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1993 FIBA Americas Championship for Women

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Host nation  Brazil
Teams  8
Dates  26 June – 4 July
Venues  1 (in 1 host city)
1993 FIBA Americas Championship for Women
Champions  United States (1st title)

The 1993 FIBA Americas Championship for Women, was the second FIBA Americas Championship for Women regional basketball championship held by FIBA Americas, which also served as Americas qualifier for the 1994 FIBA World Championship for Women, granting berths to the top four teams in the final standings. It was held in Brazil between 26 June and 4 July 1993. Eight national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA Americas, the sport's regional governing body. The city of São Paulo hosted the tournament. The United States won their first title after defeating hosts Brazil in the final.

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Format

  • Teams were split into two round-robin groups of four teams each. The top two teams from each group advanced to the second stage and qualified directly to the 1994 FIBA World Championship for Women. The second stage consisted of another round robin group of four teams, where the top two teams played and extra game to define the champion, and the other two teams played for third place.
  • The teams that did not advance to the second round were cross-paired (3A vs. 3B, 4A vs. 4B) and played an extra game to define fifth through eighth place in the final standings.
  • Qualification

    Eight teams qualified during the qualification tournaments held in their respective zones in 1993; two teams (USA and Canada) qualified automatically since they are the only members of the North America zone.

  • North America:  Canada,  United States
  • Caribbean and Central America: Cuba,  Mexico,  Puerto Rico
  • South America:  Argentina,  Brazil,  Chile
  • References

    1993 FIBA Americas Championship for Women Wikipedia


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