EuroBasket Women 2017

The 2017 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 2017 was the 36th edition of the continental tournament in women's basketball, sanctioned by the FIBA Europe. The tournament was awarded to Czech Republic after winning the bid to Serbia.[1] The tournament also serves as a qualification for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Spain, with the top five nations qualifying. As hosts Spain finished in the top five, the sixth placed team also qualified.

EuroBasket 2017 Women
36th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Czech Republic
Dates16–25 June
Teams16 
(from 1 federations)
Venues3 
(in 2 host cities)
Champions Spain
(3rd title)
MVP Alba Torrens
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Iagupova (21.3)  Russia (70.5)
Rebounds Vadeeva (12.3)  Russia (49.8)
Assists Iagupova (5.5)  Belgium (19.0)
Official website
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The championship was reverted to a 16 teams championship, after the 20 teams that participated in 2015.

Spain defeated France 71–55 in the final to win their third title.[2]

In total, 61 556 people visited this event.[3]

Venues

Prague Hradec Králové
Prague
Hradec Králové
O2 Arena Královka Arena Zimní stadion Hradec Králové
Final Phase Group Phase, Qualification for Quarter-Finals Group Phase, Qualification for Quarter-Finals
Capacity: 17,000 Capacity: 2,500 Capacity: 7,000

Qualification

Qualified teams

CountryQualified asDate of qualificationLast appearanceBest placement in tournamentWR
 Czech RepublicHost nation28 June 20152015Champions (2005)5th
 SpainWinners of Qualification Group I24 February 2016[4]2015Champions (1993, 2013)2nd
 FranceWinners of Qualification Group B19 November 2016[5]2015Champions (2001, 2009)3rd
 ItalyWinners of Qualification Group C19 November 2016[5]2015Champions (1938)31st
 SloveniaWinners of Qualification Group A19 November 2016[5]DebutNR
 TurkeyWinners of Qualification Group H19 November 2016[5]2015Runners-up (2011)7th
 UkraineWinners of Qualification Group D19 November 2016[5]2015Champions (1995)41st
 BelgiumWinners of Qualification Group G23 November 201620076th Place (2003)NR
 HungaryWinners of Qualification Group E23 November 20162015Runners-up (1950, 1956)50th
 RussiaWinners of Qualification Group F23 November 20162015Champions (2003, 2007, 2011)11th
 BelarusTop 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification23 November 201620153rd Place (2007)12th
 GreeceTop 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification23 November 201620155th Place (2009)20th
 LatviaTop 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification23 November 201620154th Place (2007)27th
 MontenegroTop 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification23 November 201620156th Place (2011)27th
 SerbiaTop 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification23 November 20162015Champions (2015)9th
 SlovakiaTop 6 ranked of 2nd-placed teams in Qualification23 November 20162015Runners-up (1997)27th

Draw

The draw took place in Prague on 9 December 2016.[6][7]

Seedings

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

 France
 Spain
 Russia
 Turkey

 Serbia
 Belarus
 Ukraine
 Montenegro

 Greece
 Slovakia
 Czech Republic
 Latvia

 Italy
 Hungary
 Belgium
 Slovenia

Squads

All rosters consisted of 12 players.[8]

First round

Group A

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Spain 3 2 1 201 169 +32 5[lower-alpha 1] Quarterfinals
2  Ukraine 3 2 1 197 195 +2 5[lower-alpha 1] Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Hungary 3 1 2 194 216 22 4[lower-alpha 2]
4  Czech Republic (H) 3 1 2 184 196 12 4[lower-alpha 2]
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. Spain 76–54 Ukraine
  2. Czech Republic 70–74 Hungary
16 June 2017
Ukraine 59–47 Czech Republic
Hungary 48–62 Spain
17 June 2017
Spain 76–54 Ukraine
Czech Republic 70–74 Hungary
19 June 2017
Hungary 72–84 Ukraine
Czech Republic 67–63 Spain

