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FIBA U16 European Championship

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The FIBA U16 European Championship, previously known as the FIBA Europe Championship for Cadets, is a youth basketball competition that was inaugurated with the 1971 edition. Through the 2003 edition, it was held every second year, but since the 2004 edition onward, it is held every year. It serves as the qualification tournament for the FIBA Under-17 World Cup in odd years, for the FIBA Europe region. The current champions are Spain.

FIBA U16 European Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019 FIBA U16 European Championship
SportBasketball
Founded1971
Divisions3
No. of teams16 (division A)
ContinentEurope (FIBA Europe)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Spain (5th title)
Most titles Yugoslavia,  Spain (5 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Europe U-18
FIBA Europe U-20
Official websitefiba.basketball/europe/u16

Division AEdit

ResultsEdit

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1971
details
  Italy (Gorizia)  
Yugoslavia
74–60  
Italy
 
Soviet Union
56–55  
Spain
1973
details
  Italy (Angri & Summonte)  
Soviet Union
68–57  
Spain
 
Yugoslavia
77–74  
Italy
1975
details
  Greece (Athens & Thessaloniki)  
Soviet Union
64–61  
Greece
 
Yugoslavia
74–72  
Italy
1977
details
  France (Le Touquet & Berck)  
Turkey
68–66  
Yugoslavia
 
Soviet Union
95–70  
Italy
1979
details
  Syria (Damascus)  
Yugoslavia
103–100  
Italy
 
Spain
122–82  
West Germany
1981
details
  Greece (Thessaloniki & Katerini)  
Soviet Union
72–57  
Italy
 
West Germany
78–64  
Finland
1983
details
  West Germany (Tübingen & Ludwigsburg)  
Yugoslavia
89–86  
Spain
 
West Germany
72–69  
Greece
1985
details
  Bulgaria (Ruse)  
Yugoslavia
99–81  
Spain
 
Italy
85–81  
West Germany
1987
details
  Hungary (Székesfehérvár & Kaposvár)  
Yugoslavia
83–77  
Italy
 
Soviet Union
84–76  
Spain
1989
details
  Spain (Guadalajara, Tarancón & Cuenca)  
Greece
81–79  
Yugoslavia
 
Italy
63–59  
Turkey
1991
details
  Greece (Kastoria, Komotini & Thessaloniki)  
Italy
106–91  
Greece
 
Spain
87–67  
Turkey
1993
details
  Turkey (Trabzon, Giresun & Samsun)  
Greece
76–58  
Spain
 
Russia
72–62  
Turkey
1995
details
  Portugal (Setúbal, Seixal & Almada)  
Croatia
75–62  
Spain
 
Greece
73–72  
North Macedonia
1997
details
  Belgium (Pepinster, Kortrijk & Quaregnon)  
FR Yugoslavia
100–87  
Russia
 
Israel
65–55  
France
1999
details
  Slovenia (Polzela, Celje & Laško)  
FR Yugoslavia
59–48  
Greece
 
Turkey
81–63  
France
2001
details
  Latvia (Riga)  
FR Yugoslavia
55–43  
Russia
 
Spain
75–74  
Lithuania
2003
details
  Spain (Madrid)  
Serbia and Montenegro
83–68  
Turkey
 
Russia
92–70  
Spain
2004
details
  Greece (Amaliada & Pyrgos)  
France
65–60  
Russia
 
Turkey
75–69  
Lithuania
2005
details
  Spain (León)  
Turkey
61–55  
France
 
Spain
70–63  
Lithuania
2006
details
  Spain (Linares, Andújar & Martos)  
Spain
110–106  
Russia
 
Serbia and Montenegro
85–69  
Croatia
2007
details
  Greece (Ierapetra, Rethymno & Heraklion)  
Serbia
56–55  
Spain
 
Lithuania
65–55  
Turkey
2008
details
  Italy (Chieti)  
Lithuania
75–33  
Czech Republic
 
Turkey
77–65  
France
2009
details
  Lithuania (Kaunas)  
Spain
70–64  
Lithuania
 
Serbia
75–69  
Poland
2010
details
  Montenegro (Bar)  
Croatia
80–52  
Lithuania
 
Turkey
75–64  
Spain
2011
details
  Czech Republic (Pardubice, Hradec Králové)  
Croatia
67–57  
Czech Republic
 
Spain
61–53  
France
2012
details
  Lithuania (Panevėžys, Vilnius) &   Latvia (Ventspils)  
Turkey
66–61  
France
 
