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1979 FIBA Europe Under 16 Championship

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Host nation  Syria
Champions  Yugoslavia (2nd title)
Dates  19–27 July 1977
1979 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Teams  11 (from 1 federations)

The 1979 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship (known at that time as 1979 European Championship for Cadets) was the 5th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The city of Damascus, in Syria, hosted the tournament. Yugoslavia won the trophy for the second time and tied with the Soviet Union as the most winning countries in the tournament.



  •  Austria
  •  Belgium
  •  Bulgaria
  •  West Germany
  •  Greece
  •  Italy
  •  Soviet Union
  •  Spain
  •  Syria
  •  Turkey
  •  Yugoslavia
  • Preliminary round

    The eleven teams were allocated in two groups (one of five and one of six teams).


    1979 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship Wikipedia

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