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South American Basketball Championship

The South American Basketball Championship, or FIBA South American Championship, is the main FIBA tournament for men's national teams teams from South America's region of FIBA Americas. The tournament was first played in 1930.[1] The tournament often has often been played biannually.

South American Basketball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016 South American Basketball Championship
SportBasketball
Founded1930
Inaugural season1930
No. of teams10
CountrySouth American countries
ContinentSouth America
Most recent
champion(s)
 Venezuela (3rd title)
Most titles Brazil (18 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA AmeriCup
Official websiteFIBAAmericas.com

Contents

ResultsEdit

Year Hosts Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth Place
1930
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Argentina
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Chile
1932
Details
  Chile
(Santiago)
 
Uruguay
42–28  
Chile
 
Argentina
N/A None
1934
Details
  Argentina
(Buenos Aires)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Chile
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
1935
Details
  Brazil
(Rio de Janeiro)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Uruguay
N/A None
1937
Details
  Chile
(Santiago & Valparaíso)
 
Chile
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Peru
1938
Details
  Peru
(Lima)
 
Peru
Round Robin  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Brazil
1939
Details
  Brazil
(Rio de Janeiro)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Peru
1940
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Argentina
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Chile
1941
Details
  Argentina
(Mendoza)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Peru
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Chile
1942
Details
  Chile
(Santiago)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Chile
Round Robin  
Brazil
1943
Details
  Peru
(Lima)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Peru
Round Robin  
Chile
1945
Details
  Ecuador
(Guayaquil)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Chile
1947
Details
  Brazil
(Rio de Janeiro)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Chile
Round Robin  
Ecuador
1949
Details
  Paraguay
(Asunción)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Chile
Round Robin  
Peru
1953
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Chile
Round Robin  
Paraguay
1955
Details
  Colombia
(Cúcuta)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Paraguay
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Argentina
1958
Details
  Chile
(Santiago)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Paraguay
Round Robin  
Argentina
1960
Details
  Argentina
(Córdoba)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Paraguay
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Uruguay
1961
Details
  Brazil
(Rio de Janeiro)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Paraguay
1963
Details
  Peru
(Lima)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Peru
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Argentina
1966
Details
  Argentina
(Mendoza & San Juan)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Peru
Round Robin  
Uruguay
1968
Details
  Paraguay
(Asunción)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Peru
Round Robin  
Paraguay
1969
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Peru
1971
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Peru
1973
Details
  Colombia
(Bogotá)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Argentina
 
Peru
Round Robin  
Uruguay
1976
Details
  Colombia
(Medellín)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Paraguay
1977
Details
  Chile
(Valdivia)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Venezuela
1979
Details
  Argentina
(Bahía Blanca)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Chile
1981
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Brazil
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Chile
1983
Details
  Brazil
(São José dos Campos)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Venezuela
1985
Details
  Colombia
(Medellín)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Venezuela
1987
Details
  Paraguay
(Asunción)
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Venezuela
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Uruguay
1989
Details
  Ecuador
(Machala & Guayaquil)
 
Brazil
Round Robin  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Venezuela
1991
Details
  Venezuela
(Valencia)
 
Venezuela
122–121  
Brazil
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Uruguay
1993
Details
  Brazil
(Guaratinguetá)
 
Brazil
82–76  
Argentina
 
Venezuela
 
Uruguay
1995
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Uruguay
89–74  
Argentina
 
Brazil
85–63  
Venezuela
1997
Details
  Venezuela
(Maracaibo)
 
Uruguay
Round Robin  
Venezuela
 
Argentina
Round Robin  
Brazil
1999
Details
  Argentina
(Bahía Blanca)
 
Brazil
73–67  
Argentina
 
Venezuela
99–77  
Uruguay
2001
Details
  Chile
(Valdivia)
 
Argentina
76–69  
Brazil
 
Venezuela
94–90  
Uruguay
2003
Details
  Uruguay
(Montevideo)
 
Brazil
83–80  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
88–82  
Venezuela
2004
Details
  Brazil
(Campos dos Goytacazes)
 
Argentina
95–78  
Brazil
 
Venezuela
76–74  
Uruguay
2006
Details
  Venezuela
(Caracas)
 
Brazil
92–61  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
95–78  
Venezuela
2008
Details
  Chile
(Puerto Montt)
 
