EuroBasket Women 2001

EuroBasket Women 2001 occurred in France from September 14 to September 23, 2001. The winners were the home team France, followed by Russia and Spain.

EuroBasket 2001 Women
28th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationFrance
DatesSeptember 14 – 23
Teams12 
(from 49 federations)
Venues3 
(in 3 host cities)
Champions France
(1st title)
MVP Catherine Melain
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Dydek 24.4  France 78.3
Rebounds Dydek 10.9  Russia 39.6
Assists Ivanyi 6.4  France 21.6
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Venues

The tournament was held in three cities in France: Orléans, Le Mans and Gravelines. The arenas, in which the tournament was held, were: in Orléans, Palais des Sports; in Le Mans, Antarès; and in Gravelines, Gravelines Sportica.

Qualification

The qualification to the tournament was held in 1999 and 2000. Twenty teams were divided into five groups of four. The top two qualified to the tournament. The following teams qualified to the EuroBasket Women 2001:

In addition to the qualified teams, who went through the qualification process, the host nation France automatically qualified to the tournament. Also, Poland, the gold medalist of EuroBasket 1999 Women, qualified to the tournament automatically.

Squads

Preliminary round

Times given below are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).

Group A

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Pts
1. France 550406320+8610
2. Spain 532397344+538
3. Poland 532354329+258
4. Yugoslavia 532383373+108
5. Romania 514315404– 896
6. Ukraine 505322407– 855
14 September
14:30
Yugoslavia 8362 Ukraine
14 September
17:00
Spain 7868 Poland
14 September
20:00
Romania 5291 France
15 September
15:00
Ukraine 6593 Spain
15 September
17:30
Poland 7655 Romania
15 September
20:00
France 8867 Yugoslavia
16 September
15:00
Romania 6183 Spain
16 September
17:30
France 8471 Ukraine
16 September
20:00
Yugoslavia 6683 Poland
18 September
15:00
Ukraine 6786 Romania
18 September
17:30
Spain 7980 Yugoslavia
18 September
20:00
Poland 6673 France
19 September
15:00
Yugoslavia 8761 Romania
19 September
17:30
Poland 6157 Ukraine
19 September
20:00
France 7064 Spain

Group B

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Pts
1. Russia 541356276+809
2. Lithuania 541371358+139
3. Hungary 532317302+158
4. Slovakia 523337341– 47
5. Greece 514319380−616
6. Czech Republic 514328371−436
14 September
14:30
Greece 7578 Lithuania
14 September
17:00
Czech Republic 7085 Slovakia
14 September
20:00
Hungary 6561 Russia
15 September
15:00
Lithuania 8280 Czech Republic
15 September
17:30
Slovakia 5661 Hungary
15 September
20:00
Russia 8035 Greece
16 September
15:00
Hungary 5557 Czech Republic
16 September
17:30
Russia 7870 Lithuania
16 September
20:00
Greece 7481 Slovakia
18 September
15:00
Lithuania 6562 Hungary
18 September
17:30
Czech Republic 6772 Greece
18 September
20:00
Russia 6052 Slovakia
19 September
15:00
Greece 6374 Hungary
19 September
17:30
Slovakia 6376 Lithuania
19 September
20:00
Russia 7754 Czech Republic

Knockout stage

Championship bracket

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
September 21, 2001
 
 
 Russia64
 
September 22, 2001
 
 Yugoslavia59
 
 Russia74
 
September 21, 2001
 
 Spain59
 
 Spain71
 
September 23, 2001
 
 Hungary60
 
 Russia68
 
September 21, 2001
 
 France73
 
 France72
 
September 22, 2001
 
 Slovakia56
 
 France75
 
September 21, 2001
 
 Lithuania44 Third place
 
 Lithuania83
 
September 23, 2001
 
 Poland81
 
 Spain89
 
 
 Lithuania74
 

5th place brakcet

 
Semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
September 22, 2001
 
 
Yugoslavia78
 
September 23, 2001
 
Hungary58
 
Yugoslavia82
 
September 22, 2001
 
Poland76
 
Slovakia66
 
 
Poland80
 
Seventh place
 
 
September 23, 2001
 
 
Hungary79
 
 
Slovakia68

Final standings

Place Team
1  France
2  Russia
3  Spain
4  Lithuania
5  Yugoslavia
6  Poland
7  Hungary
8  Slovakia
9  Czech Republic
10  Greece
11  Ukraine
12  Romania
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