FIBA Europe is a zone within the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) which includes all 50 national European basketball federations.
|50 full member associations|
|Turgay Demirel |
FIBA Europe is one of five Regions of FIBA and is responsible for controlling and developing the sport of basketball in Europe. Among many tasks, this includes promoting, supervising and directing international competition at the club and national team levels, as well as governing and appointing European international referees. FIBA Europe is an international federation whose membership consists of the national basketball federations of Europe, of which there are currently 50 members.
The highest decision making body is the Board of FIBA Europe which consists of 25 persons elected by the National Federations. The Board of FIBA Europe meets twice a year and is the executive body which represents all 50 Federations that make up the membership of FIBA Europe. All 50 federations meet once a year at the General Assembly of FIBA Europe.
The Board of FIBA EuropeEdit
The current Board members are:
- Turgay Demirel, president
- Karl Thaller, treasurer
- Grzegorz Bachański
- Tor Christian Bakken
- Dejan Bodiroga
- Iván Bodrogváry
- Cyriel Coomas
- Mirsad Đonlagić
- Željko Drakšić
- Harun Erdenay
- Georgi Glouchkov
- Arthur Goethals
- Hannes Jónsson
- Andrei Kirilenko
- Dino Meneghin
- Jean-Pierre Siutat
- Edgars Šneps
- Mindaugas Spokas
- Carmen Tocala
- Oleksandr Volkov
- Lena Wallin-Kantzy
- Ingo Weiss
- Marcin Widomski
- Jiří Zídek
- Antti Zitting
- Asterios Zois
Current Executive Committee membersEdit
|Vice-presidents|| Cyriel Coomas|
|Members|| Jean-Pierre Siutat|
Until January 1, 2015, the position was titled as a Secretary General.
- FIBA EuroBasket, the continental championship played every four years (Men's tournament) and biennially (Women's tournament).
- FIBA European Championship for Small Countries (men and women)
- FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, the continental championship for players aged fewer than 20 years played annually
- FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the continental championship for players aged fewer than 18 years played annually
- FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the continental championship for players aged fewer than 16 years played annually
- FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship for Women, the continental championship for women aged fewer than 20 years played annually
- FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship for Women, the continental championship for women aged fewer than 18 years played annually
- FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship for Women, the continental championship for women aged fewer than 16 years played annually
- FIBA Europe 3x3 Championships, the continental championship for men and women in 3x3
- FIBA Europe Under-18 3x3 Championships, the continental championship for men and women aged fewer than 18 years in 3x3
- EuroLeague Women, first-tier women's professional league
- EuroCup Women, second-tier women's professional league
- FIBA Europe SuperCup Women, contested between the winners of the two aforementioned women's leagues
Note: The men's EuroLeague and EuroCup are not operated by FIBA Europe, but rather by Euroleague Basketball. Both competitions are sanctioned by FIBA and play under FIBA rules.
Defunct club competitionsEdit
Current title holdersEdit
|FIBA EuroBasket Men's||Slovenia||1st||Serbia||2021 (September)|
|FIBA Europe U-20 Men's||Israel||1st||Croatia||2019|
|FIBA Europe U-18 Men's||Serbia||4th||Latvia||2019|
|FIBA Europe U-16 Men's||Croatia||4th||Spain||2019|
|FIBA EuroBasket Women's||Spain||3rd||France||2019 (June)|
|FIBA Europe U-20 Women's||Spain||8th||Serbia||2019|
|FIBA Europe U-18 Women's||Germany||1st||Spain||2019|
|FIBA Europe U-16 Women's||Italy||1st||Czech Republic||2019|
|Competitions (clubs)||Champion||Title||Runners-up||Next edition|
|Champions League||AEK Athens||1st||AS Monaco||2018–19|
|FIBA Europe Cup||Reyer Venezia||1st||Sidigas Scandone||2018–19|
|EuroLeague Women||UMMC Ekaterinburg||4th||Sopron Basket||2018–19|
|EuroCup Women||Galatasaray||2nd||Reyer Venezia||2018–19|
|BIH||Bosnia and Herzegovina||1992||Yes|
|GIB||Gibraltar[n 1]||1985||No[n 3]|
|SMR||San Marino[n 1]||1969||Yes|
|SCG||Serbia and Montenegro||1992||2006|
- Member with team participating in the 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries.
- Member with team currently not participating in FIBA Europe-sanctioned tournaments.
- Part of the British Olympic Association.
- Officially recognised by FIBA as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
- Integrated in the British Association.
FIBA Europe teams rankingEdit
This section shows the position of the men's national team of the FIBA Europe members, as of 26 February 2019. Monaco is the only member that is not ranked as they did not play any FIBA competition in the last eight years.
- FIBA Europe President
- "Organisation of FIBA Europe". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- "Board of FIBA Europe". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- "FIBA Europe Executive Committee". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- "FIBA World Ranking presented by Nike". FIBA. Retrieved 4 December 2017.