1979 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

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1979 EuroBasket Under-16
5th FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host nationSyria
Dates19–27 July 1979
Teams11 
(from 1 federations)
Champions Yugoslavia
(2nd title)
1977
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The 1979 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship (known at that time as 1979 European Championship for Cadets) was the 5th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The city of Damascus, in Syria, hosted the tournament. Yugoslavia won the trophy for the second time and tied with the Soviet Union as the most winning countries in the tournament.

Teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

The eleven teams were allocated in two groups (one of five and one of six teams).

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th–8th playoffs
     Team competed in 9th–11th round

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Italy 4 4 0 380 279 8
 West Germany 4 3 1 305 288 7
 Syria 4 1 3 310 307 5
 Belgium 4 1 3 284 333 5
 Turkey 4 1 3 272 344 5

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Yugoslavia 5 5 0 477 371 10
 Spain 5 4 1 506 352 9
 Soviet Union 5 3 2 447 389 8
 Bulgaria 5 2 3 412 399 7
 Greece 5 1 4 378 397 6
 Austria 5 0 5 287 599 5

Knockout stage[edit]

     Ninth place
     Tenth place
     Eleventh place

9th–11th round[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Greece 2 2 0 168 122 4
 Turkey 2 1 1 187 143 3
 Austria 0 0 2 106 196 2

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

 
PlayoffsFifth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Syria79
 
 
 
 Bulgaria104
 
 Bulgaria75
 
 
 
 Soviet Union91
 
 Soviet Union111
 
 
 Belgium70
 
Seventh place
 
 
 
 
 
 Syria104
 
 
 Belgium74

Championship[edit]

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Italy76
 
 
 
 Spain69
 
 Italy100
 
 
 
 Yugoslavia103
 
 Yugoslavia95
 
 
 West Germany73
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 Spain122
 
 
 West Germany82

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team
Gold medal icon.svg  Yugoslavia
Silver medal icon.svg  Italy
Bronze medal icon.svg  Spain
4th  West Germany
5th  Soviet Union
6th  Bulgaria
7th  Syria
8th  Belgium
9th  Greece
10th  Turkey
11th  Austria
 1979 FIBA Europe U-16 Championship 

Yugoslavia
Second title
Team Roster

Srđan Dabić, Nebojša Zorkić, Marko Ivanović, Matej Janžek, Milan Benčić, Zoran Čutura, Dragan Zovko, Tomislav Tiringer, Jurica Kos, Robert Medved, Željko Mrnjavac, and Jurid Kebe. Head Coach: Luka Stančić.

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