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Belgium women's national basketball team

The Belgium women's national basketball team represents Belgium in international basketball competitions for women. Their first appearance in a major international tournament was in 1950, at the European Championship in Budapest. The team has participated in ten European Championship tournaments (including a best finish of 3rd place in 2017) but had not been present at World Championships or the Olympic Games until they qualified for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup (where they finished in 4th place).[2]

 Belgium
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FIBA ranking16 Increase 12 (1 October 2018)[1]
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationKBBB
CoachPhilip Mestdagh
Women's World Cup
Appearances1
EuroBasket
Appearances12
MedalsBronze medal blank.svg (2017)
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


The team is administered by the Belgian Basketball Federation.[3]

Contents

Tournament recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Year Place Pld W L PF PA
  1976 Did Not Qualify
  1980 Did Not Qualify
  1984 Did Not Qualify
  1988 Did Not Qualify
  1992 Did Not Qualify
  1996 Did Not Qualify
Year Place Pld W L PF PA
  2000 Did Not Qualify
  2004 Did Not Qualify
  2008 Did Not Qualify
  2012 Did Not Qualify
  2016 Did Not Qualify
  2020 Qualification In Progress
  2024 Qualification In Progress
  2028 Qualification In Progress
Total 0/11 0 0 0 0 0

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Place Pld W L PF PA
  1953 Did Not Qualify
  1957 Did Not Qualify
  1959 Did Not Qualify
  1964 Did Not Qualify
  1967 Did Not Qualify
  1971 Did Not Qualify
  1975 Did Not Qualify
  1979 Did Not Qualify
  1983 Did Not Qualify
Year Place Pld W L PF PA
  1986 Did Not Qualify
  1990 Did Not Qualify
  1994 Did Not Qualify
  1998 Did Not Qualify
  2002 Did Not Qualify
 2006 Did Not Qualify
  2010 Did Not Qualify
  2014 Did Not Qualify
  2018 Fourth place 6 3 3 456 401
Total 1/18 1 3 3 456 401

EuroBasketEdit

Year Place Pld W L PF PA
  1938 Did Not Qualify
  1950 8 8 4 4 328 351
  1952 Did Not Qualify
  1954 Did Not Qualify
  1956 Did Not Qualify
  1958 Did Not Qualify
  1960 10 7 0 7 284 402
  1962 10 5 0 5 172 287
  1964 Did Not Qualify
  1966 Did Not Qualify
  1968 7 9 2 7 374 615
  1970 12 7 0 7 390 599
  1972 Did Not Qualify
Year Place Pld W L PF PA
  1974 Did Not Qualify
  1976 12 8 1 7 471 740
  1978 Did Not Qualify
  1980 13 8 1 7 453 668
  1981 Did Not Qualify
  1983 Did Not Qualify
  1985 12 7 0 7 306 350
  1987 Did Not Qualify
  1989 Did Not Qualify
  1991 Did Not Qualify
  1993 Did Not Qualify
  1995 Did Not Qualify
  1997 Did Not Qualify
Year Place Pld W L PF PA
  1999 Did Not Qualify
  2001 Did Not Qualify
  2003 6 8 3 5 578 649
  2005 Did Not Qualify
  2007 7 8 4 4 525 520
  2009 Did Not Qualify
  2011 Did Not Qualify
  2013 Did Not Qualify
   2015 Did Not Qualify
  2017   6 5 1 413 376
   2019 5 6 3 3 418 400
   2021 To be determined
Total 12/73 87 23 64 4712 5957

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019.[4][5]

Belgium women's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 5 Mestdagh, Kim 29 – (1990-03-12)12 March 1990 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Çukurova Basketbol  
SF 6 Delaere, Antonia 24 – (1994-08-01)1 August 1994 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Castors Braine  
G 9 Carpréaux, Marjorie 31 – (1987-09-17)17 September 1987 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in) Mechelen  
PF 11 Meesseman, Emma 26 – (1993-05-13)13 May 1993 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) UMMC Ekaterinburg  
C 12 Wauters, Ann 38 – (1980-10-12)12 October 1980 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
C 13 Linskens, Kyara 22 – (1996-11-13)13 November 1996 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Gorzów Wielkopolski  
F 22 Mestdagh, Hanne 26 – (1993-04-19)19 April 1993 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Namur-Capitale  
C 23 Geldof, Serena-Lynn 22 – (1997-03-02)2 March 1997 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) Namur-Capitale  
F 32 Nauwelaers, Heleen 23 – (1996-03-14)14 March 1996 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) CB Bembibre  
PG 35 Vanloo, Julie 26 – (1993-02-10)10 February 1993 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) PEAC-Pécs  
PF 42 Raman, Jana 28 – (1991-02-15)15 February 1991 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) CB Benimaclet  
PG 55 Allemand, Julie 22 – (1996-07-07)7 July 1996 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) ASVEL  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 June 2019

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 1 October 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.fiba.basketball/womensbasketballworldcup/2018/game/3009/Spain-Belgium
  3. ^ Profile | Belgium, Fiba.com. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Les douze Belgian Cats pour l'Euro 2019 sont désormais connues". basketballbelgium.be. 17 June 2019.
  5. ^ FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 roster

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