FIBA EuroBasket 1993 qualification

Qualification for the 1993 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1993 took place between 1 May 1991 and 7 June 1993. A total of thirteen teams qualified for the tournament, joining Italy, Spain and France ranked second, third and fourth in the 1991 edition. Yugoslavia as title holder was excluded from all international sport competitions because of sanctions against Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

FormatEdit

A total of 39 teams participated. Competition consisted of three stages:

  • A qualifying round that consisted of twelve teams divided in two round robin tournament that took place in Reykjavík-Iceland and Neuchâtel-Switzerland between 1 May and 12 May 1991.
  • A challenge round where the first and second teams from each of the two groups from the Qualifying Round joined another twelve teams. All sixteen teams where then divided in four round robin groups of four teams each. This stage took place between 13 November 1991 and 18 November 1992 and competition consisted of home and away legs, taking place in each of the participating countries. The top two teams from each group qualified for EuroBasket 1993.
  • A pre-European rournament – Due to politic changes in Eastern Europe caused by breaks of two big countries, Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, which dominated in European basketball in recent decades, FIBA Europe organized an additional qualifying tournament, that took place in Wrocław, Poland, between 30 May 1993 and 7 Jun 1993, in order to enable the new countries the participation at championship. The third classified from each of the four groups from the Challenge Round joined another eleven teams. All fifteen teams where divided in four round robin tournament. The first two teams of each group have been divided into two round robin groups of four teams each. The top three teams of each groups have participated to Finals where the top five teams qualified for EuroBasket 1993.

Qualifying roundEdit

Qualified for the Challenge Round

Group A (Reykjavík, Iceland)Edit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Denmark 4 3 1 315 297 +18 7 1–0
  Portugal 4 3 1 283 243 +40 7 0–1
  Finland 4 2 2 299 290 +9 6 1–0
  Iceland 4 2 2 348 334 +14 6 0–1
  Norway 4 0 4 302 383 −81 4  

Rules=1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

1 May 1991
  Denmark 77–85   Iceland
Scoring by half: 34–35, 43–50

1 May 1991
  Portugal 60–52   Finland
Scoring by half: 30–10, 30–42
Reykjavik

2 May 1991
  Denmark 89–87   Norway
Scoring by half: 30–41, 59–46
Reykjavik

2 May 1991
  Iceland 70–86   Portugal
Scoring by half: 30–46, 40–40
Reykjavik

3 May 1991
  Norway 73–102   Finland
Scoring by half: 32–50, 41–52
Reykjavik

3 May 1991
  Denmark 69–61   Portugal
Scoring by half: 38–23, 31–38
Reykjavik

4 May 1991
  Norway 90–116   Iceland
Scoring by half: 39–57, 51–59
Reykjavik

4 May 1991
  Finland 64–80   Denmark
Scoring by half: 33–39, 31–41
Reykjavik

5 May 1991
  Portugal 76–52   Norway
Scoring by half: 44–32, 32–20
Reykjavik

5 May 1991
  Iceland 77–81   Finland
Scoring by half: 40–40, 37–41
Reykjavik

Group B (Neuchâtel, Switzerland)Edit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Hungary 6 6 0 523 403 +120 12  
  Turkey 6 5 1 534 397 +137 11  
   Switzerland 6 4 2 503 480 +23 10  
  Cyprus 6 2 4 445 521 −76 8 1-1, +9
  Scotland 6 2 4 455 477 −22 8 1-1, +2
  Austria 6 2 4 408 503 −95 8 1-1, -11
  Luxembourg 6 0 6 409 496 −87 6  