Serbia
83–69  
Italy
2013
details
  Ukraine (Kyiv)  
Spain
65–63  
Serbia
 
Greece
78–50  
Italy
2014
details
  Latvia (Riga, Ogre, Liepāja, Grobiņa)  
France
78–53  
Latvia
 
Spain
77–73  
Turkey
2015
details
  Lithuania (Kaunas)  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
85–83  
Lithuania
 
Turkey
83–72  
Spain
2016
details
  Poland (Radom)  
Spain
74–72  
Lithuania
 
Turkey
77–70  
Croatia
2017
details
  Montenegro (Podgorica)  
France
75–68  
Montenegro
 
Serbia
76–71  
Croatia
2018
details
  Serbia (Novi Sad)  
Croatia
71–70  
Spain
 
Turkey
82–59  
France
2019
details
  Italy (Udine)  
Spain
70–61  
France
 
Italy
73–68  
Russia
2020
details
  Russia (Yekaterinburg)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Spain57618
2  Yugoslavia5229
3  Serbia and Montenegro4015
4  Croatia4004
5  France3306
6  Turkey31711
7  Soviet Union3036
8  Greece2327
9  Italy1438
10  Lithuania1416
11  Serbia1135
12  Bosnia and Herzegovina1001
13  Russia0426
14  Czech Republic0202
15  Latvia0101
  Montenegro0101
17  Germany0022
18  Israel0011
Totals (18 nations)33333399
Source: [1]
  • Defunct countries in italics.

Participating nationsEdit

Nation  
1971
 
1973
 
1975
 
1977
 
1979
 
1981
 
1983
 
1985
 
1987
 
1989
 
1991
  Austria 11th 15th 17th 11th
  Belgium 10th 7th 7th 8th 9th 11th 12th 11th
  Bulgaria 10th 12th 6th 6th 10th 9th
  Czechoslovakia 11th 8th 10th
  England 16th 18th
  Finland 4th 12th 10th
  France 7th 7th 15th 6th 10th 7th 12th 5th 8th
  Greece 5th 5th 2nd 8th 9th 7th 4th 7th 1st 2nd
  Hungary 11th 12th
  Iceland 16th
  Israel 6th 6th 11th 11th 8th 7th 9th 7th 6th
  Italy 2nd 4th 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 5th 3rd 2nd 3rd 1st
  Netherlands 6th 8th
  Poland 9th 14th 9th 11th 11th
  Portugal 14th 13th
  Romania 8th
  Scotland 19th
  Soviet Union 3rd 1st 1st 3rd 5th 1st 6th 5th 3rd 5th 5th
  Spain 4th 2nd 5th 5th 3rd 9th 2nd 2nd 4th 6th 3rd
  Sweden 10th 12th 12th 12th 10th 11th
   Switzerland 12th 12th
  Syria 7th
  Turkey 8th 8th 1st 10th 6th 9th 8th 10th 4th 4th
  Wales 20th
  West Germany 9th 13th 9th 10th 4th 3rd 3rd 4th 6th 9th 7th
  Yugoslavia 1st 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 5th 1st 1st 1st 2nd 8th
Nation  
1971
 
