Yugoslavia men's national under-21 basketball team

The Yugoslavia men's national under-21 basketball team (Serbian Cyrillic: Кошаркашка репрезентација Југославије до 21 годину) was the men's basketball team, administered by Basketball Federation of Serbia and Montenegro, that represented FR Yugoslavia (later Serbia and Montenegro) in international under-21 (under age 21) men's basketball competitions, consisted of the FIBA Under-21 World Championship (1993–2005). The event was originally referred to as the World Championship for Men '22 and Under'.

Yugoslavia men's national under-21 basketball team
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing  FR Yugoslavia
FIBA Under-21 World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Melbourne

Competitive recordEdit

The FIBA Under-21 World Championship was a men's under age 21 basketball competition organized by FIBA. FIBA has discontinued world championships for this age group.[1]

Year Pos. GP W L Ref.
  1993 Suspended [2]
  1997   8 5 3 [3]
  2001 Did not qualify [4]
  2005 Did not qualify1 [5]
Total 1/4 8 5 3
Notes

1Competed as Serbia and Montenegro

The 1997 rosterEdit

The following is the Yugoslavia roster that won the bronze medal at the 1997 World Championship:[6]

Yugoslavia men's national under-22 basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 4 Šćepanović, Vlado 21 – (1975-11-13)13 November 1975 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Budućnost  
G/F 5 Petrović, Veselin 20 – (1977-01-07)7 January 1977 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) FMP Železnik  
PG 6 Rakočević, Igor 19 – (1978-03-29)29 March 1978 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Crvena zvezda  
F 7 Čubrilo, Aleksandar 21 – (1975-11-25)25 November 1975 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) Partizan  
F 8 Nađfeji, Aleksandar 20 – (1976-10-26)26 October 1976 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) Radnički Beograd  
C 9 Stanojević, Jovo 19 – (1977-09-27)27 September 1977 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Crvena zvezda  
C 10 Basarić, Dragan 21 – (1975-11-17)17 November 1975 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) Borac Čačak  
C 11 Glintić, Aleksandar 21 – (1976-04-19)19 April 1976 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Beovuk 72  
C 12 Ostojić, Đuro 21 – (1976-02-17)17 February 1976 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) Mornar  
F 13 Čanak, Nenad 21 – (1976-04-24)24 April 1976 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) Spartak  
PG 15 Lukovski, Dragan 22 – (1975-03-21)21 March 1975 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Partizan  
Head coach
Assistant coaches

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 1 August 1997

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Basketball Australia - FIBA will no longer hold world championships in this age group (U21)
  2. ^ "1993 World Championship for Men 22 and Under". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  3. ^ "1997 World Championship for Men 22 and Under". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  4. ^ "2001 World Championship for Young Men". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  5. ^ "2005 FIBA U21 World Championship for Men". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  6. ^ "1997 Yugoslavia U22 team". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 3 July 2018.

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