EuroBasket Women 1952

The 1952 European Women Basketball Championship was the 3rd regional championship held by FIBA Europe for women. The competition was held in Moscow, Soviet Union, on the Central Dynamo Stadium and took place May 18–25, 1952. The Soviet Union won their second gold medal in a row, with Czechoslovakia and Hungary winning silver and bronze, respectively.

EuroBasket 1952 Women
3rd FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationSoviet Union
DatesMay 18 – May 25
Teams12
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Soviet Union
(2nd title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Soviet Union Mamentieva (24.2)  Soviet Union (72.4)
Official website
1950
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SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

The teams where divided in three groups of 4 squads each, where the first from each group would go on to compete for the gold medal.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Czechoslovakia 3 3 0 173 119 +54 6 Advance to final round
2   Bulgaria 3 1 2 143 139 +4 4[a] Advance to 4th–6th round
3   France 3 1 2 138 153 −15 4[a] Advance to 7th–9th round
4   Romania 3 1 2 90 133 −43 4[a] Advance to 10th–12th round
Source: Archive FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Teams ranked by their head-to-head results: Bulgaria 1–1 (+13), France 1–1 (+3), Romania 1–1 (–16)
May 18, 1952
13:00
Czechoslovakia   56–47   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 33–22, 23–25
Pts: Hubalkova 21 Pts: Vojnova 27
May 18, 1952
17:00
France   45–28   Romania
Scoring by half: 34–15, 11–13
Pts: Biny 16 Pts: Pencz 8
May 19, 1952
16:20
Romania   34–33   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 16–20, 18–13
Pts: Sebestien 12 Pts: Vojnova, Georgieva 7
May 19, 1952
17:40
Czechoslovakia   62–44   France
Scoring by half: 30–21, 32–23
Pts: Tomaskova-Staudova 18 Pts: Kloeckner-Tavert 20
May 20, 1952
16:50
Czechoslovakia   55–28   Romania
Scoring by half: 36–18, 19–10
Pts: Hubalkova 16 Pts: Zoldi 9
May 20, 1952
19:50
France   49–63   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 24–23, 25–40
Pts: Kloeckner-Tavert 21 Pts: Dzambazova 18

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Hungary 3 3 0 216 67 +149 6 Advance to final round
2   Italy 3 2 1 128 110 +18 5 Advance to 4th–6th round
3   Austria 3 1 2 89 150 −61 4 Advance to 7th–9th round
4   Finland 3 0 3 77 183 −106 3 Advance to 10th–12th round
Source: Archive FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
May 18, 1952
Italy   18–58   Hungary
Scoring by half: 5–29, 13–29
Pts: three players 4 Pts: Pirik-Blahone 19
May 18, 1952
14:20
Austria   44–21   Finland
Scoring by half: 25–18, 19–3
Pts: Ivan 23 Pts: Lamminpaa 10
May 19, 1952
12:20
Finland   28–79   Hungary
Scoring by half: 13–38, 15–41
Pts: Eskelinen 9 Pts: Pirik-Blahone 28
May 19, 1952
15:00
Italy   50–24   Austria
Scoring by half: 30–17, 20–7
Pts: Bradamante 10 Pts: Dambock 11
May 20, 1952
12:20
Italy   60–28   Finland
Scoring by half: 25–15, 35–13
Pts: L. Ronchetti, Bradamante 14 Pts: Koiso-Kanttila
May 20, 1952
13:50
Hungary   79–21   Austria
Scoring by half: 38–14, 41–7
Pts: Nagy 25 Pts: Dambock, Ivan 8