1973
 
1975
 
1977
 
1979
 
1981
 
1983
 
1985
 
1987
 
1989
 
1991
Nation  
1993
 
1995
 
1997
 
1999
 
2001
 
2003
 
2004
 
2005
 
2006
 
2007
 
2008
 
2009
 
2010
 
2011
 
 
2012
 
2013
 
2014
 
2015
 
2016
 
2017
 
2018
 
2019
 
2020
Total
  Belgium 12th 12th 16th 14th 12
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 8th 1st 14th 16th 4
  Bulgaria 12th 12th 15th 9
  Croatia 1st 8th 9th 12th 10th 8th 4th 8th 7th 6th 1st 1st 8th 6th 11th 9th 4th 4th 1st 8th Q 21
  Czech Republic 12th 11th 13th 2nd 16th 2nd 15th 7
  Denmark 16th 16th Q 3
  Estonia 13th 12th 11th 15th 4
  Finland 13th 6th 5th 15th 8
  France 7th 6th 4th 4th 5th 5th 1st 2nd 5th 6th 4th 7th 6th 4th 2nd 5th 1st 5th 6th 1st 4th 2nd Q 32
  Georgia 9th 7th 11th 15th 12th 16th 16th 7
  Germany 10th 16th 15th 11th 13th 8th 5th 8th 7th 7th 9th 13th 9th 14th 25
  Greece 1st 3rd 5th 2nd 6th 8th 5th 13th 9th 7th 12th 14th 10th 11th 9th 3rd 9th 13th 16th 6th 6th Q 32
  Hungary 15th 3
  Iceland 9th 14th 16th 4
  Israel 8th 8th 3rd 9th 10th 11th 9th 7th 11th 11th 13th 15th 15th 11th 10th 11th Q 26
  Italy 6th 5th 11th 10th 9th 6th 7th 6th 5th 13th 12th 9th 10th 4th 4th 5th 10th 7th 9th 12th 3rd Q 33
  Latvia 5th 8th 13th 11th 11th 9th 10th 9th 14th 6th 10th 13th 2nd 11th 11th 8th 8th 13th Q 19
  Lithuania 5th 4th 11th 4th 4th 10th 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 13th 11th 9th 10th 2nd 2nd 6th 7th 9th Q 20
  Montenegro played as part of   10th 8th 16th 15th 12th 8th 2nd 14th 8
  Netherlands 15th Q 4
  North Macedonia 4th 10th 6th 7th 12th Q 6
  Poland 11th 10th 14th 15th 14th 4th 11th 14th 6th 12th 15th 15th Q 18
  Portugal 9th 14th 16th 5
  Russia 3rd 2nd 11th 2nd 3rd 2nd 6th 2nd 14th 8th 5th 7th 5th 13th 11th 12th 16th 16th 4th Q 20
  Serbia played as part of   1st 5th 3rd 5th 9th 3rd 2nd 6th 8th 10th 3rd 5th 7th Q 14
  Slovenia 7th 12th 6th 8th 12th 13th 15th 14th 10th 13th 10th Q 12
  Spain 2nd 2nd 6th 8th 3rd 4th 7th 3rd 1st 2nd 6th 1st 4th 3rd 7th 1st 3rd 4th 1st 7th 2nd 1st Q 34
  Sweden 16th 12th 14th 9
  Turkey 4th 7th 3rd 7th 2nd 3rd 1st 8th 4th 3rd 8th 3rd 7th 1st 7th 4th 3rd 3rd 5th 3rd 5th Q 32
  Ukraine 5th 12th 10th 9th 15th 12th 12th 10th 14th 9
Nation  
1993
 
1995
 
1997
 
1999
 
2001
 
2003
 
2004
 
2005
 
2006
 
2007
 
2008
 
2009
 
2010
 
2011
 
 
2012
 
2013
 
2014
 
2015
 
2016
 
2017
 
2018
 
2019
 
2020
Total
  Austria playing in lower divisions 4
  Romania playing in lower divisions 1
   Switzerland playing in lower divisions 2
  England 12th 16th 14th   Great Britain[2] 5
  Scotland playing in lower divisions 1
  Wales playing in lower divisions 1
  Syria playing in FIBA Asia 1
  Czechoslovakia defunct 3
  Soviet Union defunct 11
  Yugoslavia defunct 11
  FR Yugoslavia
  Serbia and MontenegroA
1st 1st 1st 1st 9th 10th 3rd defunct 7
^A As FR Yugoslavia (1992–2001, 3 participations, 3 gold medals) and as Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006, 4 participations, 2 medals)

MVP Awards (since 1999)Edit

Year MVP Award Winner
1999   Aleksandar Gajić
2001   Veljko Tomović
2003   Nemanja Aleksandrov
2004   Vitaly Kuznetsov
2005   Antoine Diot
2006   Ricky Rubio
2007   Dejan Musli
2008   Jonas Valančiūnas
2009   Tauras Jogėla
2010   Dario Šarić
2011   Mario Hezonja
2012   Okben Ulubay
2013   Stefan Peno
2014   Killian Tillie
2015   Džanan Musa
2016   Usman Garuba
2017   Killian Hayes
2018   Roko Prkačin
2019   Rubén Domínguez

Division BEdit

ResultsEdit

Year Host Promoted to Division A Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze * Score Fourth place
2004
details
  England (Brighton)  
Iceland
Round-robin group  
Macedonia
 
England
Round-robin group  
Czech Republic
2005
details
  Bulgaria (Pravets)  
Germany
77–63  
Portugal
 
Georgia
77–67  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2006
details
  Estonia (Tallinn)  
Czech Republic
67–54  
Georgia
 
Bulgaria
85–75*  
Austria
2007
details
  Macedonia (Skopje)  
Poland
80–73  
Hungary
 
Sweden
66–65*  
England
2008
details
  Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo)  
Germany
76–69  
Montenegro
 
Bulgaria
81–61  
Sweden
2009
details
  Portugal
(São João da Madeira)
 
Bulgaria
81–63  
Denmark
 
England
78–63  
Slovenia
2010
details
  Estonia (Tallinn)  
Czech Republic
61–53  
Ukraine
 
