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2012 FIBA Under 17 World Championship

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Host nation  Lithuania
Venues  1 (in 1 host city)
Dates  June 29 – July 8
MVP  Jahlil Okafor
2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship
Teams  12 (from 5 federations)
Champions  United States (2nd title)

The 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship was an international basketball competition held in Kaunas, Lithuania from June 29 – July 8, 2012. It was the second edition of the Under-17 World Championships.

Contents

The United States won its second championship and Jahlil Okafor was named MVP.

Qualification

12 teams have qualified for this year's edition.

  • 2011 FIBA Africa Under-16 Championship
  •  Egypt
  • 2011 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship
  •  China
  •  South Korea
  • 2011 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship
  •  Argentina
  •  Canada
  •  United States
  • 2011 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
  •  Croatia
  •  Czech Republic
  •  France
  •  Spain
  • 2011 FIBA Oceania Under-16 Championship
  •  Australia
  • Host country
  •  Lithuania
  • Preliminary round

    The draw took place on January 10, 2012.

    Times given below are in EEST (UTC+3).

    Awards

    All-Tournament Team

  • Dante Exum
  • Gabriel Deck
  • Justise Winslow
  • Jahlil Okafor
  • Mario Hezonja
  • Referees

    The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) named the following 19 referees to officiate the basketball games at this tournament.

    Broadcasting rights

  •  Lithuania - Lietuvos rytas TV
  • References

    2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship Wikipedia


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