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union (H) 3 3 0 301 42 +259 6 Advance to final round
2   Poland 3 2 1 162 98 +64 5 Advance to 4th–6th round
3   Switzerland 3 1 2 87 152 −65 4 Advance to 7th–9th round
4   East Germany 3 0 3 24 282 −258 3 Advance to 10th–12th round
Source: Archive FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host
May 18, 1952
15:40
Switzerland   22–40   Poland
Scoring by half: 10–23, 12–17
Pts: Chevalier 8 Pts: Zakrzewska 13
May 18, 1952
18:20
East Germany   4–133   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 2–65, 2–68
Pts: Hellmann 3 Pts: Mamentieva 31
Moscow, Central Dynamo Stadium
Attendance: 20 000
May 19, 1952
13:40
Switzerland   53–8   East Germany
Scoring by half: 25–3, 28–5
Pts: Bose 11 Pts: Hellmann 3
May 19, 1952
19:00
Soviet Union   64–26   Poland
Scoring by half: 30–15, 34–11
Pts: Mamentieva 36 Pts: Zakrzewska 5
May 20, 1952
15:20
East Germany   12–96   Poland
Scoring by half: 6–44, 6–52
Pts: Petersohn 6 Pts: Zakrzewska 24
May 20, 1952
18:20
Switzerland   12–104   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 3–60, 9–44
Pts: Pfeuti 3 Pts: Moiseeva 17

Final roundEdit

Four new groups were formed, with the three 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places from each group to determine the final standings.

1st to 3rd PlaceEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union (H) 2 2 0 123 70 +53 4 Champions
2   Czechoslovakia 2 1 1 94 88 +6 3
3   Hungary 2 0 2 77 136 −59 2
Source: Archive FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host
May 22, 1952
19:00
Czechoslovakia   65–36   Hungary
Scoring by half: 27–19, 38–17
Pts: Hubalkova 32 Pts: Pirik-Blahone 11
May 23, 1952
19:00
Hungary   41–71   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 20–36, 21–35
Pts: Nagy 11 Pts: Moiseeva 20
May 25, 1952
16:00
Czechoslovakia   29–52   Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 22–29, 7–23
Pts: Hubalkova 7 Pts: Mamentieva 27
Moscow, Central Dynamo Stadium
Attendance: 30 000

4th to 6th PlaceEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
4   Bulgaria 2 2 0 120 81 +39 4
5   Poland 2 1 1 78 105 −27 3
6   Italy 2 0 2 80 92 −12 2
Source: Archive FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
May 22, 1952
17:40
Poland   42–35   Italy
Scoring by half: 27–24, 15–11
Pts: Rogowska-Markowska 16 Pts: Baitz 13
May 23, 1952
17:40
Italy   45–50   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 20–29, 25–21
Pts: Baitz 9 Pts: Vojnova, Dzambazova 11
May 25, 1952
14:40
Poland   36–70   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 20–36, 16–34
Pts: Rogowska-Markowska 11 Pts: Vojnova 35

7th to 9th PlaceEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
7   France 2 2 0 98 49 +49 4
8   Switzerland 2 1 1 65 71 −6 3
9   Austria 2 0 2 43 86 −43 2
Source: Archive FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
May 22, 1952
16:20
Austria   25–34   Switzerland
Scoring by half: 9–15, 16–19
Pts: Ivan 7 Pts: Tirfor, Bose 7
May 23, 1952
16:20
Austria   18–52   France
Scoring by half: 9–17, 9–35
Pts: Dambock 6 Pts: Kloeckner-Tavert 26
May 25, 1952
13:20
Switzerland   31–46   France
Scoring by half: 9–25, 22–21
Pts: Bose 16 Pts: Golhen 15

10th to 12th PlaceEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
10   Romania 2 2 0 118 50 +68 4
11   Finland 2 1 1 80 68 +12 3
12   East Germany 2 0 2 42 122 −80 2
Source: Archive FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
May 22, 1952
15:00
Finland   45–27   East Germany
Scoring by half: 19–13, 26–14
Pts: Lamminpaa 12 Pts: Kalitzki 9
May 23, 1952
15:00
East Germany   15–77   Romania
Scoring by half: 7–44, 8–33
Pts: Limburg 5 Pts: Niculescu 21
May 25, 1952
12:00
Finland   35–41   Romania
Scoring by half: 16–14, 19–27
Pts: Hakola 14 Pts: Sebestien 14

Final rankingEdit

Qualified for the 1953 FIBA World Championship for Women
Rank Team Record
    Soviet Union 5–0
    Czechoslovakia 4–1
    Hungary 3–2
4th   Bulgaria 3–2
5th   Poland 3–2
6th   Italy 2–3
7th   France 3–2
8th   Switzerland 2–3
9th   Austria 1–4
10th   Romania 3–2
11th   Finland 1–4
12th   East Germany 0–5

External linksEdit