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EuroBasket Women 2015

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Host nations  Hungary  Romania
Rebounds  Leuchanka (11.5)
Dates  11 Jun 2015 – 28 Jun 2015
Teams  20
Points  Torrens (19.7)
Assists  Škerović (7.1)
MVP  Ana Dabović
Venues  7
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Champion  Serbia women's national basketball team
Similar  EuroBasket 2015, AfroBasket 2015, 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, EuroBasket 2013, EuroBasket 2005

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The 2015 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 2015 was the 35th edition of the continental tournament in women's basketball, sanctioned by the FIBA Europe. The tournament was co-held in Hungary, that hosted the championship for the fifth time after 1950, 1964, 1983 and 1997 and Romania that hosted it for the second time after 1966, from 11–28 June 2015.

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Serbia won their first title by defeating France 76–68 in the final.

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Host selection

Initially six member federations expressed their intention to organize the tournament: Belarus and Lithuania, who applied a joint bid; Hungary, Israel, Serbia and Spain. Lithuania later refused the plan of a joint bid and eventually two countries submitted an official candidation, Belarus and Hungary.

The final decision was made by the FIBA Europe Board on 18 December 2011 in their meeting in Munich, which awarded the organization rights to Hungary by majority vote. FIBA Europe president Ólafur Rafnsson was on the opinion that "it was an excellent choice as Hungary has tradition in basketball and especially in women's basketball." Attila Czene, State Minister for Sport of the Ministry of National Resources was also pleased, stating that the European Championship great opportunity to upgrade and expand the infrastructure, as Hungary's aim "is to invest in sport and basketball is a main team sport." "As a former Olympic champion, I am happy that we can reintroduce team sport in Hungary. Basketball is a bit behind handball right now and we are trying to close this gap, with 2015 we can start making progress" – he added.

Romanian Basketball Federation has announced that FIBA Europe board has granted them the rights to co-host EuroBasket Women in 2015 with Hungary. Originally Hungary applied to host and was awarded the tournament as the only host country. According to the announcement current plan has Romania hosting groups in Cluj-Napoca, Oradea and Timișoara.

Qualification

The qualification was held from 7 June 2013 to 25 June 2014.

Draw

The draw was held on 29 November 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.

Seedings

The seeding was announced on 20 November 2014. According to the FIBA Europe regulations the participating nations are seeded based on their record in EuroBasket Women 2013 final tournament (shown in brackets for first 6 teams) or EuroBasket Women 2015 qualification (shown in brackets with symbol Q).

Final round

5–8th place bracket

References

EuroBasket Women 2015 Wikipedia


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