FIBA Europe

FIBA Europe is the administrative body for basketball in Europe, within the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), which includes all 50 national European basketball federations.

FIBA Europe
Formation1957 (1957)
HeadquartersMunich, Germany
Region served
Europe
Membership
50 full member associations
Official language
English
President
Turgay Demirel [1]
Parent organization
FIBA
WebsiteFIBA.basketball/Europe

Structure

FIBA Europe is one of five Regions of FIBA and is responsible for controlling and developing the sport of basketball in Europe. Among many tasks, this includes promoting, supervising and directing international competition at the club and national team levels, as well as governing and appointing European international referees. FIBA Europe is an international federation whose membership consists of the national basketball federations of Europe, of which there are currently 50 members.[2]

The highest decision making body is the Board of FIBA Europe which consists of 25 persons elected by the National Federations. The Board of FIBA Europe meets twice a year and is the executive body which represents all 50 Federations that make up the membership of FIBA Europe. All 50 federations meet once a year at the General Assembly of FIBA Europe.[2]

The Board of FIBA Europe

The current Board members are:[3][4]

  • Turgay Demirel, president
  • Karl Thaller, treasurer
  • Athos Antoniou
  • Maurizio Bertea
  • Iván Bodrogváry
  • Wolfgang Brenscheidt
  • Matej Erjavec
  • Manuel Fernandes
  • Natalia Galkina
  • Jorge Garbajosa
  • Georgi Glouchkov
  • John Goncalves
  • Amiram Halevy
  • George Kartvelishvili
  • Michal Konecny
  • Keio Kuhi
  • Nastassia Marynina
  • Bernard O'Byrne
  • Giancarlo Sergi
  • Jean-Pierre Siutat
  • Edgars Šneps
  • Mindaugas Spokas
  • Carmen Tocala
  • Stojan Vranković
  • Asterios Zois

Current Executive Committee members

Office Officeholders[5]
President Turgay Demirel
Treasurer Karl Thaller
Members Iván Bodrogváry
Natalia Galkina
Jorge Garbajosa
John Goncalves
Jean-Pierre Siutat
Carmen Tocala
Asterios Zois

Presidents

# Years Name
1 2002–2010 George Vassilakopoulos
2 2010–2013 Olafur Rafnsson
3 2013–2014 Cyriel Coomas
4 2014–present Turgay Demirel

Executive Directors

Until 1 January 2015, the position was titled as a Secretary General.

# Years Name
1 2002–2012 Nar Zanolin
2 2012–present Kamil Novak

Competitions

FIBA Europe competitions

Note: The men's EuroLeague and EuroCup are not operated by FIBA Europe, but rather by Euroleague Basketball. Both competitions are sanctioned by FIBA and play under FIBA rules.

Title holders

Competitions Last edition Champion Title Runners-up Next edition
FIBA EuroBasket Men's 2017  Slovenia 1st  Serbia 2021 (September)
FIBA Europe U-20 Men's 2019  Israel 2nd  Spain 2020
FIBA Europe U-18 Men's 2019  Spain 4th  Turkey 2020
FIBA Europe U-16 Men's 2019  Spain 5th  France 2020
FIBA EuroBasket Women's 2019  Spain 4th  France 2021
FIBA Europe U-20 Women's 2019  Italy 1st  Russia 2020
FIBA Europe U-18 Women's 2019  Italy 3rd  Hungary 2020
FIBA Europe U-16 Women's 2019  Russia 6th  Lithuania 2020
Competitions (clubs) Last edition Champion Title Runners-up Next edition
EuroLeague 2018–19 CSKA Moscow 8th Anadolu Efes 2019–20
EuroCup 2018–19 Valencia Basket 4th Alba Berlin 2019–20
Champions League 2018–19 Virtus Bologna 1st Iberostar Tenerife 2019–20
FIBA Europe Cup 2018–19 Dinamo Sassari 1st s.Oliver Würzburg 2019–20
EuroLeague Women 2018–19 UMMC Ekaterinburg 5th Dynamo Kursk 2019–20
EuroCup Women 2018–19 Nadezhda Orenburg 1st Lattes Montpellier 2019–20