Group B

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Turkey 3 3 0 211 185 +26 6 Quarterfinals
2  Italy 3 2 1 201 175 +26 5 Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Slovakia 3 1 2 187 196 9 4
4  Belarus 3 0 3 193 236 43 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
16 June 2017
Belarus 60–80 Italy
Turkey 69–58 Slovakia
17 June 2017
Slovakia 68–59 Belarus
Italy 53–54 Turkey
19 June 2017
Belarus 74–88 Turkey
Slovakia 61–68 Italy

Group C

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  France 3 3 0 213 188 +25 6 Quarterfinals
2  Serbia 3 1 2 205 211 6 4[lower-alpha 1] Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Greece 3 1 2 188 189 1 4[lower-alpha 1]
4  Slovenia 3 1 2 196 214 18 4[lower-alpha 1]
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
Notes:
  1. Serbia 3 Pts, +10 PD; Greece 3 Pts, +6 PD; Slovenia 3 Pts, −16 PD
16 June 2017
Serbia 60–69 Greece
Slovenia 68–70 France
17 June 2017
Greece 56–59 Slovenia
France 73–57 Serbia
19 June 2017
Serbia 88–69 Slovenia
France 70–63 Greece

Group D

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Belgium 3 3 0 204 197 +7 6 Quarterfinals
2  Russia 3 2 1 224 189 +35 5 Qualification for quarterfinals
3  Latvia 3 1 2 193 188 +5 4
4  Montenegro 3 0 3 173 220 47 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
16 June 2017
Belgium 66–64 Montenegro
Latvia 59–71 Russia
17 June 2017
Montenegro 55–76 Latvia
Russia 75–76 (OT) Belgium
19 June 2017
Latvia 58–62 Belgium
Montenegro 54–78 Russia

Final round

 
Qualification for quarterfinalsQuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
 Spain67
 
20 June 2017
 
 Latvia47
 
 Serbia70
 
24 June 2017
 
 Latvia75
 
 Spain68
 
 
 Belgium52
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
 Belgium79
 
20 June 2017
 
 Italy66
 
 Italy49
 
25 June 2017
 
 Hungary48
 
 Spain71
 
 
 France55
 
 
22 June 2017
 
 
 Turkey55
 
20 June 2017
 
 Greece84
 
 Russia58
 
24 June 2017
 
 Greece62
 
 Greece55
 
 
 France77 Third place game
 
 
22 June 201725 June 2017
 
 
 France67 Belgium78
 
20 June 2017
 
 Slovakia40  Greece45
 
 Ukraine68
 
 
 Slovakia82
 
5–8th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place game
 
      
 
24 June 2017
 
 
 Latvia68
 
25 June 2017
 
 Italy67
 
 Latvia63
 
24 June 2017
 
 Turkey72
 
 Turkey72
 
 
 Slovakia56
 
Seventh place game
 
 
25 June 2017
 
 
 Italy71
 
 
 Slovakia54

Final

25 June 2017
20:30
Spain  7155  France
Scoring by quarter: 21–18, 18–12, 17–10, 15–15
Pts: Lyttle 19
Rebs: Lyttle 8
Asts: Cruz 5
Pts: Dumerc 15
Rebs: Époupa, Amant 4
Asts: four players 2
O2 Arena, Prague
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Janusz Calik (POL), Michele Rossi (ITA), Özlem Yalman (TUR)

Final ranking

Qualified as the host nation for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
Qualified for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup
Rank Team Record
 Spain5–1
 France5–1
 Belgium5–1
4th Greece3–4
5th Turkey5–1
6th Latvia3–4
7th Italy4–3
8th Slovakia2–5
9th Russia2–2
10th Ukraine2–2
11th Serbia1–3
12th Hungary1–3
13th Czech Republic1–2
14th Slovenia1–2
15th Belarus0–3
16th Montenegro0–3

Statistics and awards

Statistical leaders

Awards

All-Star Team
Guards Center Forwards

Evanthia Maltsi
Alba Torrens

Emma Meesseman

Cecilia Zandalasini
Endéné Miyem

MVP: Alba Torrens[10]

References

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