Rules=1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

6 May 1991
  Cyprus 67–89   Turkey
Scoring by half: 33–44, 34–45

6 May 1991
  Luxembourg 65–85   Hungary
Scoring by half: 26–36, 39–49
Neuchâtel

6 May 1991
   Switzerland 89–83 (OT)   Scotland
Scoring by half: 36–35, 32–33 Overtime: 8–8, 13–7
Neuchâtel

7 May 1991
  Austria 57–74   Hungary
Scoring by half: 24–39, 33–35
Neuchâtel

7 May 1991
  Cyprus 68–83    Switzerland
Scoring by half: 32–37, 36–46
Neuchâtel

7 May 1991
  Luxembourg 63–74   Scotland
Scoring by half: 31–39, 32–35
Neuchâtel

8 May 1991
  Turkey 87–74    Switzerland
Scoring by half: 44–32, 43–42
Neuchâtel

8 May 1991
  Austria 71–85   Scotland
Scoring by half: 34–50, 37–35
Neuchâtel

8 May 1991
  Cyprus 71–69   Luxembourg
Scoring by half: 32–40, 39–29
Neuchâtel

9 May 1991
  Hungary 80–68   Scotland
Scoring by half: 37–33, 43–35
Neuchâtel

9 May 1991
  Turkey 98–65   Luxembourg
Scoring by half: 46–30, 52–35
Neuchâtel

9 May 1991
  Austria 79–76   Cyprus
Scoring by half: 42–29, 37–47
Neuchâtel

10 May 1991
   Switzerland 92–80   Luxembourg
Scoring by half: 52–41, 40–39
Neuchâtel

10 May 1991
  Hungary 122–72   Cyprus
Scoring by half: 58–34, 64–38
Neuchâtel

10 May 1991
  Turkey 107–52   Austria
Scoring by half: 47–25, 60–27
Neuchâtel

11 May 1991
  Scotland 79–91   Cyprus
Scoring by half: 45–37, 34–54
Neuchâtel

11 May 1991
   Switzerland 94–73   Austria
Scoring by half: 47–41, 47–32
Neuchâtel

11 May 1991
  Hungary 73–70   Turkey
Scoring by half: 43–32, 30–38
Neuchâtel

12 May 1991
  Luxembourg 67–76   Austria
Scoring by half: 37–37, 30–39
Neuchâtel

12 May 1991
  Scotland 66–83   Turkey
Scoring by half: 33–50, 33–33
Neuchâtel

12 May 1991
   Switzerland 71–89   Hungary
Scoring by half: 38–44, 33–45
Neuchâtel

Challenge RoundEdit

Qualified for EuroBasket 1993

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Turkey 6 4 2 484 484 0 10 1-1, +4
  Belgium 6 4 2 426 407 +19 10 1-1, -4
  Czechoslovakia 6 2 4 506 498 +8 8 1-1, +6
  Netherlands 6 2 4 471 498 −27 8 1-1 -6

Rules=1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

13 Nov 1991
  Turkey 78–90   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 37–37, 41–53

13 Nov 1991
  Netherlands 65–59   Belgium
Scoring by half: 32–32, 33–27

16 Nov 1991
  Belgium 82–74   Turkey
Scoring by half: 36–40, 46–34

16 Nov 1991
  Czechoslovakia 93–81   Netherlands
Scoring by half: 42–45, 51–36

20 Nov 1991
  Turkey 91–90   Netherlands
Scoring by half: 50–40, 41–50

20 Nov 1991
  Belgium 77–75   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 41–41, 36–34

11 Nov 1992
  Belgium 79–54   Netherlands
Scoring by half: 29–19, 50–35

11 Nov 1992
  Czechoslovakia 84–90 (OT)   Turkey
Scoring by half: 36–31, 40–45 Overtime: 8–14

14 Nov 1992
  Turkey 66–54   Belgium
Scoring by half: 28–34, 38–20

14 Nov 1992
  Netherlands 97–91   Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 55–44, 42–47

18 Nov 1992
  Czechoslovakia 73–75   Belgium
Scoring by half: 38–48, 35–27

18 Nov 1992
  Netherlands 84–85   Turkey
Scoring by half: 33–38, 51–47

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Israel 6 5 1 566 506 +60 11
  Germany 6 4 2 545 458 +87 10
  Poland 6 3 3 511 533 −22 9
  Portugal 6 0 6 439 564 −125 6
13 Nov 1991
  Germany 101–84   Israel
Scoring by half: 48–42, 53–42

13 Nov 1991
  Portugal 67–82   Poland
Scoring by half: 29–41, 38–41

16 Nov 1991
  Israel 102–76   Portugal
Scoring by half: 49–32, 53–44

16 Nov 1991
  Poland 89–83   Germany
Scoring by half: 39–44, 50–39

20 Nov 1991
  Israel 109–85   Poland
Scoring by half: 57–34, 52–51

20 Nov 1991
  Portugal 68–94   Germany
Scoring by half: 42–47, 26–47

10 Nov 1992
  Israel 83–74   Germany
Scoring by half: 41–34, 42–40

10 Nov 1992
  Poland 90–89   Portugal
Scoring by half: 49–45, 41–44

14 Nov 1992
  Germany 99–80   Poland
Scoring by half: 46–37, 53–43

14 Nov 1992
  Portugal 85–102   Israel
Scoring by half: 54–49, 31–53

18 Nov 1992
  Germany 94–54   Portugal
Scoring by half: 52–28, 42–26

18 Nov 1992
  Poland 85–86   Israel
Scoring by half: 43–36, 42–50

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
  Bulgaria 6 4 2 496 453 +43 10 2-2, +10
  Russia 6 4 2 526 427 +99 10 2-2, +5
  England 6 4 2 444 423 +21 10 2-2, -15
  Denmark 6 0 6 416 579 −163 6  