Slovenia
62–60  
Netherlands
2011
details
  Macedonia (Strumica)  
Slovenia
82–73  
England
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
72–71  
Israel
2012
details
  Romania (Bucharest)  
Belgium
56–46  
Montenegro
 
Sweden
79–55  
Hungary
2013
details
  Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo)  
Denmark
72–69  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
Finland
96–62  
Slovenia
2014
details
  Macedonia (Strumica)  
Montenegro
76–73  
Israel
 
England
84–60  
Czech Republic
2015
details
  Bulgaria (Sofia)  
Estonia
64–56  
Poland
 
Sweden
57–56  
Slovakia
2016
details
  Bulgaria (Sofia)  
Russia
82–76  
Israel
 
Slovenia
79–71  
Ukraine
2017
details
  Bulgaria (Sofia)  
Greece
74–60  
Netherlands
 
Georgia
64–63  
Great Britain
2018
details
  Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo)  
Russia
83–77  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
North Macedonia
84–66  
Czech Republic
2019
details
  Montenegro (Podgorica)  
Poland
71–58  
Netherlands
 
Denmark
85–54  
Montenegro
2020
details
  Ukraine (Kiev) '
  • Since 2012, the 3rd team in Division B is also promoted to Division A for the next tournament.

Participating nationsEdit

Nation  
 
2004
 
2005
 
2006
 
2007
 
2008
 
2009
 
2010
 
2011
 
2012
 
2013
 
2014
 
2015
 
2016
 
2017
 
2018
 
2019
 
2020
Total
  Albania 9th 17th 2
  Armenia 6th 1
  Austria 8th 15th 4th 14th 14th 20th 21st 14th 8th 14th 22nd 21st 12
  Belarus 7th 15th 6th 11th 18th 10th 20th 24th 6th 9th 16th 17th 12
  Belgium 10th 9th 9th 9th 13th 10th 1st 5th 6th 7th 6th 9th 5th 13
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2nd 4th 5th 5th 7th 3rd 5th 2nd 12th 2nd 10
  Bulgaria 3rd 8th 3rd 17th 3rd 1st 15th 19th 12th 9th 17th 14th 11th 6th 14
  Cyprus 8th 17th 8th 20th 18th 22nd 21st 18th 8
  Czech Republic 4th 13th 1st 1st 5th 4th 16th 8th 8th 4th 7th 11
  Denmark 18th 2nd 17th 13th 1st 11th 19th 18th 12th 3rd 10
  England 3rd 7th 8th 4th 11th 3rd 11th 2nd 6th 3rd 5th 11
  Estonia 6th 5th 12th 12th 10th 16th 12th 17th 16th 14th 1st 11
  Finland 7th 11th 6th 11th 8th 6th 9th 11th 11th 3rd 13th 13th 12
  Georgia 3rd 2nd 10th 5th 16th 12th 7th 10th 5th 12th 3rd 20th 12
  Germany 1st 10th 1st 3
  Great Britain 4th 7th 10th 3
  Greece 1st 1
  Hungary 6th 10th 11th 2nd 7th 6th 5th 4th 13th 7th 13th 13th 7th 17th 14th 15
  Iceland 1st 13th 18th 21st 13th 6th 15th 7
  Ireland 10th 14th 16th 16th 14th 15th 20th 18th 21st 19th 20th 11th 15th 16th 14
  Israel 4th 6th 9th 2nd 2nd 5
  Kosovo 14th 19th 23rd 24th 4
  Luxembourg 14th 16th 12th 15th 18th 21st 22nd 20th 23rd 20th 24th 11
  Montenegro 6th 2nd 2nd 1st 4th 5
  Netherlands 5th 18th 13th 7th 17th 15th 4th 7th 9th 12th 11th 8th 11th 2nd 2nd 15
  North Macedonia 2nd 16th 18th 15th 19th 7th 8th 9th 22nd 16th 15th 3rd 12
  Norway 15th 20th 19th 20th 22nd 19th 21st 18th 24th 22nd 23rd 11
  Poland 7th 1st 2nd 10th 5th 1st 6
  Portugal 4th 2nd 16th 13th 10th 9th 8th 15th 20th 12th 9th 16th 14th 11th 14
  Romania 5th 12th 18th 19th 19th 8th 17th 8th 14th 10th 15th 17th 15th 21st 8th 8th 16
  Russia 1st 1st 2
  Scotland 18th 23rd 24th 3
  Slovakia 6th 17th 13th 12th 8th 22nd 19th 17th 4th 10th 23rd 20th 19th 13
  Slovenia 5th 4th 3rd 1st 4th 6th 7th 3rd 8
  Sweden 9th 9th 9th 3rd 4th 5th 14th 14th 3rd 13th 3rd 19th 12th 13
   Switzerland 12th 7th 13th 16th 11th 16th 15th 17th 18th 22nd 10
  Ukraine 1st 2nd 10th 4th 5th 10th 9th Q 8

