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Soviet Union women's national basketball team

The Soviet Union women's national basketball team was the women's basketball side that represented the Soviet Union in international competitions.[1]

Soviet Union Soviet Union
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FIBA rankingdefunct
Joined FIBA1947
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationSoviet Basketball Federation
Coachnone
Olympic Games
Appearances3
MedalsGold Gold: (1976, 1980)
Bronze Bronze: (1988)
Women's World Cup
Appearances9
MedalsGold Gold: (1959, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1975, 1983)
Silver Silver: (1957, 1986)
EuroBasket Women
Appearances22
MedalsGold Gold: (1950, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991)
Silver Silver: (1958)

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the successor countries all set up their own national teams.

Competition recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Olympic Games Qualification
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
  1976   5 5 0
  1980   6 6 0
  1984 withdrew
  1988   5 3 2 5 5 0
  1992[2]   5 4 1 7 7 0
Total 21 18 3 12 12 0

FIBA World ChampionshipEdit

FIBA World Championship Qualification
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
  1953 did not participate
  1957   8 7 1
  1959   7 7 0
  1964   9 9 0
  1967   7 7 0
  1971   9 9 0
  1975   8 8 0
  1979 withdrew
  1983   10 10 0
  1986   7 6 1
  1990 5th 8 6 2
Total 73 69 4

EuroBasket WomenEdit

EuroBasket Women Qualification
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
  1938 did not participate
  1950   7 7 0
  1952   5 5 0
  1954   7 7 0
  1956   8 8 0
  1958   7 6 1
  1960   7 7 0
  1962   6 6 0
  1964   6 6 0
  1966   7 7 0
  1968   9 9 0
  1970   7 7 0
  1972   8 8 0
  1974   8 8 0
  1976   8 8 0
  1978   8 8 0
  1980   5 5 0
  1981   7 7 0
  1983   7 7 0
  1985   7 7 0
  1987   7 7 0
  1989   5 5 0
  1991   5 4 1
Total 151 149 2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Soviet Union Women's Basketball Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  2. ^ As the Unified Team.

External linksEdit