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1986 FIBA World Championship for Women

1986 edition of the FIBA World Championship for Women

1986 FIBA World Championship
for Women
10th FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nationSoviet Union
DatesAugust 8 – August 17
Teams12
Venues
(in 3 host cities)
Champions  United States
(4th title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Borrell (26.7)  United States (91.0)
Official website
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1986 USSR stamp.

The 1986 FIBA World Championship for Women was hosted by the Soviet Union from August 8–17, 1986. The USA won the tournament, defeating the Soviet Union 108-88 in the final.

Overview of "Soviet Union" article

Venues

Squads

Preliminary round

Group A

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Soviet Union 5 5 0 450 360 +90 10 Advance to Final Four Round
2  Canada 5 4 1 343 326 +17 9
3  Cuba 5 3 2 397 358 +39 8 Eliminated
4  Bulgaria 5 2 3 361 373 −12 7
5  South Korea 5 1 4 279 371 −92 6
6  Brazil 5 0 5 389 341 +48 5
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Standings

Group B

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  United States 5 5 0 447 300 +147 10 Advance to Final Four Round
2  Czechoslovakia 5 4 1 358 334 +24 9
3  China 5 3 2 408 344 +64 8 Eliminated
4  Hungary 5 2 3 343 380 −37 7
5  Australia 5 1 4 297 342 −45 6
6  Chinese Taipei 5 0 5 269 422 −153 5
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Standings

Final four

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Canada 59
 
 
 
 United States88
 
 United States 108
 
 
 
 Soviet Union 88
 
 Soviet Union 78
 
 
 Czechoslovakia67
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 Canada 64
 
 
 Czechoslovakia 59

Bronze medal game

July 22
19:00
Canada  64–59  Czechoslovakia
Scoring by half: 33-31, 31-28
Pts: Smith 19 Pts: Kotikova 14

Final

August 17
19:00
United States  108–88  Soviet Union
Scoring by half: 56-43, 52-45
Pts: Miller 23 Pts: Iakovleva 29

Final standings

# Team
1  United States
2  Soviet Union
3  Canada
4  Czechoslovakia
5  China
6  Cuba
7  Bulgaria
8  Hungary
9  Australia
10  South Korea
11  Brazil
12  Chinese Taipei

Awards

 1986 World Championship Winner 

United States
Fourth title

References

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