Yugoslavia men's national under-16 basketball team

The Yugoslavia men's national under-16 basketball team (Serbo-Croatian: Kadetska košarkaška reprezentacija Jugoslavije) was the boys' basketball team, administered by Basketball Federation of Yugoslavia, that represented SFR Yugoslavia in international under-16 (under age 16) men's basketball competitions, consisted mainly of the European Championship for Cadets, nowadays known as the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship.

Yugoslavia men's national under-16 basketball team
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing  Yugoslavia
European Championship for Cadets
Gold medal – first place 1971 Gorizia
Gold medal – first place 1979 Damascus
Gold medal – first place 1983 Tübingen, Ludwigsburg
Gold medal – first place 1985 Ruse
Gold medal – first place 1987 Székesfehérvár, Kaposvár
Silver medal – second place 1977 Le Touquet, Berck
Silver medal – second place 1989 Spain
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Angri, Summonte
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Athens, Thessaloniki

After the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia in 1991, the successor countries all set up their own national under-16 teams. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia teams won the Championship, as of 2017.

Several members of the team have been inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame, including players Mirza Delibašić, Vlade Divac, Dragan Kićanović, Toni Kukoč, Dražen Petrović, and coach Mirko Novosel. Also, Petrović and Novosel are members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Individual awardsEdit

Top Scorer[1]

Competitive recordEdit

Year Pos. GP W L Ref.
  1971   7 6 1 [2]
  1973   9 6 3 [3]
  1975   6 5 1 [4]
  1977   7 5 2 [5]
  1979   7 7 0 [6]
  1981 5th 7 4 3 [7]
  1983   7 6 1 [8]
  1985   7 6 1 [9]
  1987   7 7 0 [10]
  1989   7 5 2 [11]
  1991 8th 7 3 4 [12]
Total 11/11 78 60 18

CoachesEdit

Years Head Coach[13] Assistant Coach(es)
1971   Mirko Novosel
1973   Joša Gagel
1975   Janez Drvarič
1977–1979   Luka Stančić
1981–1983   Rusmir Halilović
1985   Svetislav Pešić
1987–1989   Janez Drvarič
1991   Rajko Toroman

RostersEdit

1971 Championship 1973 Championship 1975 Championship 1977 Championship 1979 Championship 1981 Championship
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4 Dragan Todorić
5 Predrag Tripković
6 Ante Zaloker
7 Dragan Kićanović
8 Marko Martinović
9 Milan Milićević
10 Zoran Biorac
11 Rajko Žižić
12 Mirza Delibašić
13 Željko Morelj
14 Radmilo Lukovac
15 Mirko Grgin
4 Dušan Božić
5 Goran Kriznar
6 Boško Bosiočić
7 Dušan Zupančić
8 None
9 Budimir Ćosović
10 Andro Knego
11 Mladen Mohorović
12 Ratko Radovanović
13 Dragan Pribanović
14 Dragan Vulić
15 Đorđe Bosnić
4 Mladen Ostojić
5 Žarko Koprivica
6 Milenko Babić
7 Peter Vilfan
8 Boran Pilindavinć
9 Stane Košnik
10 Slobodan Pećirko
11 Željko Pribanović
12 Aleksandar Petrović
13 Nebojša Nikolić
14 Branko Sikirić
15 Rade Vukosavljević
4 Stane Premrl
5 Draško Vučetić
6 Darko Petronijević
7 Sabahudin Bilalović
8 Žarko Đurišić
9 Mitja Muha
10 Bogdan Blaznik
11 Davor Dogan
12 Mihailo Poček
13 Goran Mastilović
14 Milenko Savović
15 Milenko Manojlović
4 Srđan Dabić
5 Nebojša Zorkić
6 Marko Ivanović
7 Matej Janžek
8 Milan Benčić
9 Zoran Čutura
10 Dragan Zovko
11 Tomislav Tiringer
12 Jurica Kos
13 Robert Medved
14 Željko Mrnjavac
15 Jurid Kebe
4 Neven Cambij
5 Dražen Petrović
6 Aleksandar Aleksić
7 Ivo Petović
8 Stojko Vranković
9 Siniša Radonjić
10 Zoran Sretenović
11 Velimir Perasović
12 Saša Radunović
13 Vladimir Mićunović
14 Edin Pašić
15 Aleksandar Milivojša
1983 Championship 1985 Championship 1987 Championship 1989 Championship 1991 Championship
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4 Zoran Livljanić
5 Branislav Prelević
6 Zoran Jevtić
7 Jure Zdovc
8 Miroslav Pecarski
9 Ivo Nakić
10 Samir Mujanović
11 Igor Lukačić
12 Ivica Mavrenski
13 Žarko Paspalj
14 Denis Perić
15 Luka Pavićević
4 Emilio Kovačić
5 Nenad Trunić
6 Zoran Kalpić
7 Toni Kukoč
8 Slaviša Koprivica
9 Nebojša Ilić
10 Nebojša Razić
11 Rade Milutinović
12 Vlade Divac
13 Dževad Alihodžić
14 Nenad Videka
15 Radenko Dobraš
4 Živko Badžim
5 Oliver Popović
6 Rastko Cvetković
7 Žan Tabak
8 Ante Perica
9 Nenad Grmuša
10 Boris Orcev
11 Marijan Kraljević
12 Obrad Ignjatović
13 Arijan Komazec
14 Mirko Pavlović
15 Bojan Popović
4 Vladimir Novosel
5 Nikola Lončar
6 Mirko Joksimović
7 Aleksandar Surla
8 Aleksandar Avlijaš
9 Velibor Radović
10 Miro Jurić
11 Željko Topalović
12 Miladin Mutavdžić
13 Petar Arsić
14 Bojan Tadić
15 Predrag Prlinčević
4 Igor Perović
5 Aleksandar Bjelić
6 Haris Brkić
7 Saša Dončić
8 Đerđ Palfi
9 Branko Sinđelić
10 Zlatko Bolić
11 Predrag Drobnjak
12 Aleksandar Lazić
13 Miljan Vuksanović
14 Dejan Mišković
15 Dušan Jelić

New national teamsEdit

After the dissolution of SFR Yugoslavia in 1991, five new countries were created: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, FR Yugoslavia (in 2003, renamed to Serbia and Montenegro) and Slovenia. In 2006, Montenegro became an independent nation and Serbia became the legal successor of Serbia and Montenegro. In 2008, Kosovo declared independence from Serbia and became a FIBA member in 2015.

Here is a list of men's national under-16 teams on the SFR Yugoslavia area:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  12. ^ "1991 European Championship for Cadets". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
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  16. ^ "Yugoslavia – 1975 European Championship for Cadets". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
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  19. ^ "Yugoslavia – 1981 European Championship for Cadets". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  20. ^ "1983 Yugoslavia Cadet team". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  21. ^ "1985 Yugoslavia Cadet team". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  22. ^ "1987 Yugoslavia Cadet team". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  23. ^ "1989 Yugoslavia Cadet team". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  24. ^ "1991 Yugoslavia Cadet team". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 13 July 2018.