   86–65   Turkey Athens
Belgium   64–61   France Athens
Romania   67–87   CIS Athens
13 July
Italy   92–64   Belgium Athens
Romania   78–83   Turkey Athens
CIS   60–61   France Athens
14 July
Romania   56–64   France Athens
Turkey   65–72   Belgium Athens
CIS   105–79   Italy Athens
15 July
Romania   69–51   Belgium Athens
Turkey   75–72   CIS Athens
France   60–68   Italy Athens
16 July
Belgium   73–89   CIS Athens
France   72–61   Turkey Athens
Romania   77–87   Italy Athens

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
  Greece 5 5 0 383 337 +46 10 Advanced to Semifinals
  Israel 5 4 1 399 356 +43 9
  Czechoslovakia 5 3 2 358 365 −7 8 Competed in 5th–8th playoffs
  Spain 5 1 4 383 400 −17 6[a]
  Poland 5 1 4 353 388 −35 6[a] Competed in 9th–12th playoffs
  Germany 5 1 4 340 370 −30 6[a]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c ESP 1–1 (+4); POL 1–1 (−1); GER 1–1 (−3)
12 July
Israel   86–74   Spain Athens
Greece   76–63   Czechoslovakia Athens
Poland   70–73   Germany Athens
13 July
Israel   74–60   Czechoslovakia Athens
Greece   75–59   Poland Athens
Spain   68–62   Germany Athens
14 July
Israel   76–64   Germany Athens
Czechoslovakia   66–59   Poland Athens
Spain   81–84   Greece Athens
15 July
Czechoslovakia   81–75   Spain Athens
Greece   68–60   Germany Athens
Israel   89–78   Poland Athens
16 July
Germany   81–88   Czechoslovakia Athens
Poland   87–85   Spain Athens
Greece   80–74   Israel Athens

Knockout stageEdit

9th–12th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsNinth place
 
      
 
18 July, Athens
 
 
  Poland75
 
19 July, Athens
 
  Romania87
 
  Romania81
 
18 July, Athens
 
  Turkey69
 
  Turkey104
 
 
  Germany70
 
Eleventh place
 
 
19 July, Athens
 
 
  Poland82
 
 
  Germany60

5th–8th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsFifth place
 
      
 
18 July, Athens
 
 
  Spain94
 
19 July, Athens
 
  CIS93
 
  Spain66
 
18 July, Athens
 
  Czechoslovakia74
 
  Czechoslovakia64
 
 
  Belgium63
 
Seventh place
 
 
19 July, Athens
 
 
  CIS107
 
 
  Belgium90

ChampionshipEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
18 July, Athens
 
 
  Greece82
 
19 July, Athens
 
  France51
 
  Greece63
 
18 July, Athens
 
  Italy65
 
  Israel83
 
 
  Italy101
 
Third place
 
 
19 July, Athens
 
 
  France63
 
 
  Israel60


 1992 FIBA Europe U-20 Championship 
 
Italy
First title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Italy
    Greece
    France
4th   Israel
5th   Czechoslovakia
6th   Spain
7th   CIS
8th   Belgium
9th   Romania
10th   Turkey
11th   Poland
12th   Germany

ReferencesEdit