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1997 FIBA Under 19 World Championship for Women

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Host nation  Brazil
Venues  1 (in 1 host city)
Dates  July 5 – 13
Points  Miki (22.1)
1997 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women
Teams  12 (from 5 federations)
Champions  United States (1st title)

The 1997 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women took place in Brazil from 5 to 13 July 1997. It was co-organised by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and Brazilian Basketball Confederation.

Contents

Twelve national teams competed for the championship. United States came away with the Gold medal by defeating Australia 78-74 in the final.

Venues

  • Natal
  • Competing nations

    Except Brazil, which automatically qualified as the host nation, the 11 remaining countries qualified through their continents’ qualifying tournaments:

    Preliminary Round

    Times given below are in UTC-03:00

    Bracket

    5th place bracket
    9th place bracket

    References

    1997 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women Wikipedia


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