Latvia women's national basketball team
The Latvian women's national basketball team is the national basketball team representing Latvia. It is administrated by the Latvian Basketball Association. It has participated in EuroBasket Women three times and once in the Olympic Games.
|FIBA ranking||26 1|
|FIBA zone||FIBA Europe|
|National federation||Latvia Basketball Association|
|Women's World Cup|
Golden age of Latvia women's national basketball team was from 2007 to 2009, when head coach was Ainars Zvirgzdiņš. In EuroBasket 2007 Latvia first time in history reached semi-final. In third place game they lost to Belarus. This result allowed to get in 2008 Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which had overpowered in next summer in Madrid, and Latvia took part of 2008 Summer Olympics.
EuroBasket 2009 was held in Latvia. In this tournament Latvia reached quarterfinal, where they lost to Russia in overtime with 64–69. They also lost to Italy in classification rounds. Latvia got seventh place in this tournament.
After this tournament head coach Ainars Zvirgzdiņš and several players left national team. In EuroBasket 2011 head coach was Greek basketball coach George Dikeoulakos. In his management Latvia also reached quarterfinal, but latterly got eighth place. In EuroBasket 2013 head coach was Aigars Nerips. Latvia lost all of three games.
- 2008 : 9th
- 2018 : 13th
|Latvia women's national basketball team – 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup roster|
- Gunta Baško-Melnbārde
- Anete Jēkabsone-Žogota
- Uljana Semjonova (played in Soviet Union team)
- Ieva Tāre