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The 2005 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called Eurobasket 2005 Women, was held in Turkey between 2 September and 11 September 2005. Czech Republic won the gold medal and Russia the silver medal while Spain won the bronze. Maria Stepanova from Russia was named the tournament MVP.

EuroBasket 2005 Women
30th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Eurobasket2005WomenLogo.png
Tournament details
Host nationTurkey
DatesSeptember 2 – September 11
Teams12
Venues
(in 3 host cities)
Champions Czech Republic
(1st title)
MVPRussia Maria Stepanova
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Spain Amaya Valdemoro 21.6  Russia 77.3
Rebounds Turkey Nevriye Yılmaz 11.3  Russia 43.7
Assists France Catherine Melain 5.1  France 16.9
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The FIBA European Women’s Basketball Championship is a bi-annual women’s basketball competition between national teams organised by FIBA Europe, the sport's governing body in Europe. This was the first time that the championship was hosted by Turkey.

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VenuesEdit

 
 
Ankara
 
Bursa
 
Izmir
Venues Map

AnkaraEdit

Ankara, the capital of Turkey and the country’s second largest city, was the final stage of the Eurobasket 2005 Women action. The Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall with a capacity of 4,500 people hosted 16 games of the competition following the preliminary round.

BursaEdit

Turkey’s fourth most populous city Bursa was home to Group A during the tournament, and also had a total of 15 games played in the 3,500 person capacity Bursa Atatürk Sport Hall.

IzmirEdit

Izmir is the third largest city of Turkey. İzmir Atatürk Sport Hall with a capacity of 3,000 persons hosted Group B, where 15 games were played.

QualificationEdit

For details on qualification, see Eurobasket 2005 Women qualification.

SquadsEdit

Final roundEdit

PreliminariesEdit

Group A – Atatürk Sport Hall, BursaEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Czech Republic 5 5 0 342 241 +101 10
  France 5 4 1 345 282 +63 9
  Latvia 5 3 2 323 319 +4 8
  Poland 5 2 3 297 327 −30 7
  Greece 5 1 4 272 328 −56 6
  Germany 5 0 5 282 364 −82 5
September 2, 2005
Poland 62 – 75 Latvia 16:00
Germany 61 – 66 Greece 18:15
France 45 – 65 Czech Republic 20:30
September 3, 2005
Latvia 77 – 67 Germany 16:00
Czech Republic 64 – 47 Poland 18:15
Greece 56 – 71 France 20:30
September 4, 2005
Germany 56 – 66 Poland 16:00
Greece 54 – 61 Czech Republic 18:15
France 67 – 50 Latvia 20:30
September 6, 2005
Czech Republic 76 – 50 Germany 16:00
Latvia 76 – 47 Greece 18:15
Poland 63 – 83 France 20:30
September 7, 2005
Latvia 45 – 76 Czech Republic 16:00
Greece 49 – 59 Poland 18:15
France 79 – 48 Germany 20:30

Group B – Atatürk Sport Hall, IzmirEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Lithuania 5 4 1 402 345 +57 9
  Spain 5 4 1 397 320 +77 9
  Russia 5 3 2 413 379 +34 8
  Turkey 5 2 3 374 384 −10 7
  Serbia and Montenegro 5 2 3 330 360 −30 7
  Romania 5 0 5 283 411 −128 5
September 2, 2005
Romania 60 – 92 Russia 16:00
Lithuania 74 – 69 Spain 18:15
Turkey 81 – 69 Serbia and Montenegro 20:30
September 3, 2005
Spain 98 – 53 Romania 16:00
Serba and Montenegro 77 – 74 Lithuania 18:15
Russia 91 – 87 Turkey 20:30
September 4, 2005
Romania 50 – 63 Serbia and Montenegro 16:00
Spain 83 – 77, OT Russia 18:15
Lithuania 82 – 76 Turkey 20:30
September 6, 2005
Russia 67 – 80 Lithuania 16:00
Serbia and Montenegro 52 – 69 Spain 18:15
Turkey 66 – 64 Romania 20:30
September 7, 2005
Serbia and Montenegro 69 – 86 Russia 16:00
Romania 56 – 92 Lithuania 18:15
Spain 78 – 64 Turkey 20:30

Finals – Atatürk Sport Hall, AnkaraEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Czech Republic86
 
 
 