Rules=1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

13 Nov 1991
  CIS 77–74   England
Scoring by half: 37–44, 40–30

13 Nov 1991
  Denmark 73–81   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 39–47, 34–34

16 Nov 1991
  Bulgaria 75–69   CIS
Scoring by half: 32–42, 43–27

16 Nov 1991
  England 84–65   Denmark
Scoring by half: 43–33, 41–32

20 Nov 1991
  England 62–53   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 26–23, 36–30

20 Nov 1991
  Denmark 48–103   CIS
Scoring by half: 27–51, 21–52

11 Nov 1992
  Bulgaria 115–90   Denmark
Scoring by half: 50–47, 65–43

11 Nov 1992
  England 75–71   Russia
Scoring by half: 34–32, 41–39

14 Nov 1992
  Russia 90–78   Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 40–51, 50–27

14 Nov 1992
  Denmark 63–80   England
Scoring by half: 30–36, 33–44

18 Nov 1992
  Bulgaria 94–69   England
Scoring by half: 44–38, 50–31

18 Nov 1992
  Russia 116–77   Denmark
Scoring by half: 63–43, 53–34

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Greece 6 5 1 541 449 +92 11
  Sweden 6 4 2 482 488 −6 10
  Romania 6 2 4 490 512 −22 8
  Hungary 6 1 5 440 504 −64 7
13 Nov 1991
  Sweden 80–78   Romania
Scoring by half: 47–50, 33–28

13 Nov 1991
  Hungary 73–85   Greece
Scoring by half: 29–52, 44–33

16 Nov 1991
  Greece 95–72   Sweden
Scoring by half: 46–33, 49–39

16 Nov 1991
  Romania 88–77   Hungary
Scoring by half: 48–43, 40–34

20 Nov 1991
  Romania 73–82   Greece
Scoring by half: 37–28, 36–54 overtime

20 Nov 1991
  Hungary 58–64   Sweden
Scoring by half: 37–37, 21–27

11 Nov 1992
  Greece 83–68   Hungary
Scoring by half: 49–26, 34–42

11 Nov 1992
  Romania 99–71   Sweden
Scoring by half: 43–32, 56–39

14 Nov 1992
  Sweden 90–81   Greece
Scoring by half: 40–51, 50–30

14 Nov 1992
  Hungary 87–79   Romania
Scoring by half: 43–35, 44–44

18 Nov 1992
  Greece 115–73   Romania
Scoring by half: 53–47, 62–26

18 Nov 1992
  Sweden 105–77   Hungary
Scoring by half: 48–30, 57–47

Pre-European Tournament (Wrocław-POL)Edit

Qualified for the Final Round]]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Croatia 3 3 0 341 247 +94 6
  Estonia 3 2 1 269 238 +31 5
  Romania 3 1 2 257 303 −46 4
  Macedonia 3 0 3 210 289 −79 3
30 May 1993
  Estonia 74–60   Macedonia
Scoring by half: 38–32, 36–28

30 May 1993
  Romania 86–119   Croatia
Scoring by half: 44–59, 42–60
Wrocław

31 May 1993
  Romania 87–75   Macedonia
Scoring by half: 42–45, 45–30
Wrocław

31 May 1993
  Croatia 94–86   Estonia
Scoring by half: 53–41, 41–45
Wrocław

1 Jun 1993
  Croatia 128–75   Macedonia
Scoring by half: 61–44, 67–31
Wrocław

1 Jun 1993
  Estonia 109–84   Romania
Scoring by half: 50–40, 59–44
Wrocław

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Poland 2 1 1 180 177 +3 3
  Belarus 2 1 1 163 161 +2 3
  Lithuania 2 1 1 182 187 −5 3
30 May 1993
  Poland 99–102   Lithuania
Scoring by half: 44–53, 55–49

