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The 1997 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 1997, was the 26th regional championship held by FIBA Europe. The competition was held in Hungary and took place from 6 June to 15 June, 1997. Lithuania won the gold medal and Slovakia the silver medal while Germany won the bronze.

EuroBasket 1997 Women
26th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Hungary
Dates 6 June – 15 June
Teams 12
Champions  Lithuania (1st title)
Official website
Official website (archive)
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Contents

QualificationEdit

First stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 6 0 574 419
2   Finland 6 5 1 554 447
3   Belgium 6 4 2 542 408
4   Slovenia 6 3 3 449 463
5   Denmark 5 2 4 453 473
6   Georgia 6 1 5 444 516
7   Scotland 6 0 6 275 565
             
  Bosnia and H. 101–90 98–78 100–52 88–76 92–70 95–53
  Finland 89–77 79–69 87–77 112–78 97–45
  Belgium 92–71 95–59 78–63 122–28
  Slovenia 77–74 94–77 86–41
  Denmark 84–74 83–52
  Georgia 82–56
  Scotland

Group BEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Bulgaria 7 6 1 542 455
2   Israel 7 6 1 586 462
3   Greece 7 5 2 579 393
4   Belarus 7 5 2 628 508
5   Albania 7 4 4 524 567
6   Switzerland 7 2 5 475 615
7   Ireland 7 1 6 416 561
8   Austria 7 0 7 456 644
               
  Bulgaria 81–70 67–64 75–58 99–57 80–63 88–56
  Israel 66–65 84–73 100–58 89–70 80–56 97–59
  Greece 86–77 73–52 101–52 86–29 104–50
  Belarus 87–52 102–78 96–82 84–50 109–76
  Albania 96–74 93–71 89–72
  Switzerland 67–62 73–72
  Ireland 84–71
  Austria

Group CEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Poland 7 7 0 629 441
2   Sweden 7 5 2 478 382
3   Portugal 7 4 3 447 414
4   Netherlands 7 4 3 492 414
5   Turkey 7 4 3 470 437
6   Latvia 7 3 4 547 445
7   England 7 1 6 398 492
8   Azerbaijan 7 0 7 275 711
               
  Poland 84–71 74–66 74–68 83–68 96–82 90–52 128–34
  Sweden 61–43 56–53 60–59 67–50 95–21
  Portugal 62–60 70–57 57–49 91–42
  Netherlands 42–40 84–69 80–63 105–50
  Turkey 72–68 67–61 74–59 92–54
  Latvia 71–58 87–43 118–37
  England 82–37
  Azerbaijan

Second stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Slovakia 5 5 0 409 289
2   Russia 5 4 1 426 307
3   Yugoslavia 5 3 2 354 375
4   Romania 5 2 3 298 346
5   Portugal 5 1 4 290 360
6   Sweden 5 0 5 302 402
           
  Slovakia 82–81 81–54 62–57 90–47 94–49
  Russia 92–66 79–41 83–60 91–58
  Yugoslavia 81–69 68–59 85–74
  Romania 63–59 68–65
  Portugal 64–56
  Sweden

Group BEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Czech Republic 5 4 1 419 417
2   Lithuania 5 3 2 436 421
3   Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 3 2 426 405
4   France 5 3 2 396 387
5   Finland 5 2 3 424 434
6   Poland 5 0 5 387 424
           
  Czech Republic 85–82 101–88 88–85 75–73
  Lithuania 88–81 75–74 98–79
  Bosnia and H. 85–73 96–80 76–73
  France 89–70 72–70 88–87
  Finland 102–93 87–85
  Poland

Group CEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Spain 5 4 1 425 332
2   Germany 5 3 2 379 386
3   Moldova 5 3 2 354 382
4   Bulgaria 5 2 3 354 373
5   Croatia 5 2 3 372 362
6   Israel 5 1 4 345 394
           
  Spain 95–62 95–62 81–73 83–52
  Germany 75–58 82–76 87–70
  Moldova 80–62 69–68 85–82
  Bulgaria 75–63 68–67
  Croatia 83–71 87–73
  Israel 74–71

SquadsEdit

First stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Lithuania 5 4 1 394 368
2   Spain 5 3 2 382 361
3   Germany 5 3 2 389 373
4   Yugoslavia 5 3 2 378 388
5   Ukraine 5 2 3 377 380
6   Czech Republic 5 0 5 366 416
           
  Lithuania 78–67 75–67 73–70 89–82
  Spain 86–71 72–62 82–78
  Germany 92–88 85–65
  Yugoslavia 82–79 74–73 84–69
  Ukraine 81–67 76–72
  Czech Republic

Group BEdit

Pl Team Pld W L PF PA
1   Slovakia 5 4 1 350 309
2   Russia 5 3 2 357 328
3   Hungary 5 3 2 357 341
4   Moldova 5 2 3 334 357
5   Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 2 3 368 370
6   Italy 5 1 4 324 385
           
  Slovakia 81–73 70–55 64–53 81–55
  Russia 75–66 68–53 66–52
  Hungary 73–54 76–75 73–67
  Moldova 79–75 72–68
  Bosnia and H. 76–75 97–79
  Italy 70–69

Final stagesEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
         
   Lithuania  68
 
   Moldova  53  
   Lithuania  78
 
     Germany  77  
   Russia  57
 
   Germany  74  
   Lithuania  72
 
     Slovakia  62
   Slovakia  66
 
   Yugoslavia  57  
   Slovakia  81 Third place
 
     Hungary  55  
   Spain  70    Germany  86
   Hungary  84      Hungary  61
 


 1997 FIBA European Women's Basketball Championship Champion 
 
Lithuania
First title

Placement stagesEdit

First round Fifth place
   Moldova  73  
   Russia  76  
 
       Russia  77
     Spain  82
Seventh place
   Yugoslavia  47    Moldova  66
   Spain  71      Yugoslavia  56
First round Ninth place
   Ukraine  75  
   Italy  73  
 
       Ukraine  76
     Czech Republic  90
Eleventh place
   Bosnia and Herzegovina  62    Italy  71
   Czech Republic  91      Bosnia and Herzegovina  64

Final standingsEdit

Place Team PE
    Lithuania  4
    Slovakia  2
    Germany  11
4   Hungary  8
5   Spain  4
6   Russia  3
7   Moldova  1
8   Yugoslavia  2
9   Czech Republic  2
10   Ukraine  9
11   Italy  9
12   Bosnia and Herzegovina  

External linksEdit