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The 2017 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 2017 was the 36th edition of the continental tournament in women's basketball, sanctioned by the FIBA Europe. The tournament was awarded to Czech Republic after winning the bid to Serbia.[1] The tournament also serves as a qualification for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Spain, with the top five nations qualifying. As hosts Spain finished in the top five, the sixth placed team also qualified.

EuroBasket 2017 Women
36th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
EuroBasket Women 2017 logo.png
Tournament details
Host nation  Czech Republic
Dates 16–25 June
Teams 16 (from 1 federations)
Venues 3 (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Spain (3rd title)
MVP Spain Alba Torrens
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Ukraine Iagupova (21.3)  Russia (70.5)
Rebounds Russia Vadeeva (12.3)  Russia (49.8)
Assists Ukraine Iagupova (5.5)  Belgium (19.0)
Official website
2017 EuroBasket Women
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The championship was reverted to a 16 teams championship, after the 20 teams that participated in 2015.

Spain defeated France 71–55 in the final to win their third title.[2]

In total, 61 556 people visited this event.[3]

Contents

VenuesEdit

Prague Hradec Králové
 
 
Prague
 
Hradec Králové
O2 Arena Královka Arena Zimní stadion Hradec Králové
Final Phase Group Phase, Qualification for Quarter-Finals Group Phase, Qualification for Quarter-Finals
Capacity: 17,000 Capacity: 2,500 Capacity: 7,000
     

QualificationEdit

 
Prague O2 Arena during the final ceremony

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Qualified as Date of qualification Last appearance Best placement in tournament WR
  Czech Republic Host nation 28 June 2015 2015 Champions (2005) 5th
  Spain Winners of Qualification Group I 24 February 2016[4] 2015 Champions (1993, 2013) 2nd
  France Winners of Qualification Group B 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Champions (2001, 2009) 3rd
  Italy Winners of Qualification Group C 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Champions (1938) 31st
  Slovenia Winners of Qualification Group A 19 November 2016[5] Debut NR
  Turkey Winners of Qualification Group H 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Runners-up (2011) 7th
  Ukraine Winners of Qualification Group D 19 November 2016[5] 2015 Champions (1995) 41st
  Belgium Winners of Qualification Group G 23 November 2016 2007 6th Place (2003) NR
  Hungary Winners of Qualification Group E 23 November 2016 2015 Runners-up (1950, 1956) 50th
  Russia Winners of Qualification Group F 23 November 2016 2015 Champions (2003, 2007, 2011) 11th
  Belarus Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 3rd Place (2007) 12th
  Greece Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 5th Place (2009) 20th
  Latvia Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 4th Place (2007) 27th
  Montenegro Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 6th Place (2011) 27th
  Serbia Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 Champions (2015) 9th
  Slovakia Top 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification 23 November 2016 2015 Runners-up (1997) 27th

DrawEdit

The draw took place in Prague on 9 December 2016.[6][7]

SeedingsEdit

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

  France
  Spain
  Russia
  Turkey

  Serbia
  Belarus
  Ukraine
  Montenegro

  Greece
  Slovakia
  Czech Republic
  Latvia

  Italy
  Hungary
  Belgium
  Slovenia

SquadsEdit

All rosters consisted of 12 players.[8]

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 3 2 1 201 169 +32 5[a] Quarterfinals
2   Ukraine 3 2 1 197 195 +2 5[a] Qualification for quarterfinals
3   Hungary 3 1 2 194 216 −22 4[b]
4   Czech Republic (H) 3 1 2 184 196 −12 4[b]
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Spain 76–54 Ukraine
  2. ^ a b Czech Republic 70–74 Hungary
16 June 2017
Ukraine   59–47   Czech Republic
Hungary   48–62   Spain
17 June 2017
Spain   76–54   Ukraine
Czech Republic   70–74   Hungary
19 June 2017
Hungary   72–84   Ukraine
Czech Republic   67–63   Spain

