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1995 FIBA Americas Championship for Women

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Host nation  Canada
Teams  5
Champions  Canada (1st title)
Dates  June 22–29
Venues  1 (in 1 host city)
1995 FIBA Americas Championship for Women

The 1995 FIBA Americas Championship for Women, was the third FIBA Americas Championship for Women regional basketball championship held by FIBA Americas, which also served as Americas qualifier for the 1996 Summer Olympics, granting berths to the champion and runner-up. It was held in Canada between June 22 and June 29, 1995. Five national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA Americas, the sport's regional governing body. The city of Hamilton hosted the tournament. Canada won their first title after defeating hosts Cuba in the final.

Format

  • The preliminary stage consisted of a single round-robin group. The top four teams advanced to the knockout semifinals, where the winners qualified directly to the 1996 Summer Olympics. The winners from the semifinals competed for the championship. There was no third place game.
  • References

    1995 FIBA Americas Championship for Women Wikipedia


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