31 May 1993
  Belarus 88–80   Lithuania
Scoring by half: 43–42, 45–38
Wrocław

1 Jun 1993
  Belarus 75–81   Poland
Scoring by half: 33–51, 42–30
Wrocław

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Ukraine 3 3 0 238 213 +25 6
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 2 1 277 225 +52 5
  Slovakia 3 1 2 238 264 −26 4
  England 3 0 3 248 299 −51 3
30 May 1993
  Ukraine 87–76   England
Scoring by half: 36–32, 51–44

30 May 1993
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 97–69   Slovakia
Scoring by half: 39–28, 58–41
Wrocław

31 May 1993
  Ukraine 76–69   Slovakia
Scoring by half: 38–33, 38–36
Wrocław

31 May 1993
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 112–81   England
Scoring by half: 62–34, 50–47
Wrocław

1 Jun 1993
  Ukraine 75–68   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 34–33, 41–35
Wrocław

1 Jun 1993
  Slovakia 100–91   England
Scoring by half: 40–48, 60–43
Wrocław

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Slovenia 3 3 0 322 214 +108 6
  Latvia 3 2 1 279 261 +18 5
  Czech Republic 3 1 2 272 250 +22 4
  Moldova 3 0 3 200 348 −148 3
30 May 1993
  Latvia 110–64   Moldova
Scoring by half: 47–31, 63–33

30 May 1993
  Czech Republic 65–94   Slovenia
Scoring by half: 30–45, 35–49
Wrocław

31 May 1993
  Czech Republic 126–69   Moldova
Scoring by half: 62–39, 64–30
Wrocław

31 May 1993
  Slovenia 116–82   Latvia
Scoring by half: 52–33, 64–49
Wrocław

1 Jun 1993
  Latvia 87–81   Czech Republic
Scoring by half: 45–47, 42–34
Wrocław

1 Jun 1993
  Slovenia 112–67   Moldova
Scoring by half: 57–36, 55–31
Wrocław

Final Round (Wrocław-POL)Edit

Qualified for the Finals

Group EEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Croatia 3 3 0 332 229 +103 6
  Latvia 3 2 1 250 267 −17 5
  Ukraine 3 1 2 233 246 −13 4
  Belarus 3 0 3 212 285 −73 3
3 Jun 1993
  Ukraine 80–61   Belarus
Scoring by half: 36–39, 44–22

3 Jun 1993
  Croatia 113–79   Latvia
Wrocław

4 Jun 1993
  Latvia 78–75   Ukraine
Wrocław

4 Jun 1993
  Belarus 72–112   Croatia
Wrocław

5 Jun 1993
  Belarus 79–93   Latvia
Scoring by half: 29–39, 50–54
Wrocław

5 Jun 1993
  Croatia 107–78   Ukraine
Wrocław

Group FEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Slovenia 3 3 0 299 244 +55 6
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 2 1 259 255 +4 5
  Estonia 3 1 2 258 281 −23 4
  Poland 3 0 3 268 304 −36 3
3 Jun 1993
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 87–77   Poland
Scoring by half: 41–38, 46–39

3 Jun 1993
  Slovenia 97–65   Estonia
Scoring by half: 44–32, 53–33
Wrocław

4 Jun 1993
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 78–91   Slovenia
Scoring by half: 47–51, 31–40
Wrocław

4 Jun 1993
  Estonia 106–90   Poland
Scoring by half: 50–36, 56–54
Wrocław

5 Jun 1993
  Poland 101–111   Slovenia
Wrocław

5 Jun 1993
  Estonia 87–94   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by half: 39–42, 48–52
Wrocław

FinalEdit

6 Jun 1993
  Croatia 90–94   Slovenia

Places 3–5Edit

6 Jun 1993
  Latvia 87–97   Estonia
Scoring by half: 58–58, 29–39
Wrocław

6 Jun 1993
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 74–66   Ukraine
Wrocław

Places 5–6Edit

7 Jun 1993
  Latvia 97–81   Ukraine
Wrocław

Final standingsEdit

Qualified for the EuroBasket 1993
Rank Team
1   Slovenia
2   Croatia
3   Bosnia and Herzegovina
4   Estonia
5   Latvia
6   Ukraine
7   Poland
8   Belarus
9   Czech Republic
10   Lithuania
11   Slovakia
12   Romania
13   England
14   Macedonia
15   Moldova

External linksEdit

  • "XXVIII European Championship (Munich 1993) Qualifying Stage". linguasport.com. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  • "Men Basketball European Championship 1993 Qualifications 1992 - qualified 8 from 16". todor66.com. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  • "Men Basketball European Championship Extra Qualifications 1993". todor66.com. Retrieved 19 March 2019.