Performances by nationEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Poland2103
2  Czech Republic2002
  Germany2002
  Russia2002
5  Montenegro1203
6  Denmark1113
7  Bulgaria1023
  Slovenia1023
9  Belgium1001
  Estonia1001
  Greece1001
  Iceland1001
13  Bosnia and Herzegovina0213
14  Israel0202
  Netherlands0202
16  England0134
17  Georgia0123
18  North Macedonia0112
19  Hungary0101
  Portugal0101
  Ukraine0101
22  Sweden0033
23  Finland0011
Totals (23 nations)16161648

Division CEdit

ResultsEdit

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2002
details
  Cyprus  
Cyprus
Round-robin group  
Luxembourg
 
Scotland
Round-robin group  
Andorra
2004
details
  Andorra  
Andorra
Round-robin group  
Luxembourg
 
Scotland
Round-robin group  
Wales
2006
details
  Andorra  
Luxembourg
85–69  
Scotland
 
Cyprus
59–42  
Malta
2008
details
  Gibraltar  
Scotland
102–39  
Wales
 
Moldova
75–69
(2OT)
 
Gibraltar
2010
details
  Andorra  
Cyprus
74–30  
Scotland
 
Andorra
86–54  
San Marino
2011
details
  San Marino  
Andorra
84–70  
San Marino
 
Wales
77–67  
Malta
2012
details
  Gibraltar  
Monaco
61–53  
Scotland
 
Gibraltar
50–45  
San Marino
2013
details
  Gibraltar  
Gibraltar
Round-robin group  
Scotland
 
Andorra
Round-robin group  
Wales
2014
details
  Malta  
Malta
Round-robin group  
Andorra
 
Wales
Round-robin group  
Gibraltar
2015
details
  San Marino  
San Marino
76–59  
Kosovo
 
Malta
55–44  
Wales
2016
details
  Cyprus  
Cyprus
62–50  
Azerbaijan
 
Moldova
81–56  
Gibraltar
2017
details
  Andorra  
Armenia
88–70  
Gibraltar
 
Azerbaijan
75–55  
Andorra
2018
details
  San Marino  
Andorra
84–49  
Wales
 
Austria
65–43  
San Marino
2019
details
  Albania  
Luxembourg
78–50  
Andorra
 
Wales
84–72  
Scotland
2020
details
  Luxembourg

Participating nationsEdit

Nation  
2002
 
2004
 
2006
 
2008
 
2010
 
2011
 
2012
 
2013
 
2014
 
2015
 
2016
 
2017
 
2018
 
2019
 
2020
Total
  Albania 5th 10th 6th 8th 5th 5
  Andorra 4th 1st 6th 7th 3rd 1st 5th 3rd 2nd 6th 6th 4th 1st 2nd 14
  Armenia 8th 1st 2
  Austria 3rd 1
  Azerbaijan 2nd 3rd 6th 3
  Cyprus 1st 3rd 1st 1st 4
  Gibraltar 6th 5th 4th 8th 6th 3rd 1st 4th 8th 4th 2nd 10th 7th 13
  Kosovo 2nd 1
  Luxembourg 2nd 2nd 1st 1st Q 4
  Malta 5th 4th 6th 6th 4th 6th 1st 3rd 5th 10th 7th 9th 12
  Moldova 3rd 3rd 8th 9th 6th 5
  Monaco 8th 5th 7th 5th 1st 7th 5th 7
  San Marino 5th 8th 4th 2nd 4th 5th 5th 1st 7th 9th 4th 8th 12
  Scotland 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 5th 4th 9
  Wales 4th 7th 2nd 5th 3rd 7th 4th 3rd 4th 9th 7th 2nd 3rd 13

Performances by nationEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Andorra3227
2  Cyprus3014
3  Luxembourg2204
4  Scotland1427
5  Gibraltar1113
6  San Marino1102
7  Malta1012
8  Armenia1001
  Monaco1001
10  Wales0235
11  Azerbaijan0112
12  Kosovo0101
13  Moldova0022
14  Austria0011
Totals (14 nations)14141442

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "archive.fiba.com: 2016 FIBA U16 European Championship". archive.fiba.com.
  2. ^ "FIBA SIGN OFF BRITISH BASKETBALL AGREEMENT". www.gbbasketball.com.

External linksEdit