Argentina
100–95  
Uruguay
 
Venezuela
87–72  
Brazil
2010
Details
  Colombia
(Neiva)
 
Brazil
87–77  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
76–70  
Venezuela
2012
Details
  Argentina
(Resistencia)
 
Argentina
79–56  
Venezuela
 
Uruguay
80–68  
Brazil
2014
Details
  Venezuela
(Isla Margarita)
 
Venezuela
74–65  
Argentina
 
Brazil
66–61  
Uruguay
2016
Details
  Venezuela
(Caracas)
 
Venezuela
64–58  
Brazil
 
Uruguay
87–83  
Argentina

Performance by nationEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Brazil1813839
2  Argentina13121338
3  Uruguay11131236
4  Venezuela33511
5  Chile1247
  Peru1247
7  Paraguay0213
Totals (7 nations)474747141

Participation detailsEdit

Team  
1930
 
1932
 
1934
 
1935
 
1937
 
1938
 
1939
 
1940
 
1941
 
1942
 
1943
 
1945
 
1947
 
1949
 
1953
 
1955
 
1958
 
1960
 
1961
 
1963
  Argentina 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 5th 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 3rd 5th 5th - 4th 4th 3rd 3rd 4th
  Bolivia - - - - - - - - - - 6th - - - - - - - - 9th
  Brazil 3rd - 3rd 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 3rd 5th 4th - 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st
  Chile 4th 2nd 2nd - 1st - 5th 4th 4th 3rd 4th 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 6th 5th 5th 6th 7th
  Colombia - - - - - - - - - - - 6th - - 7th 8th 6th 6th - 8th
  Ecuador - - - - - 5th - - - 5th - 5th 4th - 6th 7th 8th 7th 7th 6th
  Paraguay - - - - - - - 6th 6th - 5th - - 6th 4th 2nd 3rd 2nd 4th 5th
  Peru - - - - 4th 1st 4th 5th 2nd - 3rd - 6th 4th 5th 5th 7th - 5th 2nd
  Uruguay 1st 1st 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 4th 2nd 3rd
  Venezuela - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9th - - 8th -
Team  
1966
 
1968
 
1969
 
1971
 
1973
 
1976
 
1977
 
1979
 
1981
 
1983
 
1985
 
1987
 
1989
 
1991
 
1993
 
1995
 
1997
 
1999
 
2001
 
2003
  Argentina 1st 5th 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 3rd 1st 3rd 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd
  Bolivia - - - - - - 9th - - - - - 9th - - - 10th 10th 10th -
  Brazil 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 1st
  Chile 6th 6th 5th 6th 5th 6th 6th 4th 4th 5th 7th 6th - - - 6th 6th 7th 6th 5th
  Colombia 7th 7th 6th 5th 6th 5th 7th - - 6th 5th - 7th 5th - - 5th 9th 7th 6th
  Ecuador 5th 8th - 8th 8th - - - - - - - 5th 6th - - 8th 6th 9th -
  Paraguay 8th 4th 7th 7th 7th 4th 8th 6th 6th 7th 6th - 6th 7th - 5th 7th 5th 5th -
  Peru 3rd 3rd 4th 4th 3rd 7th 5th 7th 5th - 8th 5th 8th 8th - - 9th 8th 8th -
  Uruguay 4th 2nd 1st 2nd 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 1st 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd 4th 4th 1st 1st 4th 4th 3rd
  Venezuela - - - - - - 4th 5th - 4th 4th 2nd 4th 1st 3rd 4th 2nd 3rd 3rd 4th
Team  
2004
 
2006
 
2008
 
2010
 
2012
 
2014
 
2016
Total
  Argentina 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 4th 46
  Bolivia - - - - 7th - 8th 9
  Brazil 2nd 1st 4th 1st 4th 3rd 2nd 45
  Chile 5th 6th 6th 7th 6th 6th 7th 42
  Colombia - 5th 5th 6th 7th - 5th 26
  Ecuador - - - 8th - 7th 9th 22
  Paraguay 6th - - 5th 5th 5th 6th 32
  Peru - - - - - 8th 10th 31
  Uruguay 4th 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 4th 3rd 47
  Venezuela 3rd 4th 3rd 4th 2nd 1st 1st 22

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South American Championship for Men". International Basketball Federation. FIBA Archive. Retrieved 16 August 2014.

External linksEdit