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EuroBasket Women 1962

The 1962 European Women's Basketball Championship was the 8th regional championship held by FIBA Europe for women. The competition was held in Mulhouse, France and took place on September 22–29, 1962. The Soviet Union won their sixth gold medal (third in a row) while Czechoslovakia and Bulgaria won silver and bronze, respectively.

EuroBasket 1962 Women
8th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationFrance
DatesSeptember 22–29
Teams10
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Soviet Union
(6th title)
Official website
1960
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Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

The teams where divided into two groups. The first two from each group would advance to the bracket that defined the first four places. The system to determine the 5th–10th places consisted in three final matches between teams that had the same position in both groups.

Group AEdit

Rank Team W L Pts Diff
1   Soviet Union 4 0 8 +120
2   Czechoslovakia 3 1 7 +87
3   Yugoslavia 2 2 6 −17
4   Hungary 1 3 5 −76
5   Italy 0 4 4 −114
September 22
16:30
Italy   37,   Czechoslovakia 86
Scoring by half: 8–42, 29–44
Pts: Tarabocchia (10) Pts: Hubalkova (12)
September 22
20:30
Yugoslavia   47,   Hungary 40
Scoring by half: 20–16, 27–24
Pts: Radovanovic (14) Pts: Hegedos-Krizsan (14)
September 23
15:00
Czechoslovakia   53,   Yugoslavia 35
Scoring by half: 29–19, 24–16
Pts: Joskova-Malotova (12) Pts: Radovanovic (10)
September 23
16:30
Soviet Union   77,   Italy 31
Scoring by half: 39–11, 38–20
Pts: Liutsepp-Kaasik (13) Pts: Ronchetti (12)
September 24
15:00
Yugoslavia   39,   Soviet Union 52
Scoring by half: 20–31, 19–21
Pts: Kalusevic (13) Pts: Liutsepp-Kaasik (17)
September 24
16:30
Hungary   52,   Czechoslovakia 74
Scoring by half: 24–41, 28–33
Pts: Mogyorosi-Korenne (9) Pts: Hubalkova (14)
September 25
15:00
Soviet Union   88,   Hungary 29
Scoring by half: 41–13, 47–16
Pts: Liutsepp-Kaasik (13) Pts: Hegedos-Krizsan (8)
September 25
20:30
Italy   43,   Yugoslavia 50
Scoring by half: 22–22, 21–28
Pts: Tarabocchia (14) Pts: Kalusevic (16)
September 26
16:30
Hungary   55,   Italy 43
Scoring by half: 23–12, 32–31
Pts: Kovacs (18) Pts: Pausich (11)
September 26
22:00
Czechoslovakia   49,   Soviet Union 51 ()
Scoring by half: 21–22, 22–21 Overtime: 6–8
Pts: Sourkova (12) Pts: Smildzinia-Budovska (23)

Group BEdit

Rank Team W L Pts Diff
1   Bulgaria 4 0 8 +94
2   Romania 3 1 7 +40
3   Poland 2 2 6 +18
4   France 1 3 5 −42
5   Belgium 0 4 4 −110
September 22
15:00
Poland   52,   Belgium 25
Scoring by half: 26–18, 26–7
Pts: Chlodzinska-Urbaniak (13) Pts: Blancke (8)
September 22
22:00
Bulgaria   55,   France 26
Scoring by half: 33–6, 22–20
Pts: Gospodinova (18) Pts: Stephan (8)
September 23
20:30
France   42,   Poland 58
Scoring by half: 19–33, 23–25
Pts: Verots (8) Pts: Szydlowska (12)
September 23
22:00
Romania   42,   Bulgaria 44
Scoring by half: 23–27, 19–17
Pts: Ivanovici (12) Pts: Borisova (24)
September 24
20:30
Belgium   44,   France 54
Scoring by half: 21–28, 23–26
Pts: Declercq (11) Pts: Cator (14)
September 24
22:00
Poland   35,   Romania 38
Scoring by half: 19–20, 16–18
Pts: Szostak (17) Pts: Ivanovici (16)
September 25
16:30
Romania   72,   Belgium 40
Scoring by half: 39–20, 33–20
Pts: Marian (21) Pts: Declercq (12)
September 25
22:00
Bulgaria   60,   Poland 38
Scoring by half: 25–18, 35–20
Pts: Gospodinova (13) Pts: Chlodzinska-Urbaniak (10)
September 26
16:30
Belgium   36,   Bulgaria 77
Scoring by half: 39–20, 33–20
Pts: Marian (21) Pts: Declercq (12)
September 26
22:00
France   43,   Romania 50
Scoring by half: 25–18, 35–20
Pts: Gospodinova (13) Pts: Chlodzinska-Urbaniak (10)

ClassificationEdit

5th place matchEdit

September 29
15:00
Yugoslavia   52,   Poland 44
Scoring by half: 29–23, 23–21
Pts: Kalusevic (16) Pts: Szostak (17)

7th place matchEdit

September 28
16:30
Hungary   66,   France 60
Scoring by half: 34–24, 32–36
Pts: Hegedos-Krizsan (25) Pts: Stephan (18)

9th place matchEdit

September 28
15:00
Italy   32,   Belgium 27
Scoring by half: 20–13, 12–14
Pts: Persi (8) Pts: Vanderveken (12)

Medal BracketEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal place
 
      
 
September 28 – 20:00
 
 
  Bulgaria51
 
September 29 – 20:30
 
  Czechoslovakia54
 
  Czechoslovakia46
 
September 28 – 20:30
 
  Soviet Union63
 
  Soviet Union69
 
 
  Romania29
 
Bronze medal
 
 
September 29 – 16:30
 
 
  Bulgaria48
 
 
  Romania36
September 28
20:00
Bulgaria   51,   Czechoslovakia 54
Scoring by half: 26–24, 25–30
Pts: Borisova (20) Pts: Joskova-Malotova (12)
September 28
20:30
Soviet Union   69,   Romania 29
Scoring by half: 31–15, 38–14
Pts: Smildzinia-Budovska (17) Pts: Marian (8)
September 29
16:30
Bulgaria   48,   Romania 36
Scoring by half: 29–8, 19–28
Pts: Gospodinova (18) Pts: Firimide-Racovita (13)
September 29
20:30
Czechoslovakia   46,   Soviet Union 63
Scoring by half: 20–39, 26–24
Pts: Joskova-Malotova (10) Pts: Smildzinia-Budovska (13)

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team Record
1   Soviet Union 6–0
2   Czechoslovakia 4–2
3   Bulgaria 5–1
4   Romania 3–3
5   Yugoslavia 3–2
6   Poland 2–3
7   Hungary 2–3
8   France 1–4
9   Italy 1–4
10   Belgium 0–5

External linksEdit