Titles by nation

*Updated through 8 September 2019

Nation Men Women 3x3 Men 3x3 Women Total
Euro U20 U18 U16 Euro U20 U18 U16 Euro U18 Euro U18
 Soviet Union14·8321·118····65
 Spain324548510---142
 France11432323-12123
 Russia11--3556--2-23
 Yugoslavia8·55-·1-····19
 Italy22111131----12
 Serbia-3411-1-2---12
 Lithuania32211-1--1--11
 Greece2322--------9
 Serbia and Montenegro-214-·11····9
 Croatia--34--------7
 Turkey-123-----1--6
 Belgium------2--1-14
 Czechoslovakia1----·21····4
 Hungary---------1124
 Slovenia12------1---4
 Czech Republic----11-1----3
 Germany1-----1-----2
 Israel-2----------2
 Latvia1-------1---2
 Belarus-1----------1
 Bosnia and Herzegovina---1--------1
 Bulgaria----1-------1
 CIS·-····1·····1
 Hungary1-----------1
 Poland----1-------1
 Romania--------1---1
 Ukraine----1-------1
 Egypt1···········1

Note: Titles won by nation, as recognized by FIBA Europe, including defunct states and Egypt, current member of FIBA Africa. The FIBA European Championship for Small Countries is not included in this ranking.

Ranking

Men's ranking

This section shows the position of the men's national team of the FIBA Europe members, as of 16 September 2019.[6] Monaco is the only member that is not ranked as they did not play any FIBA competition in the last eight years.

Women's ranking

This section shows the position of the women's national team of the FIBA Europe members, as of 8 November 2019.[7]

Members

CodeAssociationNational teamsFIBA
affiliation
IOC
member
ALB Albania1947Yes
AND Andorra[n 1]1988Yes
ARM Armenia[n 1]1991Yes
AUT Austria1934Yes
AZE Azerbaijan[n 1]1991Yes
BLR Belarus1992Yes
BEL Belgium1933Yes
BIH Bosnia and Herzegovina1992Yes
BUL Bulgaria1935Yes
CRO Croatia1992Yes
CYP Cyprus1972Yes
CZE Czech Republic1932Yes
DEN Denmark1951Yes
EST Estonia1991Yes
FIN Finland1939Yes
FRA France1933Yes
GEO Georgia1992Yes
GER Germany1934Yes
GIB Gibraltar[n 1]
  • Men's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
  • Women's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
1985No[n 2]
GBR Great Britain2005Yes
GRE Greece1936Yes
HUN Hungary1935Yes
ISL Iceland1959Yes
IRL Ireland[n 1]1947Yes
ISR Israel1939Yes
ITA Italy1932Yes
KOS Kosovo
  • Men's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
  • Women's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
2015Yes
LAT Latvia1992Yes
LTU Lithuania1992Yes
LUX Luxembourg
  • Men's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
  • Women's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
1946Yes
MKD North Macedonia
  • Men's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
  • Women's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
1993Yes
MLT Malta[n 1]1967Yes
MDA Moldova[n 3]
  • Men's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
  • Women's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
1985Yes
MON Monaco[n 3]
  • Men's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
  • Women's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
1987Yes
MNE Montenegro2006Yes
NED Netherlands1946Yes
NOR Norway[n 3]1968Yes
POL Poland1934Yes
POR Portugal1932Yes
ROU Romania1932Yes
RUS Russia1947Yes
SMR San Marino[n 1]
  • Men's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
  • Women's
    • U20
    • U19
    • U18
    • U17
    • U16
1969Yes
SRB Serbia2006Yes
SVK Slovakia1993Yes
SLO Slovenia1992Yes
ESP Spain1934Yes
SWE Sweden1952Yes
SUI Switzerland1932Yes
TUR Turkey1936Yes
UKR Ukraine1992Yes

Defunct members

CodeAssociationNational teamsFIBA
affiliation
FIBA
disaffiliation
TCH Czechoslovakia1992
GDR East Germany1992
ENG England[n 4]1937
SCG Serbia and Montenegro19922006
SCO Scotland[n 4]1947
URS Soviet Union1992
WAL Wales[n 4]1956
YUG Yugoslavia19491992

Notes

  1. Member with team participating in the 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries.
  2. Part of the British Olympic Association.
  3. Member with team currently not participating in FIBA Europe-sanctioned tournaments.
  4. Integrated in the British Association.

See also

References

  1. FIBA Europe President
  2. "Organisation of FIBA Europe". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  3. "Board of FIBA Europe". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  4. "Turgay Demirel re-elected as FIBA Europe President". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 20 September 2019.
  5. "FIBA Europe Executive Committee". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  6. "FIBA World Ranking presented by Nike". FIBA. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  7. "FIBA Ranking for Women". FIBA. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
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