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FIBA Basketball World Cup records

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FIBA Basketball World Cup records

List of records attained in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Performances of host countries

From 1959 to 1982, the host qualified directly to the final round, thus bypassing the preliminary round (group stages). As a result, the host's final rank would no worse than the number of teams in the final round (between six and eight); however from 1986 the host was made to compete in the preliminary round.

However, the success rate of hosts winning the tournament is rather low (19%, 3 of 16), as compared to the FIFA World Cup's success rate of 32% (6 of 19); furthermore, no host has won the championship since Yugoslavia won in 1970, and only one host since then has won any type of medal (Turkey with a silver medal in 2010).

All-time team records

  FIBA Africa,   FIBA Americas,   FIBA Asia,   FIBA Europe,   FIBA Oceania

*Defunct country.

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References

FIBA Basketball World Cup records Wikipedia


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