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1954 FIBA World Championship

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Host nation  Brazil
Teams  12
Start date  October 22, 1954
Venues  1
1954 FIBA World Championship
Dates  October 23 – November 5
Points  Oscar Aldo Moglia (18.7)
Champion  United States men's national basketball team
Similar  1963 FIBA World Championship, 1950 FIBA World Championship, 1978 FIBA World Championship, 1970 FIBA World Championship, 1990 FIBA World Championship

1954 fiba world championship

The 1954 FIBA World Championship (also called the 2nd World Basketball Championship – 1954) was an international basketball tournament held by the International Basketball Federation in Ginásio do Maracanãzinho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from October 23 to November 5, 1954. Twelve nations participated in the tournament.


Classification round

All teams play one game against each other for a total of three games.

Final round

All teams play one game against each other for a total of seven games. The teams with the best records are awarded medals.

The tie between Canada, Formosa and Uruguay was broken by the goal averages of the games between those three teams, considering both had 1–1 records against each other.


1954 FIBA World Championship Wikipedia