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Turkey 3 3 0 211 185 +26 6 Quarterfinals
2   Italy 3 2 1 201 175 +26 5 Qualification for quarterfinals
3   Slovakia 3 1 2 187 196 −9 4
4   Belarus 3 0 3 193 236 −43 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
16 June 2017
Belarus   60–80   Italy
Turkey   69–58   Slovakia
17 June 2017
Slovakia   68–59   Belarus
Italy   53–54   Turkey
19 June 2017
Belarus   74–88   Turkey
Slovakia   61–68   Italy

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   France 3 3 0 213 188 +25 6 Quarterfinals
2   Serbia 3 1 2 205 211 −6 4[a] Qualification for quarterfinals
3   Greece 3 1 2 188 189 −1 4[a]
4   Slovenia 3 1 2 196 214 −18 4[a]
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Serbia 3 Pts, +10 PD; Greece 3 Pts, +6 PD; Slovenia 3 Pts, −16 PD
16 June 2017
Serbia   60–69   Greece
Slovenia   68–70   France
17 June 2017
Greece   56–59   Slovenia
France   73–57   Serbia
19 June 2017
Serbia   88–69   Slovenia
France   70–63   Greece

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Belgium 3 3 0 204 197 +7 6 Quarterfinals
2   Russia 3 2 1 224 189 +35 5 Qualification for quarterfinals
3   Latvia 3 1 2 193 188 +5 4
4   Montenegro 3 0 3 173 220 −47 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
16 June 2017
Belgium   66–64   Montenegro
Latvia   59–71   Russia
17 June 2017
Montenegro   55–76   Latvia
Russia   75–76 (OT)   Belgium
19 June 2017
Latvia   58–62   Belgium
Montenegro   54–78   Russia

Final roundEdit

 
Qualification for quarterfinals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 
                           
 
 
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
  Spain 67
 
20 June 2017
 
  Latvia 47
 
  Serbia 70
 
24 June 2017
 
  Latvia 75
 
  Spain 68
 
 
  Belgium 52
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
  Belgium 79
 
20 June 2017
 
  Italy 66
 
  Italy 49
 
25 June 2017
 
  Hungary 48
 
  Spain 71
 
 
  France 55
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
  Turkey 55
 
20 June 2017
 
  Greece 84
 
  Russia 58
 
24 June 2017
 
  Greece 62
 
  Greece 55
 
 
  France 77 Third place game
 
 
22 June 2017 25 June 2017
 
 
  France 67   Belgium 78
 
20 June 2017
 
  Slovakia 40   Greece 45
 
  Ukraine 68
 
 
  Slovakia 82
 
5–8th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinals Fifth place game
 
           
 
24 June 2017
 
 
  Latvia 68
 
25 June 2017
 
  Italy 67
 
  Latvia 63
 
24 June 2017
 
  Turkey 72
 
  Turkey 72
 
 
  Slovakia 56
 
Seventh place game
 
 
25 June 2017
 
 
  Italy 71
 
 
  Slovakia 54

FinalEdit

25 June 2017
20:30
Spain   71–55   France
Scoring by quarter: 21–18, 18–12, 17–10, 15–15
Pts: Lyttle 19
Rebs: Lyttle 8
Asts: Cruz 5
Pts: Dumerc 15
Rebs: Époupa, Amant 4
Asts: four players 2
O2 Arena, Prague
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Janusz Calik (POL), Michele Rossi (ITA), Özlem Yalman (TUR)

Final rankingEdit

Qualified as the host nation for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
Qualified for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup
Rank Team Record
    Spain 5–1
    France 5–1
    Belgium 5–1
4th   Greece 3–4
5th   Turkey 5–1
6th   Latvia 3–4
7th   Italy 4–3
8th   Slovakia 2–5
9th   Russia 2–2
10th   Ukraine 2–2
11th   Serbia 1–3
12th   Hungary 1–3
13th   Czech Republic 1–2
14th   Slovenia 1–2
15th   Belarus 0–3
16th   Montenegro 0–3

Statistics and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit