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Eurobasket 1969

FIBA EuroBasket 1969
16th FIBA European Basketball Championship
Official website
EuroBasket 1969 (archive)
Tournament details
Host nation  Italy
Dates September 27 – October 5
Teams 12 (from 33 federations)
Venues 2 Naples, Caserta (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Soviet Union (10th title)
MVP Soviet Union Sergei Belov
Tournament statistics
PlayersTeams
Points Greece Giorgos Kolokithas (23.5)  Yugoslavia (86.5)
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The 1969 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1969, was the sixteenth FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

First round

Group A – Caserta

 Yugoslavia  Greece 98–62
 Hungary  Soviet Union 63–95
 Bulgaria  Sweden 87–90
 Bulgaria  Hungary 66–65
 Sweden  Yugoslavia 43–115
 Greece  Soviet Union 63–83
 Soviet Union  Sweden 91–47
 Greece  Hungary 50–50 aet. 58–59
 Yugoslavia  Bulgaria 76–60
 Hungary  Yugoslavia 56–85
 Soviet Union  Bulgaria 85–62
 Greece  Sweden 88–76
 Bulgaria  Greece 84–67
 Soviet Union  Yugoslavia 61–73
 Sweden  Hungary 76–92
Pos. Team Matches Wins Loses Results Points Diff.
1.  Yugoslavia 5 5 0 447:282 10 +165
2.  Soviet Union 5 4 1 415:308 8 +107
3.  Bulgaria 5 2 3 359:383 4 −24
4.  Hungary 5 2 3 335:380 4 −45
5.  Greece 5 1 4 338:400 2 −62
6.  Sweden 5 1 4 332:473 2 −141

Group B – Naples

 Italy  Spain 65–53
 Israel  Poland 78–92
 Czechoslovakia  Romania 72–70
 Czechoslovakia  Israel 90–82
 Romania  Italy 62–74
 Poland  Spain 79–78
 Romania  Israel 75–74
 Italy  Poland 54–55
 Spain  Czechoslovakia 60–97
 Romania  Spain 63–78
 Israel  Italy 66–79
 Poland  Czechoslovakia 60–75
 Poland  Romania 63–95
 Italy  Czechoslovakia 62–63
 Spain  Israel 90–81
Pos. Team Matches Wins Loses Results Points Diff.
1.  Czechoslovakia 5 5 0 397:334 10 +63
2.  Poland 5 3 2 349:380 6 −31
3.  Italy 5 3 2 334:299 6 +35
4.  Spain 5 2 3 359:385 4 −26
5.  Romania 5 2 3 365:361 4 +4
6.  Israel 5 0 5 381:426 0 −45

Knockout stage

Places 9 – 12 in Naples

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
 Greece  Israel 95–62
 Sweden  Romania 84–95

Places 5 – 8 in Naples

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
 Bulgaria  Spain 75–78
 Hungary  Italy 60–78

Places 1 – 4 in Naples

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
 Yugoslavia  Poland 76–74
 Soviet Union  Czechoslovakia 83–69

Finals – all games in Naples

Placement Team 1 Team 2 Res.
11th place  Sweden  Israel 83–92
9th place  Greece  Romania 81–87
7th place  Bulgaria  Hungary 92–48
5th place  Spain  Italy 71–66
3rd place  Czechoslovakia  Poland 77–75
Final  Soviet Union  Yugoslavia 81–72
 1969 FIBA European Champions 

Soviet Union
Tenth title

Final rankings

  1.  Soviet Union
  2.  Yugoslavia
  3.  Czechoslovakia
  4.  Poland
  5.  Spain
  6.  Italy
  7.  Bulgaria
  8.  Hungary
  9.  Romania
  10.  Greece
  11.  Israel
  12.  Sweden

Awards

1969 FIBA European Championship MVP: Sergey Belov (Soviet Union Soviet Union)
All-Tournament Team[1]
Soviet Union Sergei Belov (MVP)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ivo Daneu
Poland Edward Jurkiewicz
Spain Clifford Luyk
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Krešimir Ćosić

Team rosters

1. Soviet Union: Sergei Belov, Alexander Belov, Modestas Paulauskas, Gennadi Volnov, Priit Tomson, Anatoly Polivoda, Zurab Sakandelidze, Vladimir Andreev, Aleksander Kulkov, Aleksander Boloshev, Sergei Kovalenko, Vitali Zastukhov (Coach: Alexander Gomelsky)

2. Yugoslavia: Krešimir Ćosić, Ivo Daneu, Nikola Plećaš, Vinko Jelovac, Damir Šolman, Rato Tvrdić, Ljubodrag Simonović, Trajko Rajković, Dragutin Čermak, Dragan Kapičić, Vladimir Cvetković, Zoran Marojević (Coach: Ranko Žeravica)

3. Czechoslovakia: Jiří Zídek Sr., Vladimir Pistelak, Jiří Zedníček, Frantisek Konvicka, Jiri Ruzicka, Jiri Ammer, Jan Bobrovsky, Robert Mifka, Karel Baroch, Jiri Konopasek, Petr Novicky, Jan Blažek (Coach: Nikolaj Ordnung)

4. Poland: Bohdan Likszo, Edward Jurkiewicz, Bolesław Kwiatkowski, Włodzimierz Trams, Andrzej Seweryn, Grzegorz Korcz, Waldemar Kozak, Henryk Cegielski, Jan Dolczewski, Marek Ladniak, Adam Niemiec, Krzysztof Gula (Coach: Witold Zagórski)

References

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