FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship

The FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the American basketball championships for players under 18 years that take place every two years among national teams of the continent. Before the 2006 edition the championship was played by under-19 teams.

FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship
FormerlyFIBA Americas Under-19 Championship
SportBasketball
Founded1990
FounderFIBA Americas
Inaugural season1990
No. of teams8
ContinentAmericas
Most recent
champion(s)
 United States
(9th title)
Most titles United States
(9 titles)
Related
competitions
FIBA Under-19 World Championship
Official websiteFIBA.com

Summary

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1990  Uruguay
(Montevideo)

United States
105–73
Argentina

Brazil
69–61
Uruguay
1994  Argentina
(Santa Rosa)

United States
77–72
Argentina

Puerto Rico
70–47
Venezuela
1998  Dominican Republic
(Puerto Plata)

United States
91–66
Argentina

Brazil
74–70
Venezuela
2002  Venezuela
(Margarita Island)

Puerto Rico
76–53
Venezuela

United States
71–65
Argentina
2006  United States
(San Antonio)

United States
104–82
Argentina

Brazil
79–70
Canada
2008  Argentina
(Formosa)

Argentina
77–64
United States

Canada
83–68
Puerto Rico
2010  United States
(San Antonio)

United States
81–78
Brazil

Canada
86–83
(OT)

Argentina
2012  Brazil
(São Sebastião do Paraíso)

United States
81–56
Brazil

Canada
68–66
Argentina
2014  United States
(Colorado Springs)

United States
113–79
Canada

Dominican Republic
64–53
Argentina
2016  Chile
(Valdivia)

United States
99–84
Canada

Brazil
59–58
Puerto Rico
2018  Canada
(St. Catharines)

United States
113–74
Canada

Argentina
87–79
Puerto Rico

Performances by nation

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States91111
2 Argentina1416
3 Puerto Rico1012
4 Canada0336
5 Brazil0246
6 Venezuela0101
7 Dominican Republic0011
Totals (7 nations)11111133

Participation details

Team
1990

1994

1998

2002

2006

2008

2010

2012

2014

2016

2018
Total
 Argentina 2nd2nd2nd4th2nd1st4th4th4th5th3rd11
 Bahamas 7th8th2
 Brazil 3rd5th3rd6th3rd2nd2nd6th3rd9
 Canada 9th7th6th7th4th3rd3rd3rd2nd2nd2nd11
 Chile 6th5th2
 Colombia 8th1
 Costa Rica 10th1
 Cuba 6th7th2
 Dominican Republic 6th5th5th3rd8th6th6
 Ecuador 8th1
 Mexico 9th8th8th8th7th8th5th7th8
 Panama 7th8th7th3
 Puerto Rico 5th3rd1st5th4th6th6th5th4th4th10
 United States 1st1st1st3rd1st2nd1st1st1st1st1st11
 Uruguay 4th9th6th6th5th8th6
 Venezuela 8th4th4th2nd5th5
 Virgin Islands 7th7th7th3
Total1010888888888

MVP Awards (since 2014)

Year MVP Award Winner
2014 Stanley Johnson
2016 Markelle Fultz
2018 Quentin Grimes

See also

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