  Turkey60
 
  Czech Republic76
 
 
 
  Spain66
 
  Spain69
 
 
 
  Latvia50
 
  Czech Republic72
 
 
 
  Russia70
 
  Lithuania67
 
 
 
  Poland58
 
  Lithuania50
 
 
 
  Russia65 Third place
 
  France56
 
 
 
  Russia70
 
  Spain83
 
 
  Lithuania65
 
5th to 8th place
 
Classification roundFifth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Turkey78
 
 
 
  Latvia81
 
  Latvia62
 
 
 
  France85
 
  Poland71
 
 
  France73
 
Seventh place
 
 
 
 
 
  Turkey71
 
 
  Poland82
9th to 12th place
 
Classification roundNinth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Greece67
 
 
 
  Romania61
 
  Greece65
 
 
 
  Serbia and Montenegro79
 
  Serbia and Montenegro73
 
 
  Germany57
 
Eleventh place
 
 
 
 
 
  Romania64
 
 
  Germany98

Quarter-finalsEdit

September 9, 2005
Lithuania 67 – 58 Poland 13:45
Spain 69 – 50 Latvia 16:00
France 56 – 70 Russia 18:15
Czech Republic 86 – 60 Turkey 20:30

Classification 9–12Edit

September 10, 2005
Greece 67 – 61 Romania 09:15
Serbia and Montenegro 73 – 57 Germany 11:30

Classification 5–8Edit

September 10, 2005
Poland 71 – 73 France 13:45
Turkey 78 – 81 Latvia 16:00

Semi-finalsEdit

September 10, 2005
Lithuania 50 – 65 Russia 18:15
Czech Republic 76 – 66 Spain 20:20


FinalsEdit

September 11, 2005
11th Place Match
Romania 64 – 98 Germany 09:15
9th Place Match
Greece 65 – 79 Serbia and Montenegro 11:30
7th Place Match
Turkey 71 – 82, OT Poland 13:45
5th Place Match
Latvia 62 – 85 France 16:00
Bronze Medal Match
Spain 83 – 65 Lithuania 18:15
Championship Match
Czech Republic 72 – 70 Russia 20:30
11 September 2005
20:30
  Czech Republic 72–70   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 18–24, 13–19, 24–17, 17–10
Ankara Atatürk Sport Hall, Ankara (TUR)
Attendance: 1000
Referees: Kestutis Pilipauskas (LTU), Vicente Bulto (ESP)


 2005 FIBA European Champions 
 
Czech Republic
1st title

ConclusionEdit

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
    Czech Republic 8 8 0 576 437 +139 16
    Russia 8 5 3 618 557 +61 13
    Spain 8 6 2 615 511 +104 14
4   Lithuania 8 5 3 584 551 +33 13
5   France 8 6 2 559 485 +74 14
6   Latvia 8 4 4 516 551 –35 12
7   Poland 8 3 5 508 538 –30 11
8   Turkey 8 2 6 583 633 –50 10
9   Serbia and Montenegro 7 4 3 482 482 0 11
10   Greece 7 2 5 404 468 –64 9
11   Germany 7 1 6 437 501 –64 8
12   Romania 7 0 7 408 576 –168 7

All-Eurobasket 2005 Women AwardsEdit

1st TeamEdit

2nd TeamEdit

Honorable MentionEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Rank Player Team Games Score PPG
1 Amaya Valdemoro   Spain 8 173 21.6
2 Agnieszka Bibrzycka   Poland 8 159 19.9
3 Anete Jekabsone   Latvia 8 157 19.6
4 Nevriye Yılmaz   Turkey 8 156 19.5
5 Maria Stepanova   Russia 8 144 18.0
6 Linda Fröhlich   Germany 7 115 16.4
7 Eva Vítecková   Czech Republic 8 119 14.9
8 Sandra Valužyte   Lithuania 8 108 13.5
9 Evanthia Maltsi   Greece 7 92 13.1
10 Ildiko Vass   Romania 7 91 13.0

Statistical leadersEdit

Category Player Team Average
Points per game Amaya Valdemoro   Spain 21.6
Total rebounds Nevriye Yılmaz   Turkey 11.3
Assists Catherine Melain   France 5.1
Steals Amaya Valdemoro   Spain 3.1
Turnovers Gunta Baško   Latvia 4.9
Blocked shots Gabriela Toma   Romania 2.6

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