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EuroBasket Women 2001 occurred in France from September 14 to September 23, 2001. The winners were the home team France, followed by Russia and Spain.

EuroBasket 2001 Women
28th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation France
Dates September 14 – 23
Teams 12 (from 49 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  France (1st title)
MVP France Catherine Melain
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Poland Dydek 24.4  France 78.3
Rebounds Poland Dydek 10.9  Russia 39.6
Assists Hungary Ivanyi 6.4  France 21.6
Official website
EuroBasket Women 2001
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Contents

VenuesEdit

The tournament was held in three cities in France: Orléans, Le Mans and Gravelines. The arenas, in which the tournament was held, were: in Orléans, Palais des Sports; in Le Mans, Antarès; and in Gravelines, Gravelines Sportica.

QualificationEdit

The qualification to the tournament was held in 1999 and 2000. Twenty teams were divided into five groups of four. The top two qualified to the tournament. The following teams qualified to the EuroBasket Women 2001:

In addition to the qualified teams, who went through the qualification process, the host nation France automatically qualified to the tournament. Also, Poland, the gold medalist of EuroBasket 1999 Women, qualified to the tournament automatically.

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Times given below are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Pts
1.   France 5 5 0 406 320 +86 10
2.   Spain 5 3 2 397 344 +53 8
3.   Poland 5 3 2 354 329 +25 8
4.   Yugoslavia 5 3 2 383 373 +10 8
5.   Romania 5 1 4 315 404 – 89 6
6.   Ukraine 5 0 5 322 407 – 85 5
14 September
14:30
Yugoslavia   83–62   Ukraine
14 September
17:00
Spain   78–68   Poland
14 September
20:00
Romania   52–91   France
15 September
15:00
Ukraine   65–93   Spain
15 September
17:30
Poland   76–55   Romania
15 September
20:00
France   88–67   Yugoslavia
16 September
15:00
Romania   61–83   Spain
16 September
17:30
France   84–71   Ukraine
16 September
20:00
Yugoslavia   66–83   Poland
18 September
15:00
Ukraine   67–86   Romania
18 September
17:30
Spain   79–80   Yugoslavia
18 September
20:00
Poland   66–73   France
19 September
15:00
Yugoslavia   87–61   Romania
19 September
17:30
Poland   61–57   Ukraine
19 September
20:00
France   70–64   Spain

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Pts
1.   Russia 5 4 1 356 276 +80 9
2.   Lithuania 5 4 1 371 358 +13 9
3.   Hungary 5 3 2 317 302 +15 8
4.   Slovakia 5 2 3 337 341 – 4 7
5.   Greece 5 1 4 319 380 −61 6
6.   Czech Republic 5 1 4 328 371 −43 6
14 September
14:30
Greece   75–78   Lithuania
14 September
17:00
Czech Republic   70–85   Slovakia
14 September
20:00
Hungary   65–61   Russia
15 September
15:00
Lithuania   82–80   Czech Republic
15 September
17:30
Slovakia   56–61   Hungary
15 September
20:00
Russia   80–35   Greece
16 September
15:00
Hungary   55–57   Czech Republic
16 September
17:30
Russia   78–70   Lithuania
16 September
20:00
Greece   74–81   Slovakia
18 September
15:00
Lithuania   65–62   Hungary
18 September
17:30
Czech Republic   67–72   Greece
18 September
20:00
Russia   60–52   Slovakia
19 September
15:00
Greece   63–74   Hungary
19 September
17:30
Slovakia   63–76   Lithuania
19 September
20:00
Russia   77–54   Czech Republic

Knockout stageEdit

Championship bracketEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
September 21, 2001        
   Russia  64
September 22, 2001
   Yugoslavia  59  
   Russia  74
September 21, 2001
     Spain  59  
   Spain  71
September 23, 2001
   Hungary  60  
   Russia  68
September 21, 2001
     France  73
   France  72
September 22, 2001
   Slovakia  56  
   France  75 Third place
September 21, 2001
     Lithuania  44  
   Lithuania  83    Spain  89
   Poland  81      Lithuania  74
September 23, 2001

5th place brakcetEdit

Semi-finals Fifth place
September 22, 2001
   Yugoslavia  78  
   Hungary  58  
 
September 23, 2001
       Yugoslavia  82
     Poland  76
Seventh place
September 22, 2001 September 23, 2001
   Slovakia  66    Hungary  79
   Poland  80      Slovakia  68

Final standingsEdit

Place Team
1   France
2   Russia
3   Spain
4   Lithuania
5   Yugoslavia
6   Poland
7   Hungary
8   Slovakia
9   Czech Republic
10   Greece
11   Ukraine
12   Romania

External linksEdit