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FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship

The FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the American basketball championships for players under 18 years that take place every two years among national teams of the continent. Before the 2006 edition the championship was played by under-19 teams.

FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship
FormerlyFIBA Americas Under-19 Championship
SportBasketball
Founded1990
FounderFIBA Americas
Inaugural season1990
No. of teams8
ContinentAmericas
Most recent
champion(s)
 United States
(9th title)
Most titles United States
(9 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Under-19 World Championship
Official websiteFIBA.com

Contents

SummaryEdit

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1990   Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
United States
105–73  
Argentina
 
Brazil
69–61  
Uruguay
1994   Argentina
(Santa Rosa)
 
United States
77–72  
Argentina
 
Puerto Rico
70–47  
Venezuela
1998   Dominican Republic
(Puerto Plata)
 
United States
91–66  
Argentina
 
Brazil
74–70  
Venezuela
2002   Venezuela
(Margarita Island)
 
Puerto Rico
76–53  
Venezuela
 
United States
71–65  
Argentina
2006   United States
(San Antonio)
 
United States
104–82  
Argentina
 
Brazil
79–70  
Canada
2008   Argentina
(Formosa)
 
Argentina
77–64  
United States
 
Canada
83–68  
Puerto Rico
2010   United States
(San Antonio)
 
United States
81–78  
Brazil
 
Canada
86–83
(OT)
 
Argentina
2012   Brazil
(São Sebastião do Paraíso)
 
United States
81–56  
Brazil
 
Canada
68–66  
Argentina
2014   United States
(Colorado Springs)
 
United States
113–79  
Canada
 
Dominican Republic
64–53  
Argentina
2016   Chile
(Valdivia)
 
United States
99–84  
Canada
 
Brazil
59–58  
Puerto Rico
2018   Canada
(St. Catharines)
 
United States
113–74  
Canada
 
Argentina
87–79  
Puerto Rico

Performances by nationEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States91111
2  Argentina1416
3  Puerto Rico1012
4  Canada0336
5  Brazil0246
6  Venezuela0101
7  Dominican Republic0011
Totals (7 nations)11111133

Participation detailsEdit

Team  
1990
 
1994
 
1998
 
2002
 
2006
 
2008
 
2010
 
2012
 
2014
 
2016
 
2018
Total
  Argentina 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 2nd 1st 4th 4th 4th 5th 3rd 11
  Bahamas 7th 8th 2
  Brazil 3rd 5th 3rd 6th 3rd 2nd 2nd 6th 3rd 9
  Canada 9th 7th 6th 7th 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 11
  Chile 6th 5th 2
  Colombia 8th 1
  Costa Rica 10th 1
  Cuba 6th 7th 2
  Dominican Republic 6th 5th 5th 3rd 8th 6th 6
  Ecuador 8th 1
  Mexico 9th 8th 8th 8th 7th 8th 5th 7th 8
  Panama 7th 8th 7th 3
  Puerto Rico 5th 3rd 1st 5th 4th 6th 6th 5th 4th 4th 10
  United States 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 11
  Uruguay 4th 9th 6th 6th 5th 8th 6
  Venezuela 8th 4th 4th 2nd 5th 5
  Virgin Islands 7th 7th 7th 3
Total 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

MVP Awards (since 2014)Edit

Year MVP Award Winner
2014   Stanley Johnson
2016   Markelle Fultz
2018   Quentin Grimes

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit