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Bulgaria women's national basketball team

The Bulgarian women's national basketball team achievements range from winning the Balkan Championship in 1960, to winning the 1958 Euro Basket Championship. Other successes came with the team finishing as Runners-Up at the 1980 Summer Olympics and the 1959 FIBA World Championship for Women. The team has several members playing their professional basketball in the United States WNBA.

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FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Bulgarian Basketball Federation
Nickname(s) The Lions
Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (First in 1952)
Medals Silver Runners-Up: (1980)
Women's World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 1959)
Medals Silver Runners-Up: (1959)
FIBA EuroBasket
Appearances 20 (First in 1935)
Medals Gold Champions: (1958)
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Competition ResultsEdit

     Champions       Runners-Up       Semi-Finals       Other Top Results  

Balkan ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank
  1960 Champions  

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Year Result
  1961 Champions  
  1977 Third Place  

Summer OlympicsEdit

Year Result
  1976 Third Place  
  1980 Runners-Up  

Euro BasketEdit

Year Result
  1954 Third Place  
  1958 Champions  
  1960 Runners-Up  
  1962 Third Place  
  1964 Runners-Up  
  1972 Runners-Up  
  1976 Third Place  
  1983 Runners-Up  
  1985 Runners-Up  
  1989 Third Place  

FIBA World ChampionshipEdit

Year Result
  1959 Runners-Up  
  1964 Third Place  

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